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Philadelphia Flyers' Scott Hartnell (19) and Matt Read (24) celebrate after Hartnell's goal against Chicago Blackhawks' Antti Raanta (31), of Finland, and Nick Leddy (8) during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, March 18, 2014, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Philadelphia Flyers' Scott Hartnell (19) and Matt Read (24) celebrate after Hartnell's goal against Chicago Blackhawks' Antti Raanta (31), of Finland, and Nick Leddy (8) during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, March 18, 2014, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

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