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Friday's NHL Game Summaries

Detailed summaries from yesterday's games:

Canadiens 6 at Sabres 2

First Period

1. Montreal, Plekanec 22 (Kovalev, Hamrlik) 1:24 (pp)

2. Montreal, Streit 11 (Grabovski, Ryder) 10:15

Penalties - Kotalik Buf (tripping) 0:20, Lapierre Mtl (interference) 11:57.

Second Period

3. Buffalo, Vanek 27 (Pominville, Roy) 3:56 (pp)

4. Montreal, Plekanec 23 (Kovalev, Streit) 5:34 (pp)

5. Montreal, Plekanec 24 (Streit, Kovalev) 16:50 (pp)

Penalties - Koivu Mtl (tripping) 3:48, Gaustad Buf (boarding) 4:28, Plekanec Mtl (interference) 9:40, Grabovski Mtl (hooking) 13:44, Latendresse Mtl, Pratt Buf (fighting), Mair Buf (interference) 16:21.

Third Period

6. Montreal, A.Kostitsyn 19 (Kovalev, Plekanec) 2:39

7. Buffalo, Connolly 7 (Vanek, Roy) 11:03 (pp)

8. Montreal, S.Kostitsyn 8 (Grabovski) 17:32

Penalties - O'Byrne Mtl (interference) 4:38, Komisarek Mtl (interference) 10:21.

Shots on goal by

Montreal 12 11 10-33

Buffalo 7 13 13-33

Goal - Montreal: Price (W,14-9-3); Buffalo: Miller (L,29-21-7).

Power plays (goals-chances) - Montreal: 3-3; Buffalo: 2-6.

Referees - Kerry Fraser, Mick McGeough. Linesmen - Mark Pare, Tony Sericolo.

Attendance - 18,690 (18,690).

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Maple Leafs 2 at Lightning 3 (OT)

First Period

1. Tampa Bay, Ouellet 10 (Halpern, Boyle) 8:51 (pp)

Penalties - O'Brien TB (tripping) 3:58, Stralman Tor (tripping) 7:03, Halpern TB (tripping) 15:54.

Second Period

2. Tampa Bay, Picard 1 (Boyle, Lecavalier) 12:13 (pp)

Penalties - Newbury Tor, Janik TB (fighting) 8:57, Antropov Tor (holding) 9:40, McCabe Tor (delay of game) 11:42, Antropov Tor (unsportsmanlike conduct), Ward TB (cross-checking) 18:47.

Third Period

3. Toronto, Steen 12 (Sundin, Kaberle) 0:27

4. Toronto, Blake 12 (White) 11:29

Penalties - None.

Overtime

5. Tampa Bay, Boyle 4 (Lecavalier, Jokinen) 2:02 (pp)

Penalty - Kubina (holding the stick) 0:30.

Shots on goal by

Toronto 5 5 15 0-25

Tampa Bay 5 13 6 3-27

Goal - Toronto: Toskala (L,25-19-6); Tampa Bay: Smith (W,13-10-0).

Power plays (goals-chances) - Toronto: 0-2; Tampa Bay: 3-4.

Referees - Rob Martell, Mike Leggo. Linesmen - Thor Nelson, Jay Sharrers.

Attendance - 20,641 (20,641).

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Blue Jackets 3 at Canucks 2 (OT)

First Period

1. Vancouver, Shannon 3 (Linden, Pyatt) 12:38

Penalties - Peca Clb (high-sticking) 1:04, Kesler Vcr (hooking) 1:17, MacKenzie Clb (tripping) 5:28, Shannon Vcr (interference) 10:31.

Second Period

2. Vancouver, Salo 5 (Ohlund) 10:58

Penalties - Bieksa Vcr (hooking) 4:16, Boll Clb (goaltender interference), Fritsche Clb, Bieksa Vcr (fighting) 6:24, Tollefsen Clb, Rypien Vcr (fighting) 14:07.

Third Period

3. Columbus, Murray 5 (Boll, Tarnstrom) 5:18

4. Columbus, Nash 34, 6:28

Penalties - Malhotra Clb, Kesler Vcr (roughing) 5:46, Tarnstrom Clb (holding) 8:18.

Overtime

5. Columbus, Chimera 12 (Zherdev, Tarnstrom) 1:07

Penalties - None.

Shots on goal by

Columbus 9 12 11 1-33

Vancouver 7 8 8 0-23

Goal - Columbus: Leclaire (W,23-14-4); Vancouver: Luongo (L,28-18-9).

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

Referees - Paul Devorski, Wes McCauley. Linesmen - Dean Warren, Dennis LaRue.

Attendance - 18,630 (18,630).

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Flames 1 at Ducks 3

First Period

1. Anaheim, Schneider 9 (Perry, Bertuzzi) 0:35

2. Anaheim, S.Niedermayer 5 (Getzlaf, Schneider) 13:58 (pp)

Penalties - Lombardi Cal (hooking) 1:38, Phaneuf Cal (fighting), Bertuzzi Ana (fighting, game misconduct) 5:31, Sarich Cal (holding) 5:41, Perry Ana (goaltender interference) 11:44, Phaneuf Cal (holding) 12:13, Smith Cal (double roughing), Phaneuf Cal (roughing), Godard Cal (roughing), Getzlaf Ana (roughing), O'Donnell Ana (roughing), Perry Ana (spearing) 19:37.

