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NHL roundup: Clarkson lifts Devils over Flyers

There is a reason the New Jersey Devils are leading the Eastern Conference. Whatever happens, they just seem to find a way to get the job done.

Against the Philadelphia Flyers Friday night in Newark, a two-goal deficit after 20 minutes didn’t prove a problem.

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David Clarkson scored on a deflection at 10:43 of the third period and Steve Bernier added an empty-net goal as the Devils rolled to a 5-3 win, their fifth in six games.

‘‘After we were down, we just had to get back to play the way the Devils play,’’ Clarkson said. ‘‘We never hit the panic button as a team. We did a lot of good things in the second and third periods when we needed it. We had to come on like that after being down.’’

Penguins 3, Jets 1 — Craig Adams scored his first two goals of the season to lift visiting Pittsburgh over Winnipeg.

Ducks 5, Red Wings 2 — Andrew Cogliano helped Anaheim win its third straight by scoring two of its three goals in the third period to beat host Detroit.

Blackhawks 4, Sharks 1 — Marcus Kruger and Andrew Shaw scored during a strong second period, and league-leading Chicago beat host San Jose for its fifth win in six games.

Blues 5, Flames 2 — David Perron scored twice on the power play and visiting St. Louis scored four unanswered goals in the first period.

Kings 2, Blue Jackets 1 — Kyle Clifford opened the scoring late in the second period, Jonathan Bernier made 12 saves and Los Angeles beat Columbus for its first regulation win at home this season.

Stars 4, Canucks 3 — Brenden Dillon scored the go-ahead goal with 3 minutes left in the third period and visiting Dallas rallied from a 3-1 deficit to end Vancouver’s six-game winning streak.

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