of Wednesday's National Hockey League games.
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[December 05, 2013] (The Sports Xchange)
Canadiens 4, Devils 3 (shootout) — David Desharnais scored the deciding goal in the second round of the
shootout to carry the Montreal Canadiens to victory against the New
The shootout came after a wild third period that saw five goals,
including two in the dying minutes.
Patrik Elias scored with 1:06 remaining to seemingly put the Devils
into a winning 3-2 lead, but Desharnais forced overtime when he
netted with 35.6 seconds remaining in regulation.
The Canadiens (17-9-3) completed a sweep in the home-and-home series
after beating the Devils (11-12-6) by a score of 3-2 in Montreal on
The Canadiens are 7-0-1 in their past eight contests.
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Flyers 6, Red Wings 3
Sean Couturier scored two goals and added two assists as the
Philadelphia Flyers scored four goals in the third period to
rally for a come-from-behind win over the Detroit Red
Wings.Tomas Tatar scored twice for Detroit (14-8-7) who led 3-1
before the Flyers erupted for five straight goals.
Left winger Scott Hartnell and right winger Matt Read each had a
goal and two assists and right winger Steve Downey and center
Claude Giroux did likewise for Philadelphia (13-13-2).
Flyers goaltender Steve Mason stopped 32 shots.
(Editing by John