Second Period

3. Calgary, Phaneuf 14 (Iginla, Langkow) 7:09 (pp)

Penalties - Vandermeer Cal, Parros Ana (fighting) 3:29, Schneider Ana (holding) 6:15, Moen Ana (hooking) 12:33, Huselius Cal (holding) 15:58.

Third Period

4. Anaheim, Selanne 7 (Kunitz, S.Niedermayer) 19:08 (pp)

Penalties - Schneider Ana (hooking) 4:21, Huselius Cal (double high-sticking) 16:42, Phaneuf Cal (holding, unsportsmanlike conduct, misconduct) 18:33.

Shots on goal by

Calgary 8 8 7-23

Anaheim 11 6 8-25

Goal (shots-saves) - Calgary: Kiprusoff (L,32-20-9)(11-9), Jospeh (0:00 second, 14-13); Anaheim: Giguere (W,29-16-5).

Power plays (goals-chances) - Calgary: 1-4; Anaheim: 2-8.

Referees - Wes McCauley, Chris Rooney. Linesmen - Shane Heyer, Vaughan Rody.

Attendance - 17,174 (17,174).

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Capitals 4 at Devils 0

First Period

No Scoring.

Penalty - Washington bench (too many men; served by Ovechkin) 4:04, Fedorov Wash (roughing) 15:32.

Second Period

1. Washington, Green 17 (Semin, Fedorov) 11:27 (pp)

Penalties - Greene NJ (tripping) 10:36, Steckel Wash (delay of game) 12:08.

Third Period

2. Washington, Kozlov 13 (Ovechkin, Backstrom) 0:43

3. Washington, Semin 20 (Poti, Backstrom) 8:59 (pp)

4. Washington, Brashear 4 (Bradley, Poti) 17:05

Penalty - Elias NJ (double high-sticking) 5:47.

Shots on goal by

Washington 4 12 13-29

New Jersey 6 10 2-18

Goal - Washington: Huet (W,22-12-6); New Jersey: Brodeur (L,35-20-5).

Power plays (goals-chances) - Washington: 2-3; New Jersey: 0-3.

Referees - Don Van Massenhoven, Greg Kimmerly. Linesmen - Derek Amell, Pierre Champoux.

Attendance - 16,580 (17,625).

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Wild 3 at Panthers 2

First Period

1. Minnesota, Koivu 9 (Gaborik, Demitra) 9:43

Penalties - Montador Fla (cross-checking) 3:25, Johansson Fla (holding) 15:42.

Second Period

2. Florida, Montador 7 (Campbell, Murphy) 5:34

3. Minnesota, Veilleux 7 (Burns) 7:54

4. Minnesota, Burns 11 (Rolston, Bouchard) 10:32 (pp)

Penalty - Campbell Fla (hooking) 9:22.

Third Period

5. Florida, Horton 21 (Booth, Murphy) 6:02 (pp)

Penalties - Veilleux Min (delay of game) 0:42, Fedoruk Min (hooking) 4:11, Belanger Min (holding) 11:10, Schultz Min (roughing), Horton Fla (roughing, misconduct) 19:53.

Shots on goal by

Minnesota 10 9 6-25

Florida 10 8 16-34

Goal - Minnesota: Backstrom (W,25-12-4); Florida: Vokoun (L,25-26-7).

Power plays (goals-chances) - Minnesota: 1-3; Florida: 1-3.

Referees - Dan O'Halloran, Kevin Pollock. Linesmen - Scott Driscoll, Jonny Murray.

Attendance - 16,927 (19,250).

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Sharks 3 at Red Wings 2

First Period

1. San Jose, Pavelski 14 (Rissmiller) 1:40

Penalties - Cheechoo SJ (holding) 7:57, Draper Det (slashing) 15:35.

Second Period

2. San Jose, Setoguchi 10 (Marleau, Ehrhoff) 0:52

3. Detroit, Zetterberg 36 (Kronwall, Datsyuk) 2:26 (pp)

Penalties - Roenick SJ (tripping) 1:58, Meech Det (hooking) 17:01.

Third Period

4. San Jose, Setoguchi 11 (Rivet, Marleau) 9:17 (pp)

5. Detroit, Samuelsson 10 (Zetterberg, Kronwall) 12:53 (pp)

Penalties - Ericsson Det (hooking) 7:32, Nabokov SJ (slashing; served by Setoguchi) 11:08, Ehrhoff SJ (interference) 12:43.

Shots on goal by

San Jose 6 10 6-22

Detroit 7 6 9-22

Goal - San Jose: Nabokov (W,35-20-7); Detroit: Hasek (L,19-8-3).

Power plays (goals-chances) - San Jose: 1-3; Detroit: 2-4.

Referees - Paul Devorski, Tom Kowal. Linesmen - Lonnie Cameron, Darren Gibbs.

Attendance - 20,066 (20,066).

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