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Friday's NHL Game Summaries

Detailed summaries from Friday's games:

Canadiens 4 at Sabres 3 (OT)

First Period

No Scoring.

Penalties - S.Kostitsyn Mtl (slashing) 8:57, Markov Mtl (roughing) 11:51.

Second Period

1. Buffalo, Stafford 16 (Roy, Sekera) 2:25

2. Montreal, Kovalev 34 (Grabovski, Bouillon) 19:23

Penalties - Ryder Mtl (interference) 3:35, Montreal bench (too many men; served by Grabovski) 7:01, Sekera Buf (closing hand on puck) 7:08, Kovalev Mtl (holding stick) 8:42, Vanek Buf (interference) 12:51.

Third Period

3. Buffalo, Paetsch 2 (Roy, Vanek) 5:30

4. Buffalo, Paille 19 (Pominville) 7:15

5. Montreal, Plekanec 28 (Streit, Kovalev) 17:29 (pp)

6. Montreal, Plekanec 29 (Streit, A.Kostitsyn) 19:45

Penalty - Kotalik Buf (tripping) 16:16.

Overtime

7. Montreal, Higgins 24 (Streit, Koivu) 3:38

Penalties - None.

Shots on goal by

Montreal 5 8 14 2-29

Buffalo 11 16 11 0-38

Goal - Montreal: Price (W,21-12-3); Buffalo: Miller (L,34-26-10).

Power plays (goals-chances) - Montreal: 1-2; Buffalo: 0-5.

Referees - Mike Hasenfratz, Tom Kowal. Linesmen - Brad Kovachik, Steve Miller.

Attendance - 18,690 (18,690).

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Canucks 0 at Wild 4

First Period

1. Minnesota, Bouchard 13 (Pouliot, Koivu) 11:37 (pp)

2. Minnesota, Koivu 11 (Rolston, Hill) 17:21

Penalties - Hill Min (hooking) 7:59, Kesler Vcr (hooking) 10:06, Voros Min (hooking) 13:30, Edler Vcr (delay of game) 15:13.

Second Period

3. Minnesota, Burns 15 (Gaborik, Demitra) 8:28 (pp)

4. Minnesota, Fedoruk 5 (Gaborik, Carney) 13:28

Penalties - Voros Min (goaltender interference) 1:33, Ritchie Vcr (high-sticking) 6:35.

Third Period

No Scoring.

Penalties - Cowan Vcr, Boogaard Min (fighting) 7:48, Burrows Vcr (fighting, match penalty, game misconduct), McIver Vcr (fighting), Burns Min (unsportsmanlike conduct, instigator, fighting, misconduct), Bouchard Min (slashing, fighting, game misconduct) 9:43, H.Sedin Vcr (interference) 10:21, Pyatt Vcr (hooking) 18:43, McIver Vcr, Kesler Vcr, Gaborik Min (roughing), Fedoruk Min (roughing, misconduct) 19:48.

Shots on goal by

Vancouver 9 10 9-28

Minnesota 14 8 8-30

Goal (shots-saves) - Vancouver: Luongo (L,34-26-9)(21-17), Sanford (13:28 second)(9-9); Minnesota: Backstrom (W,31-13-8).

Power plays (goals-chances) - Vancouver: 0-5; Minnesota: 2-4.

Referees - Wes McCauley, Brad Watson. Linesmen - Steve Barton, Mark Wheler.

Attendance - 18,568 (18,064).

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Oilers 4 at Avalanche 5 (SO)

First Period

1. Colorado, Brunette 18 (Smyth, Finger) 7:22

2. Colorado, Hejduk 27 (Forsberg, Stastny) 8:02

3. Edmonton, Gilbert 13 (Nilsson, Cogliano) 12:13 (pp)

4. Edmonton, Stoll 13 (Gilbert, Hemsky) 13:56

Penalties - Reasoner Edm (holding stick) 4:40, Pisani Edm (hooking) 5:21, Foote Col (hooking) 12:05, Staios Edm, Laperriere Col (fighting) 16:07.

Second Period

5. Edmonton, Glencross 13 (Brodziak, Grebeshkov) 7:54

6. Colorado, Brunette 19 (Forsberg, Sakic) 11:41

7. Edmonton, Gagner 13 (Nilsson, Cogliano) 17:03

Penalty - Foote Col (tripping) 9:13.

Third Period

8. Colorado, Sakic 12 (Brunette, Forsberg) 19:54

Penalties - Staios Edm (diving), Forsberg Col (spearing) 7:08, Nilsson Edm (hooking) 11:26.

Overtime

No Scoring.

Penalties - None.

