Thursday, December 14, 2017
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Leafs' four-goal third buries Flyers

TORONTO — Morgan Rielly had a goal and three assists, and Zach Hyman had the go-ahead score in Toronto's four-goal third period to lead the Maple Leafs to a 6-3 victory over the Flyers in the Hall of Fame game Friday night.

Martin Marincin, Leo Komarov, Nazem Kadri and Mitch Marner also scored for Toronto. Frederik Anderson stopped 30 shots.

Wayne Simmonds scored twice and Travis Konecny also had a goal for the Flyers. Steve Mason finished with 17 saves.

The Hockey Hall of Fame induction ceremony is Monday. The inductees are former Flyer Eric Lindros, Rogie Vachon, Sergei Makarov and the late Pat Quinn.

Game highlights: Andy Greene scored on a penalty shot 29 seconds into overtime, giving the Devils a 2-1 victory over the host Sabres. Greene earned the penalty shot when he was held from behind by Evander Kane on a breakaway.

Around the league: Hurricanes forward Bryan Bickell has been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. "Obviously this is a bit of shock for my family and me," Bickell, 30, said, "but I am hopeful I will be able to return to the ice and continue playing the game that I love." Multiple sclerosis attacks the central nervous system. Bickell will take time to rest, general manager Ron Francis said.

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