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Bolland scores 2, lifts Toronto past Flyers 3-1
Toronto Maple Leafs' Phil Kessel, second from right, reacts with teammate Jake Gardiner after scoring a goal during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Philadelphia Flyers, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
October 2, 2013, 10:37 pm

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Dave Bolland scored twice and Phil Kessel added a goal to lead the Toronto Maple Leafs to 3-1 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Wednesday night.

The Maple Leafs are off to a 2-0 start and spoiled Philadelphia's season opener one night after ruining Montreal's. Jonathan Bernier stopped 31 shots for the Maple Leafs.

Toronto acquired Bolland and Bernier in the offseason to bolster their bid to get out of the first round and make a run in the Eastern Conference playoffs.

Kessel, who turned 26 on Wednesday, scored his goal a day after he signed a $64 million, eight-year extension.

Brayden Schenn scored for the Flyers.

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