Shootout

Colorado wins 3-1

Edmonton (1) - Nilsson, goal; Gagner, miss.

Colorado (3) - Wolski, goal; Sakic, goal; Hejduk, goal.

Shots on goal by

Edmonton 12 11 7 1-31

Colorado 12 7 12 5-36

Goal - Edmonton: Roloson (L,13-16-5); Colorado: Theodore (W,26-21-2).

Power plays (goals-chances) - Edmonton: 1-2; Colorado: 0-3.

Referees - Greg Kimmerly, Bill McCreary. Linesmen - Mike Cvik, Jonny Murray.

Attendance - 17,846 (18,007).

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Flyers 4 at Devils 5 (SO)

First Period

1. Philadelphia, Prospal 33 (Briere, Smith) 9:35

2. New Jersey, Oduya 5 (Martin, Elias) 17:21 (pp)

3. New Jersey, Oduya 6 (Parise, White) 19:28

Penalties - Brookbank NJ (delay of game) 6:03, Jones Pha (goaltender interference, fighting), Mottau NJ (unsportsmanlike conduct, fighting) 14:40, Prospal Pha (tripping) 16:32.

Second Period

4. New Jersey, Langenbrunner 13 (Brookbank, Parise) 3:25

5. Philadelphia, Dowd 5 (Jones, Timonen) 9:14

Penalties - Brookbank NJ (hooking) 0:30, Mottau NJ (tripping) 19:05, Hartnell Pha (interference), White NJ (slashing) 19:18.

Third Period

6. Philadelphia, Jones 5 (Knuble, Upshall) 8:18

7. New Jersey, Gionta 22 (Madden, Brodeur) 14:07

8. Philadelphia, Knuble 28 (Richards, Carter) 19:04

Penalties - Brodeur NJ (delay of game; served by Parise) 1:09, Briere Pha (cross-checking) 3:49, Dowd Pha (boarding) 14:33.

Overtime

No Scoring.

Penalties - None.

Shootout

New Jersey wins 3-2

Philadelphia (2) - Richards, miss; Carter, goal; Briere, goal.

New Jersey (3) - Gionta, goal; Elias, goal; Langenbrunner, goal.

Shots on goal by

Philadelphia 11 11 8 2-32

New Jersey 11 11 9 2-33

Goal - Philadelphia: Biron (L,28-19-9); New Jersey: Brodeur (W,41-26-6).

Power plays (goals-chances) - Philadelphia: 0-4; New Jersey: 1-3.

Referees - Rob Shick, Mike Leggo. Linesmen - Scott Cherrey, Greg Devorski.

Attendance - 17,056 (17,625).

Thrashers 1 at Hurricanes 7

First Period

1. Carolina, Staal 35 (Cole, Samsonov) 0:42

2. Carolina, Hamilton 8 (Corvo, Staal) 6:14 (pp)

Penalties - McCarthy Atl (holding), Brookbank Car (roughing) 1:41, White Atl (kneeing) 4:53, Cole Car (roughing) 7:37, Boulton Atl, Brookbank Car (fighting) 14:09, Armstrong Atl (elbowing) 14:29, Cole Car (goaltender interference) 14:39, Carolina bench (too many men; served by Jensen) 15:55.

Second Period

3. Carolina, Corvo 13 (Cole, Staal) 5:29 (pp)

4. Carolina, Ruutu 8 (Letowski, Aucoin) 7:50 (pp)

5. Atlanta, Slater 7 (Armstrong) 16:53 (sh)

Penalties - Enstrom Atl (tripping) 2:20, Valabik Atl (tripping), Cole Car (roughing) 2:27, Slater Atl (misconduct) 3:31, White Atl (hooking), Atlanta bench (abuse of officials; served by Larsen) 3:54, Holik Atl (high-sticking) 6:43, Holik Atl (high-sticking) 9:09, Aucoin Car (boarding) 14:11, Kwiatkowski Atl (interference) 16:42, Kaberle Car (tripping) 19:27.

Third Period

6. Carolina, Ruutu 9 (Walker, Kaberle) 10:09 (pp)

7. Carolina, Letowski 8 (LaRose, Gleason) 13:33 (sh)

8. Carolina, Hamilton 9 (Kaberle, Gleason) 17:51 (pp)

Penalties - Wallin Car (holding) 1:47, Boulton Atl (cross-checking), Exelby Atl, Wallin Car (roughing), Brookbank Car (hooking) 5:04, Boulton Atl (holding) 8:53, LaRose Car (hooking) 11:08, Cole Car (holding) 12:11, Thorburn Atl (tripping) 16:43, Valabik Atl (instigator, fighting, misconduct, game misconduct), Boulton Atl, LaRose Car (roughing), Wallin Car (roughing, game misconduct) 18:41.

