- Associated Press - Wednesday, December 14, 2016

DENVER (AP) - Roman Lyubimov and Brayden Schenn scored 1:46 apart in the third period to help the Philadelphia Flyers to their 10th straight victory, 4-3 over the Colorado Avalanche on Wednesday.

The Flyers have their longest winning streak since a franchise-best 13-game run in 1985.

Off a Colorado turnover in its own zone, Lyubimov slapped the go-ahead goal past Calvin Pickard 3:30 into the third. Schenn added to the lead with his fifth goal in his last three games.

Wayne Simmonds and Michael Del Zotto also scored, and Steve Mason stopped 26 shots.

Pickard, starting in place of injured Semyon Varlamov, made 21 saves. Matt Duchene had two goals and Rene Bourque also scored for the Avalanche. They have lost five straight at home and eight of their last 10 overall.

PENGUINS 4 BRUINS 3, OT

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Bryan Rust flipped a backhander past Tuukka Rask 1:24 into overtime to lift Pittsburgh past Boston for its seventh straight victory.

Racing down the slot, Rust took a swipe at Evgeni Malkin’s centering pass and the puck fluttered by Rask. Conor Sheary, Nick Bonino and Justin Schultz also scored for Pittsburgh. Matt Murray stopped 41 shots to improve to 10-0-1 in his last 11 home starts.

Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh improved to 20-7-3 to take the overall NHL lead with 43 points.

David Pastrnak picked up his 19th goal for the Bruins. Brad Marchand and David Krejci also scored for the Bruins. Rask played spectacularly at times and finished with 33 saves.

LIGHTNING 6, FLAMES 3

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) - Brian Boyle scored two first-period goals and Tampa Bay beat Calgary to snap the Flames’ six-game winning streak.

Alex Killorn also scored twice, the second into an empty net, and Braydon Coburn and Andrej Sustr added goals for Tampa Bay. Victor Hedman and Valtteri Filppula each had three assists, and Ben Bishop made 19 saves.

Troy Brouwer, TJ Brodie and Micheal Ferland scored for Calgary.

SHARKS 4, SENATORS 3, SO

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) - Kevin Labanc scored the lone goal in four rounds of a shootout to lift San Jose past Ottawa.

Joe Pavelski, Brent Burns and Chris Tierney scored in regulation for San Jose, and Martin Jones made 29 saves. On Tuesday night in Toronto, Logan Couture scored the only goal in a shootout in the Sharks’ 3-2 victory over the Maple Leafs.

Bobby Ryan, Kyle Turris and Dion Phaneuf scored for Ottawa.

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