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Canadiens 2 at Thrashers 6

First Period

1. Atlanta, Kovalchuk 36 (Zhitnik, Havelid) 9:45 (pp)

2. Atlanta, Sim 16 (Belanger) 11:45

Penalties – Havelid Atl (hooking) 6:44, Markov Mtl (hooking) 9:23, de Vries Atl (holding) 14:51, Holik Atl (cross-checking) 16:05.

Second Period

3. Atlanta, Kozlov 22 (Hossa) 3:41

4. Atlanta, Belanger 14 (Kozlov, Hossa) 4:11

5. Atlanta, Vigier 5 (Mellanby, Slater) 6:47

6. Atlanta, Sim 17 (Zhitnik, Kovalchuk) 8:43

7. Montreal, Latendresse 12 (Johnson, Markov) 9:27

Penalties – Begin Mtl (slashing) 9:56, Zhitnik Atl (holding) 15:41, Havelid Atl (interference) 17:22, Kovalev Mtl (tripping) 18:19, Bouillon Mtl (fighting), Koivu Mtl, Exelby Atl (slashing) Tkachuk Atl (instigating, fighting, misconduct) 19:37.

Third Period

8. Montreal, Bonk 12 (Johnson) 8:24

Penalties – Johnson Mtl (interference) 2:31, Bonk Mtl (delay of game) 17:14.

Shots on goal by

Montreal 14 12 9-35

Atlanta 10 9 10-29

Goal (shots-saves) – Montreal: Halak (L,3-4-0)(15-10), Aebischer (6:47 second)(14-13); Atlanta: Lehtonen (W,30-19-8).

Power plays (goals-chances) – Montreal: 0-6; Atlanta: 1-5.

Referees – Greg Kimmerly, Tom Kowal. Linesmen – Derek Amell, Pat Dapuzzo.

Attendance – 14,528 (18,545).

Maple Leafs 1 at Senators 5

First Period

1. Ottawa, Fisher 16 (Alfredsson, Schaefer) 5:13 (pp)

2. Ottawa, Fisher 17 (Alfredsson, Corvo) 12:36 (pp)

Penalties – Toronto bench (too many men; served by Antropov) 3:19, Sundin Tor (cross-checking) 10:49, Spezza Ott (double high-sticking) 17:25.

Second Period

3. Ottawa, McAmmond 9 (Volchenkov, Alfredsson) 3:51 (sh)

4. Toronto, Steen 14 (White) 10:57

5. Ottawa, Preissing 6 (Spezza, Redden) 16:48 (pp)

Penalties – Meszaros Ott (closing hand on puck) 2:38, Antropov Tor (interference) 6:12, Redden Ott (interference) 7:08, Gill Tor (tripping) 16:27, Redden Ott (holding stick) 17:00.

Third Period

6. Ottawa, McAmmond 10 (Spezza, Heatley) 3:04

Penalties – Heatley Ott (tripping) 3:19, Antropov Tor (hooking) 7:06, Gill Tor (delay of game) 8:50, Meszaros Ott (tripping) 15:49, Comrie Ott (interference) 18:22.

Shots on goal by

Toronto 7 13 9-29

Ottawa 23 6 11-40

Goal – Toronto: Raycroft (L,30-21-7); Ottawa: Emery (W,27-14-3).

Power play (goals-chances) – Toronto: 0-8; Ottawa: 3-6.

Referees – Wes McCauley, Dan O’Halloran. Linesmen – Derek Nansen, Mark Shewchyk.

Attendance – 20,018 (19,153).

Flames 3 at Predators 6

First Period

1. Nashville, Suter 7 (Arnott) 11:31

2. Nashville, Arnott 23 (Dumont) 11:54

3. Calgary, Iginla 32 (Conroy, Regehr) 12:35

Penalties – Fiddler Nash (elbowing) 0:42, Hamrlik Cal (tripping) 16:13.

Second Period

4. Nashville, Abid 1 (Fiddler, Tootoo) 9:22

5. Calgary, Iginla 33 (Huselius, Langkow) 16:40

6. Nashville, Weber 14, 19:58 (pp)

Penalties – Hamrlik Cal (interference) 6:19, Erat Nash (roughing) 10:06, Giordano Cal (roughing) 18:35, Regehr Cal (hooking) 18:50.

Third Period

7. Nashville, Weber 15 (Timonen, Kariya) 2:33 (pp)

8. Calgary, Friesen 4 (Primeau) 6:36

9. Nashville, Arnott 24 (Dumont, Radulov) 7:22

Penalties – Hamrlik Cal (holding) 2:10, Stuart Cal (delay of game) 2:23, Vishnevski Nash (hooking) 13:28, Abid Nash (hooking) 16:42, Regehr Cal (instigating, fighting, misconduct), Stuart Cal, Arnott Nash Cal (roughing), Tootoo Nash (fighting) 19:45.

