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Tim Thomas made 25 saves for the Bruins in the rematch of the Eastern Conference finals. Boston won that series _ with Thomas posting a 1-0 shutout in Game 7 _ and went on to earn its first NHL title since 1972.

Tyler Seguin also had a pair of assists for Boston, which raised its sixth championship banner on Thursday night before losing to the Philadelphia Flyers 2-1.

Martin St. Louis scored for the Lightning, and Mathieu Garon stopped 38 shots.

Maple Leafs 6, Senators 5

TORONTO (AP) _ Phil Kessel had three goals and an assist and Toronto held off Ottawa for its second victory in two games this season.

Joffrey Lupul had a goal and two assists, Mikhail Grabovski and Colton Orr also scored, and James Reimer made 27 saves for Toronto, which led 5-1 midway through the third period.

Daniel Alfredsson scored twice for the Senators, coming off a 5-3 loss in Detroit on Friday night. Colin Greening, Jason Spezza and Stephane Da Costa, with his first in NHL goal, also scored, and Erik Karlsson had three assists.

Alex Auld took the loss in relief for Ottawa after allowing two goals in the third period. Craig Anderson started and gave up four goals on 20 shots through two periods.

Capitals 4, Hurricanes 3, OT

WASHINGTON (AP) _ Mike Green scored a power-play goal 2:24 into overtime and Washington won its 10th straight home opener.

Green’s drive from the top of the right circle trickled between goaltender Brian Boucher’s legs for the Capitals, who haven’t lost their first regular season game at home since Oct. 6, 2000, against the Los Angeles Kings.

Alexander Semin and Jason Chimera scored second-period goals for the Capitals, and Brooks Laich tallied in the third period.

Michal Neuvirth had 28 saves for Washington as the surprise starter over veteran free agent signing Tomas Vokoun.

Eric Staal had a pair of power-play goals for Carolina, and Jussi Jokinen sent the game to overtime with a late goal. Brian Boucher made 32 saves for the Hurricanes.

Flyers 3, Devils 0

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