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Jagr assists in Flyers debut for 2-1 win over Bruins under new Stanley Cup banner
BOSTON (AP) ' Jaromir Jagr returned after three years in Russia and scored his 1,600th career NHL point on Thursday night, leading the Philadelphia Flyers to a 2-1 victory over Boston and spoiling the Bruins' Stanley Cup banner-raising celebration.
Ilya Bryzgalov made 22 saves in his first game for the Flyers since signing a nine-year, $51 million contract.
Reigning Vezina Trophy and Conn Smythe Trophy winner Tim Thomas stopped 27 shots for Boston.
Claude Giroux and Jakub Voracek scored 47 seconds apart in the final minute of the first period for the Flyers, who overhauled their roster after being swept out of the playoffs by Boston in the second round. The Bruins went on to win their first Stanley Cup title since 1972.
Brad Marchand scored for Boston.