Shots on goal by

Calgary  13 7 11-31

Nashville 14 11 11-36

Goal – Calgary: Kiprusoff (L,33-19-8); Nashville: Mason (W,24-10-2).

Power play (goals-chances) – Calgary: 0-4; Nashville: 2-7.

Referees – Don Koharski, Chris Lee. Linesmen – Darren Gibbs, Andy McElman.

Attendance – 15,515 (17,113).

Canucks 4 at Coyotes 2

First Period

1. Vancouver, Cowan 6 (Morrison, Bieksa) 7:50

2. Vancouver, Morrison 18 (Sopel, Ohlund) 9:26

3. Vancouver, Naslund 22 (Smolinski, Bulis) 12:33

Missed penalty shot – D.Sedin Vcr, 13:11.

Penalty – D.Sedin Vcr (hooking) 19:56.

Second Period

4. Vancouver, Salo 12 (Santala, Linden) 8:55

5. Phoenix, Doan 24 (Morris, Reinprecht) 11:38

Penalties – Ballard Pho (hooking) 10:01, Pyatt Vcr (interference) 10:31, Ohlund Vcr (high-sticking) 12:22, Phoenix bench (too many men; served by Carcillo) 15:51, Boynton Pho (holding) 18:28.

Third Period

6. Phoenix, Taffe 2 (Michalek, Doan) 4:52

Penalties – Mitchell Vcr (tripping) 6:20, Mitchell Vcr (roughing), Carcillo Pho (tripping) 12:14.

Shots on goal by

Vancouver 15 10 5-30

Phoenix  8 8 12-28

Goal – Vancouver: Sabourin (W,2-3-1); Phoenix: Joseph (L,15-24-1).

Power plays (goals-chances) – Vancouver: 0-3; Phoenix: 0-4.

Referees – Don Van Massenhoven, Dean Warren. Linesmen – Mike Cvik, Jay Sharrers.

Attendance – 13,841 (17,799).

Wild 2 at Bruins 1

First Period

No Scoring.

Penalties – Chara Bos (hooking) 5:58, Rolston Min (hooking) 10:30, Chistov Bos (tripping) 11:48.

Second Period

1. Minnesota, Rolston 27 (Bouchard) 3:59

2. Minnesota, Bouchard 18 (White, Skoula) 13:00

Penalties – Donovan Bos (goaltender interference) 8:26, Kobasew Bos (interference), Gaborik Min (slashing) 17:56, Johnsson Min (tripping) 19:29.

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Third Period

3. Boston, Bochenski 11 (Wideman, Bergeron) 18:24

Penalties – Bergeron Bos (tripping) 2:52, Sturm Bos (roughing) 3:26, Donovan Bos (holding stick) 12:50, Gaborik Min (slashing) 13:20, Demitra Min, Schultz Min, Savard Bos (double roughing), Ference Bos (roughing) 17:50.

Shots on goal by

Minnesota 8 15 9-32

Boston 12 12 6-30

Goal – Minnesota: Backstrom (W,14-8-5); Boston: Thomas (L,28-22-4).

Power play (goals-chances) – Minnesota: 0-6; Boston: 0-3.

Referees – Kerry Fraser, Dan O’Rourke. Linesmen – David Brisebois, Mark Pare.

Attendance – 13,709 (17,565).

Panthers 2 at Flyers 1

First Period

No Scoring.

Penalties – Salei Fla (hooking) 0:59, Carter Pha (slashing) 5:17, Umberger Pha (hooking) 9:09, Jokinen Fla (holding) 9:15, Sanderson Pha (holding) 12:07, Kol Fla (tripping) 19:06.

Second Period

1. Philadelphia, Afanasenkov 9 (York, Coburn) 1:55

2. Florida, Peltonen 13 (Gratton) 3:15

Penalties – None.

Third Period

3. Florida, Gratton 12, 1:43

Penalties – Van Ryn Fla (tripping) 1:56, Semenov Fla, Reid Pha (roughing), Fedoruk Pha, Semenov Fla (fighting) 6:16, Montador Fla (interference) 8:32, Gratton Fla (tripping) 11:52.

Shots on goal by

Florida 15 11 11-37

Philadelphia 8 9 10-27

Goal – Florida: Belfour (W,21-14-8); Philadelphia: Biron (L,14-5-2).

Power plays (goals-chances) – Florida: 0-3; Philadelphia: 0-6.

Referees – Eric Furlatt, Marc Joannette. Linesmen – Brad Kovachik, Thor Nelson.

Attendance – 19,489 (19,523).

Rangers 2 at Islanders 1

First Period

No Scoring

Penalties – Hollweg NYR (roughing) 3:34, Simon NYI (roughing), Asham NYI, Avery NYR (slashing) 6:08, Jagr NYR (holding stick) 16:06, Smyth NYI (goaltender interference) 17:25.

