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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Flyers Get Ugly Tie With Mighty Ducks

COMBINED REPORTS


PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania -- The Christmas gift season is over, but Eric Lindros knows a bad tie when he sees one.


Eric Desjardins and John LeClair scored power-play goals to rally the Philadelphia Flyers to a 2-2 tie Tuesday with the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim, but Lindros wasn't happy about it.


"It was a bad tie. We had 50 minutes of hockey to come back and win," Lindros said. "We had a lot of time to win it, but we've been in this tie mode this last little bit." The Flyers, who were coming off a six-game road trip and starting a five-game home stand, are 2-1-4 in their last seven games.


It was a physical game, beginning only four seconds in with a fight between the Ducks' Todd Ewen and the Flyers' Shawn Antoski after coach Ron Wilson sent Ewen out for the opening faceoff. That cost Anaheim a bench minor because Ewen wasn't on the lineup card as a starter.


Steven King and Paul Kariya scored in the first 6:20 for Anaheim, which is 4-12-5 in its last 21 games, including a current 2-6-2 slide. The Ducks are 1-6-3 in their last 10 road games and are 1-1-1 on their six-game road trip.


Kariya, the first draft choice ever by the Ducks, broke Bob Corkum's team record for goals, set in Anaheim's inaugural 1993-94 , season with his 24th goal of the season.


LeClair tied the game with 2:27 left in the second period, when he took a rebound from left to right around Guy Hebert in front of the net and slid the puck into the open net.


Avalanche 3, Bruins 0. In Boston, Massachusetts, Stephane Fiset made 37 saves for his first shutout of the season and Joe Sakic scored his league-leading 16th power-play goal as Colorado beat Boston 3-0 Tuesday night.


Originally scheduled for Monday night, the game was postponed because of the blizzard that hit the East Coast. Because Colorado plays again Wednesday, Patrick Roy was sent home ahead of the team, with Fiset getting the start against Boston.


Devils 4, Blues 2. In East Rutherford, New Jersey, Bill Guerin scored a goal and set up two by Steve Thomas as New Jersey won its third straight game.


Bobby Carpenter also scored for the Devils. Brett Hull and Mike Hudson scored for the Blues, who had a two-game winning streak snapped.


Islanders 3, Blackhawks 3 (OT). In Uniondale, New York, Bernie Nicholls scored the tying goal for Chicago with 4:35 left in regulation.


It was the second goal of the game for Nicholls, who swatted in the rebound of Gary Suter'sshot on the power play.


Bob Probert also scored for the Blackhawks, who arrived in New York just 5 1/2 hours before the game because of the East Coast blizzard.


Whalers 5, Oilers 1. In Edmonton, Alberta, Glen Featherstone and Brendan Shanahan scored in the first 100 seconds to power Hartford, ranked 25th in the NHL in offense, past the Oilers.


The Oilers were without No. 1 goaltender Bill Ranford, out with a sprained ankle, and Hartford made quick work of rookie goalie Joaquin Gage.


Hartford goaltender Sean Burke stopped 39 shots, including several at close range. Edmonton's Zdeno Ciger ended Burke's shutout bid at 18:55 of the second period. ()