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 SCOREBOARD
Wednesday, Dec. 12
N.Y. Rangers at Washington (7 p.m. EST). The Capitals are 5-3-1 since Bruce Boudreau took over as interim coach on Nov. 22.

STARS
Tuesday
-Joffrey Lupul and R.J. Umberger, Flyers. Lupul had a hat trick and six points and Umberger also scored three goals to lift Philadelphia to an 8-2 win over Pittsburgh.
-Shawn Horcoff, Oilers, had a goal and an assist and scored the only goal in three rounds of a shootout to help Edmonton beat St. Louis 5-4.
-Steve Bernier and Evgeni Nabokov, Sharks. Bernier scored two goals and Nabokov made 36 saves in San Jose's 4-1 win over Minnesota.

FLYING HIGH
Philadelphia's Joffrey Lupul had a hat trick and three assists in an 8-2 win over Pittsburgh on Tuesday night to record the first six-point game for a Flyer since Eric Lindros on March 1, 1997, against Toronto. R.J. Umberger also scored three times and the Flyers had two players with a hat trick in the same game for the first time since Tim Kerr and Dave Poulin against the Islanders on Dec. 18, 1986.

SNAPPED
Philadelphia ended a five-game home losing streak with an 8-2 win over Pittsburgh on Tuesday night. The loss ended Pittsburgh's four-game win streak. ... St. Louis' six-game home winning streak ended with a 5-4 shootout loss to Edmonton.

RETURN
Calgary's 2-1 shootout win over Florida on Tuesday night marked the return of Mike Keenan to South Florida. Keenan coached the Panthers for two-plus seasons from 2001-02 until being fired in December of 2003. He served as Florida's general manager in 2005-06.

SLUMPING
Montreal lost 3-2 to Tampa Bay in a shootout Tuesday night and has lost six straight at home. The Canadiens have lost six of eight overall (2-4-2).

STRONG IN DEFEAT
Doug Weight had two goals and an assist in St. Louis' 5-4 loss to Edmonton.

SPEAKING
``Are we talking about the same team that got five guys suspended this year? Is that the same team?'' - Pittsburgh coach Michael Therrien after the Penguins and Flyers combined for 156 penalty minutes in Philadelphia's 8-2 win Tuesday night.

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