NHL-Highlights of Wednesday's NHL games

Reuters

Jan 8 (The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Wednesday's National Hockey League games:

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Rangers 3, Blackhawks 2

Carl Hagelin scored his 11th goal of the season late in the third period to rally the New York Rangers to a win over the Chicago Blackhawks.

The Rangers jumped out to a 2-0 lead on first-period goals from Brad Richards and Mats Zuccarello before Jonathan Toews and Brandon Bollig tied it in the second for Chicago.

New York's Henrik Lundqvist made 35 saves for the win.

Corey Crawford stopped 29 of New York's 32 shots but has now lost all three starts since returning from a lower-body injury that sidelined him for nearly a month.

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Flyers 3, Canadiens 1

Sean Couturier, Zac Rinaldo and Michael Raffl scored goals as the surging Philadelphia Flyers beat the Montreal Canadiens.

Defenseman Andrej Meszaros had three assists and goaltender Steve Mason made 19 saves for the Flyers.

Center Tomas Plekanec scored a short-handed goal for Montreal.

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Avalanche 4, Senators 3 (overtime)

Defenseman Tyson Barrie scored 33 seconds into overtime as the Colorado Avalanche staged a late rally to overcome the Ottawa Senators.

Colorado trailed 3-2 in the third period before Paul Stastny equalised with 2:20 remaining. He finished the game with a goal and two assists, including the decisive pass for Barrie's overtime winner.

Left winger Gabriel Landeskog added two assists for the Avalanche (27-12-4).

Clarke MacArthur had a goal and an assist, and defenseman Erik Karlsson had two assists for the Senators (19-18-8), who lost for the first time in five games. (Compiled by Jahmal Corner)

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