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Wednesday's NHL scoring summaries

Capitals 3 at Thrashers 2

First Period

1. Atlanta, Kovalchuk 40 (Mellanby) 1:06

Penalties - Eminger Wash (hooking) 2:21, Morrisonn Wash (slashing) 13:05.

Second Period

2. Washington, Gordon 7 (Pettinger, Eminger) 10:08

3. Washington, Ovechkin 45 (Muir, Pothier) 13:35 (pp)

4. Washington, Ovechkin 46 (Gordon) 19:17

Penalty - Belanger Atl (hooking) 12:45.

Third Period

5. Atlanta, Sutton 2 (Kozlov, Tkachuk) 15:32 (sh)

Penalties - Boulton Atl (double high-sticking) 12:50, Laich Wash (delay of game) 18:30, Jurcina Wash (slashing) 19:15.

Shots on goal by

Washington 3 15 8-26

Atlanta 10 11 11-32

Goal - Washington: Johnson (W,6-15-7); Atlanta: Lehtonen (L,33-24-9).

Power plays (goals-chances) - Washington: 1-3; Atlanta: 0-4.

Referees - Tim Peel, Ian Walsh. Linesmen - Brian Mach, Brian Murphy.

Attendance - 18,783 (18,545).

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Sharks 3 at Ducks 2 (SO)

First Period

1. Anaheim, McDonald 27 (Kunitz, Pronger) 6:19

2. Anaheim, S.Niedermayer 15 (Pronger, McDonald) 14:01 (pp)

Penalties - Selanne Ana (hooking) 3:37, Brown SJ (tripping) 9:55, Marleau SJ (interference) 12:46, Thornton SJ (roughing) 14:36.

Second Period

3. San Jose, Hannan 4 (Goc, Grier) 7:57

4. San Jose, Bernier 15 (McLaren, Goc) 15:42

Penalties - Clowe SJ, Thornton Ana (fighting) 5:08, R.Niedermayer Ana (hooking) 9:16, Ehrhoff SJ (roughing), Perry Ana (high-sticking) 17:58.

Third Period

No Scoring.

Penalty - Rivet SJ (hooking) 19:24.

Overtime

No Scoring.

Penalty - Selanne Ana (illegal stick) 0:00.

Shootout

San Jose wins 2-1

San Jose (2) - Cheechoo, goal; Clowe, goal.

Anaheim (1) - Getzlaf, goal; Selanne, miss; McDonald, miss.

Shots on goal by

San Jose 9 15 5 2-31

Anaheim 10 9 14 6-39

Goal - San Jose: Nabokov (W,24-16-3); Anaheim: Bryzgalov (L,9-8-5).

Power plays (goals-chances) - San Jose: 0-3; Anaheim: 1-4.

Referees - Eric Furlatt, Wes McCauley. Linesmen - Lonnie Cameron, Brad Lazarowich.

Attendance - 17,440 (17,174).

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