Ice Hockey - Highlights of Wednesday's NHL games

Dec 11 (The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Wednesday's National Hockey League games.

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Blackhawks 7, Flyers 2

The Chicago Blackhawks erupted for seven goals to continue their dominating three-game win streak.

The Blackhawks have outscored opponents 19-6 in the last three games - all wins. Chicago (23-6-5) continues to lead the NHL in wins (23), goals per game (3.68) and goals scored (125).

Philadelphia (13-15-3) scored first in the game, at 12:31 of the first period, but the momentum quickly changed in the second period when the Blackhawks exploded for five goals against former teammate Ray Emery.

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Kings 3, Maple Leafs 1

Jeff Carter scored the go-ahead goal in the third period, and the Los Angeles Kings defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Defenseman Drew Doughty and left winger Kyle Clifford also scored for the Kings (21-7-4) while Mike Richards had two assists.

Defenseman Cody Franson scored for the Maple Leafs (16-13-3).

Kings rookie goalie Martin Jones, who was coming off consecutive shutouts, stopped 38 shots, though his attempt at a third shutout was snapped in the second period. He had not allowed a goal in 177:16 of ice time.

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