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NHL: Philadelphia 4, Detroit 3

April 4, 2010 at 3:57 PM

PHILADELPHIA, April 4 (UPI) -- Kimmo Timonen registered a goal and an assist Sunday as the Philadelphia Flyers continued their playoffs bid with a 4-3 victory over Detroit.

Claude Giroux and Arron Asham also notched goals for the Flyers, who with the win moved into a tie with idle Boston for seventh place in the Eastern Conference standings.

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They had entered the game tied with the New York Rangers for the eighth and final seed.

Dan Carcillo -- in his first game back from a two-game suspension -- also scored a goal and Brian Boucher made 31 saves for the Flyers in the win.

Dan Cleary had a goal and assist while Pavel Datsyuk and Darren Helm added tallies for the Red Wings.

The loss prevented Detroit from clinching a Western Division playoff spot. They remained in sixth position in the conference standings.

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