Second Period

1. N.Y. Islanders, Simon 10 (Asham, Park) 3:33

2. N.Y. Rangers, Mara 4 (Rachunek, Cullen) 11:54 (pp)

Penalties – Isbister NYR (hooking) 5:54, Hill NYI (roughing) 11:30, Witt NYI (holding) 13:10, Orr NYR (goaltender interference) 15:20, Avery NYR (interference) 18:38.

Third Period

3. N.Y. Rangers, Prucha 17 (Nylander, Jagr) 14:46 (pp)

Penalties – Satan NYI (tripping) 1:32, Poti NYI (hooking) 7:09, Simon NYI (match penalty – attempt to injure) 13:29, Rozsival NYR (hooking) 17:18.

Shots on goal by

N.Y. Rangers 8 10 12-30

N.Y. Islanders 15 8 8-31

Goal – N.Y. Rangers: Lundqvist (W,28-20-5); N.Y. Islanders: DiPietro (L,29-19-7).

Power plays (goals-chances) – N.Y. Rangers: 2-8; N.Y. Islanders: 0-6.

Referees – Kevin Pollock, Craig Spada. Linesmen – Steve Barton, Tim Nowak.

Attendance – 16,234 (16,234).

Devils 4 at Penguins 3 (SO)

First Period

1. Pittsburgh, Malkin 30 (Recchi, Crosby) 6:48 (pp)

Penalties – Rafalski NJ (hooking) 5:33, Ouellet Pgh (hooking) 14:23, Malkin Pgh (hooking) 18:38.

Second Period

2. New Jersey, Greene 1 (Elias, Rafalski) 3:34 (pp)

3. New Jersey, Brylin 15 (Oduya, Gomez) 14:57

Penalties – Ouellet Pgh (hooking) 1:53, Gomez NJ (interference) 5:26, Oduya NJ (delay of game) 15:48.

Third Period

4. Pittsburgh, Gonchar 12 (Staal) 7:32 (sh)

5. New Jersey, Zajac 13 (Langenbrunner, Parise) 11:38

6. Pittsburgh, Ouellet 14 (Malkin) 17:22

Penalty – Recchi Pgh (slashing) 6:49.

Overtime

No Scoring.

Penalties – Oduya NJ (unsportsmanlike conduct), Malone Pgh (hooking) 2:11.

Shootout

New Jersey wins 1-0

New Jersey (1) – Parise, miss; Langenbrunner, miss; Elias, goal.

Pittsburgh (0) – Christensen, miss; Malkin, miss; Crosby, miss.

Shots on goal by

New Jersey 12 14 10 3-39

Pittsburgh 9 8 6 1-24

Goal – New Jersey: Brodeur (W,40-18-7); Pittsburgh: Fleury (L,31-14-8).

Power plays (goals-chances) – New Jersey: 1-4; Pittsburgh: 1-3.

Referees – Paul Devorski, Chris Rooney. Linesmen – Jonny Murray, Anthony Sericolo.

Attendance – 17,132 (16,940).

Stars 3 at Blues 5

First Period

1. St. Louis, Brewer 4 (Backes, McClement) 1:06

Penalties – Boyes StL (hooking) 6:00, Salvador StL (hooking) 6:35, Conner Dal (hooking) 16:09.

Second Period

2. St. Louis, Weight 9 (Boyes, Brewer) 2:07 (pp)

3. Dallas, Modano 13 (Conner, Eriksson) 5:55

4. St. Louis, Stempniak 21 (McClement, Woywitka) 18:07

Penalties – Robidas Dal (tripping) 1:27, Modano Dal (tripping) 7:32, Zubov Dal (holding) 10:13, Lindros Dal (high-sticking, fighting), Jackman StL (fighting) 14:13.

Third Period

5. Dallas, Lehtinen 23 (Barnes, Sydor) 3:29

6. St. Louis, Boyes 15 (Cajanek, Walker) 16:22

7. St. Louis, Weight 10 (McClement, Stempniak) 18:22 (en)

8. Dallas, Boucher 18 (Modano, Zubov) 19:48 (pp)

Penalties – Sydor Dal (holding) 7:16, Backman StL (holding) 8:34, Brewer, StL (tripping) 9:09, Mayers StL (cross-checking, roughing) 19:17.

Shots on goal by

Dallas 7 6 14-27

St. Louis 9 14 6-29

Goal – Dallas: Smith (L,9-5-1); St. Louis: Sanford (W,6-9-4).

Power play (goals-chances) – Dallas: 1-6; St. Louis: 1-6.

Referees – Dennis LaRue, Ian Walsh. Linesmen – Michel Cormier, Ryan Galloway.

Attendance – 11,131 (19,022).