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New Jersey 7, Philadelphia 3 (story/highlights)
- Zach Parise and Patrick Elias each scored twice and Martin Brodeur made 24 saves.
Ottawa 3, Florida 5 (story/highlights)
- Nathan Horton had three assists and Tomas Vokoun made 43 saves.
Columbus 4, Dallas 2 (story/highlights)
- Kris Russell had two goals and Pascal Leclaire made 31 saves.
Nashville 4, Colorado 0 (story/highlights)
- Martin Erat scored two and Chris Mason had a 38-save shutout.
Minnesota 1, Calgary 2 (story/highlights)
- Craig Conroy scored the game-winner and Miikka Kiprusoff made 23 saves.
Detroit 3, Los Angeles 0 (story)
- Tomas Holmstrom’s goal stood up as the game-winner and Chris Osgood made 27 saves for the shutout.
News and Views…
Calgary: Owen Nolan returned after missing a game with a neck injury.
Colorado: Acquired Mark Rycroft, Darcy Campbell and Phillipe Dupuis from Columbus.
Columbus: Ron Hainsey and Andrew Murray returned to the lineup.
Detroit: Henrik Zetterberg is day-to-day with a back injury.
Edmonton: Joni Pitkanen returned after missing two games with a knee injury.
Florida: Cory Murphy returned after missing 30 games with a bruised shoulder.
Montreal: Steve Begin returned after being out 19 games with a shoulder injury… After being benched, Mathieu Dandenault’s future with the Canadiens is called into question, writes Pat Hickey of the Montreal Gazette. (more...)
Nashville: David Legwand is day-to-day with a leg injury... Recalled Josh Langfeld from Milwaukee.
New York Islanders: Justin Bourne was assigned to Utah of the ECHL…Signed Freddy Meyer to a two-year contract extension.
Ottawa: Daniel Alfredsson returned after missing three games with a hip flexor.
Philadelphia: Assigned Denis Tolpeko to the Phantoms.
Phoenix: Sign Ilya Bryzgalov to a three-year extension worth $12.75 million. (more...)
Pittsburgh: Sidney Crosby will miss 6-8 weeks with a high ankle sprain after re-examining the injury. (more...)
Vancouver: Placed Kris Beech on waivers… Recalled Jason Jaffray fro Manitoba.
What’s on tap…
Washington at Toronto, 7:30 p.m.
St. Louis at Vancouver, 10:00 p.m.
Detroit at Anaheim, 10:00 p.m.
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