Shots on goal by

Atlanta 7 10 9-26

Carolina 13 16 6-35

Goal - Atlanta: Hedberg (L,14-14-3); Carolina: Ward (W,36-22-5).

Power plays (goals-chances) - Atlanta: 0-9; Carolina: 5-11.

Referees - Rob Martell, Dan O'Rourke. Linesmen - Don Henderson, Jean Morin.

Attendance - 17,833 (18,730).

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Predators 2 at Blue Jackets 0

First Period

No Scoring.

Penalties - Tootoo Nash, Boll Clb (fighting) 2:53, C.Wilson Clb (holding) 3:07, Zanon Nash (hooking) 16:36.

Second Period

1. Nashville, Hlavac 12 (Suter, Dumont) 4:26

2. Nashville, Bonk 14 (Erat, Radulov) 6:04

Penalties - Suter Nash (tripping) 15:00, Rome Clb (closing hand on puck) 17:30.

Third Period

No Scoring.

Penalty - Klesla Clb (hooking) 18:35.

Shots on goal by

Nashville 9 9 7-25

Columbus 13 16 14-43

Goal - Nashville: Ellis (W,22-10-2); Columbus: Norrena (L,10-18-5).

Power plays (goals-chances) - Nashville: 0-3; Columbus: 0-2.

Referees - Gord Dwyer, Kelly Sutherland. Linesmen - Pierre Champoux, Anthony Sericolo.

Attendance - 15,495 (18,136).

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Blues 4 at Red Wings 3 (OT)

First Period

1. St. Louis, Boyes 39 (P.Kariya, R.Johnson) 12:20

Penalties - Kopecky Det (boarding) 3:38, Tkachuk StL (cross-checking) 13:39, Walker StL (hooking) 18:43, Franzen Det (high-sticking) 18:46.

Second Period

2. St. Louis, E.Johnson 5 (P.Kariya, Boyes) 4:29 (pp)

3. Detroit, Rafalski 13 (Zetterberg, Datsyuk) 5:07 (pp)

Penalties - Franzen Det (goaltender interference) 1:11, Hartigan Det (hooking) 4:25, Backes StL (hooking) 4:56, McDonald StL (tripping) 6:54, McDonald StL (slashing) 10:44, Draper Det (boarding) 15:54, McKee StL (interference) 18:40.

Third Period

4. St. Louis, McDonald 17, 9:28

5. Detroit, Franzen 24 (Zetterberg, Datsyuk) 13:27 (pp)

6. Detroit, Franzen 25 (Zetterberg, Datsyuk) 15:19

Penalties - Datsyuk Det (slashing) 5:44, R.Johnson StL (tripping) 12:46.

Overtime

7. St. Louis, Boyes 40 (P.Kariya, Woywitka) 2:43

Penalties - None.

Shots on goal by

St. Louis 9 4 7 1-21

Detroit 15 9 15 0-39

Goal - St. Louis: Legace (W,26-24-8); Detroit: Osgood (L,27-9-4).

Power plays (goals-chances) - St. Louis: 1-6; Detroit: 2-7.

Referees - Stephane Auger, Dean Warren. Linesmen - Andy McElman, Dan Schachte.

Attendance - 20,066 (20,066).

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Sharks 3 at Ducks 1

First Period

1. San Jose, Marleau 17 (Pavelski, Ehrhoff) 6:38

2. Anaheim, S.Niedermayer 8 (Schneider, Ryan) 11:09 (pp)

Penalties - Shelley SJ, Moen Ana (roughing) 6:15, Ehrhoff SJ (high-sticking) 10:36, Ehrhoff SJ (holding stick) 14:20.

Second Period

3. San Jose, Roenick 14 (Pavelski, Campbell) 11:10 (pp)

4. San Jose, Brown 3 (Pavelski) 17:06

Penalties - Schneider Ana (hooking) 4:45, Weight Ana (interference) 10:40, Pahlsson Ana (hooking) 11:10, Shelley SJ, Parros Ana (roughing) 17:06, Marleau SJ (holding) 17:56.

Third Period

No Scoring.

Penalties - None.

Shots on goal by

San Jose 6 15 6-27

Anaheim 8 6 10-24

Goal - San Jose: Boucher (W,3-0-1); Anaheim: Hiller (L,9-7-1).

Power plays (goals-chances) - San Jose: 1-3; Anaheim: 1-3.

Referees - Dan O'Halloran, Tim Peel. Linesmen - Shane Heyer, Brad Lazarowich.

Attendance - 17,334 (17,174).

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