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Pittsburgh 3, Philadelphia 4 (story/highlights)
– Mike Knuble scored the game-winner and Martin Biron made 21 saves.
Toronto 1, Washington 2 (story/highlights)
– Alex Ovechkin had two assists and Brent Johnson made 31 saves.
Minnesota 3, Colorado 2 (story/highlights)
– Pavol Demitra had two points and Niklas Backstrom made 28 saves.
Nashville 3, Phoenix 4 (OT) (story/highlights)
– Radim Vrbata had a hat trick and assisted on the overtime-winner.
News and Views…
Gary Bettman interviewed Paul Kelly on his XM radio show and it all went very well. (more…)
Anaheim: George Parros returned from a bruised right knee.
Chicago: Ben Eager returned form a mild concussion that had him out for 14 games.
Dallas: Jussi Jokinen returned after missing 13 games with a knee injury.
Detroit: The Wings are one of a few teams after Swedish stars Fabian Brunnstrom, writes Ted Kulfan of the Detroit News. (more…)
Los Angeles: Coach Marc Crawford realy believes Teddy Purcell is a great addition, writes Eric Stephens in the Los Angeles Times. (more…)
New York Rangers: Larry Brooks of the New York Post talks about the retiring of Brian Leetch’s No. 2. (more…)
Phoenix: Daniel Carcillo returned from a sprained knee and was sent to San Antonio.
Pittsburgh: Colby Armstrong returned after missing one game with a hip injury.
St. Louis: Ryan Johnson returned from a minor foot injury.
Tampa Bay: Dan Boyle came back into the lineup after missing 36 games with a wrist injury.
Toronto: Alexei Ponikarovsky will miss six weeks with a shoulder injury… The Leafs called up Darryl Boyce from the Marlies.
Vancouver: Nathan McIver and Jason Jaffray were assigned to Manitoba.
Washington: Donald Brashear re-signed with the Caps for one year.
What’s on tap…
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