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NHL roundup: Phil Kessel leads Leafs past Rangers

Phil Kessel scored twice to lead the Maple Leafs to a 4-3 win over the New York Rangers on Monday night in Toronto to open an important home-and-home series between the Eastern Conference rivals.

Kessel scored his first goals in 10 games as Toronto remained fifth in the East standings, moving four points ahead of idle Ottawa with their fifth win in six games.

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