Rick Nash scored a hat trick Monday.
Edmonton 2, Columbus 4 (story/highlights)
- Rick Nash scored a hat trick and Jiri Novotny had two points.
Vancouver 1, Calgary 2 (story/highlights)
- Kristian Huselius scored the game-winner late in the third period.
St. Louis 2, Detroit 0 (story/highlights)
- Erik Johnson and Lee Stempniak scored for St. Louis and Manny Legace made 31 saves.
San Jose 3, Minnesota 2 (story/highlights)
- Joe Thornton had two assists and Jonathan Cheechoo scored the game-winner.
Atlanta 2, Boston 5 (story/highlights)
- The Bruins came back from a 2-0 deficit and Tim Thomas stopped 28 shots.
New York Islanders 4, Carolina 1 (story/highlights)
- Marc-Andre Bergeron scored twice and Wade Dubielewicz made 28 shots.
Colorado 3, Phoenix 4 (SO) (story/highlights)
- Radim Vrbata scored two goals and scored the shootout-winner.
Nashville 1, Dallas 0 (story/highlights)
- J-P Dumont scored the only goal of the game and Dan Ellis made 22 saves.
News and Views…
Calgary: Assigned Kevin Lalande to Las Vegas.
Carolina: Matt Cullen returned to the lineup after missing two games with a broken nose.
Colorado: Mitch Love was re-assigned to Johnstown.
Dallas: Mattias Norstrom returned after missing three games with a knee injury.
Edmonton: Joni Pitkanen is day-to-day with a back injury… Assigned Jeff Deslauriers to Springfield.
Los Angeles: Wayne Simmonds signed a three-year entry level contract.
New York Islanders: Mike Sillinger is day-to-day with an undisclosed injury.
Ottawa: Recalled Cody Bass from Binghamton.
Philadelphia: Stefan Ruzicka and Ryan Potulny were assigned to the Phantoms.
St. Louis: Martin Rucinsky is out indefinitely with a separated shoulder.
Tampa Bay: Re-assigned Ryan Munce to Mississippi.
What’s on tap…
Pittsburgh at Buffalo, 1:00 p.m.
Ottawa at Washington, 4:00 p.m.
Tampa Bay at Toronto, 7:30 p.m.
Chicago at Los Angeles, 10:30 p.m.
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