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Philadelphia 6, Washington 4 (story/highlights)
– Mike Knuble had three goals and Kimmo Timonen had three points.
Colorado 4, Florida 3 (SO) (story/highlights)
– Andrew Brunette had two goals and Milan Hejduk scored the shootout-winner.
Vancouver 4, St. Louis 3 (SO) (story/highlights)
– The Sedin twins combined for five points and Alex Edler scored the shootout-winner.
Phoenix 1, Minnesota 4 (story/highlights)
– Marion Gaborik and Pavol Demitra each had two points and Josh Harding made 26 saves.
New York Islanders 3, Ottawa 1 (story/highlights)
– Marc-Andre Bergeron had two goals and Rick DiPietro made 31 saves.
Calgary 1, Edmonton 2 (story/highlights)
– Shawn Horcoff had two points and Mathieu Garon made 27 saves.
San Jose 3, Anaheim 4 (OT) (story/highlights)
– Todd Bertuzzi had two points and Francois Beauchemin scored the overtime-winner.
Chicago 3, Nashville 2 (SO) (story/highlights)
– Patrick Sharp had a goal and the shootout-winner, while Patrick Lalime stopped 35 shots.
News and Views…
The IIHF has announced the formation of a new 12-team European Champions Hockey League. (more…)
Anaheim: Brad May returned from a broken foot, but George Parros is day-to-day with a knee injury.
Boston: The Bruins love the game Milan Lucic brings, writes Steve Conroy of the Boston Herald. (more…)
Calgary: Miikka Kiprusoff could use a go-to veteran backup, writes Jean Lefebvre of the Calgary Herald. (more…)
Carolina: Tim Conboy, Brandon Nolan and Keith Aucoin were assigned to Albany.
Edmonton: Joni Pitkanen returned to the lineup after suffering the flu.
Los Angeles: Vladimir Dravecky and Petr Kanko were assigned to Reading of the ECHL, while Ned Lukacevic was assigned to Manchester… The sophomore jinx does not apply to all-star Anze Kopitar, writes Dan Arrit of the Los Angeles Times. (more…)
Minnesota: Sean Hill is day-to-day with a sprained ankle.
New York Islanders: Brendan Witt is day-to day… Miroslav Satan returned after suffering a minor knee injury… Jeff Tambellini was recalled from Bridgeport.
Ottawa: Jason Spezza left Sunday’s game… Dany Heatley will miss 4-6 weeks with a separated shoulder.
Philadelphia: Head coach John Stevens insists there isn’t a goalie controversy, just a luxury of being able to choose between two, writes Ray Parrillo of the Philadelphia Inquirer. (more…)
San Jose: Kyle McLaren is day-to-day with a knee injury… Rob Davison and Alexei Semenov returned to the lineup.
Toronto: The ones who call the shots in Leaf land need to act now, writes Damien Cox of the Toronto Star. (more…)
Vancouver: Daniel Rahimi and Mason Raymond were assigned to Manitoba.
Washington: Chris Clark and Tom Poti returned to the lineup.
What’s on tap…
N.Y. Rangers at Pittsburgh, 7:00 p.m.
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