Derek Roy and the Buffalo Sabres had a big night, beating Atlanta 10-1.
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Edmonton 2, Carolina 7 (story/highlights)
- Eric Staal had a hat trick and Rod Brind’Amour had three points.
Florida 2, New Jersey 1 (story/highlights)
- David Booth scored the game-winner and Craig Anderson turned aside 31 shots.
Atlanta 1, Buffalo 10 (story/highlights)
- Drew Stafford and Derek Roy each had a hat trick.
Tampa Bay 3, Pittsburgh 0 (story/highlights)
- Andre Roy had a goal and two assists, while Johan Holmqvist stopped all 27 shots.
Anaheim 4, Minnesota 2 (story/highlights)
- Todd Bertuzzi and Corey Perry each had three points and Jonas Hiller made 25 saves.
Los Angeles 1, Calgary 6 (story/highlights)
- Daymond Langkow had a hat trick and Miikka Kiprusoff made 37 saves.
Chicago 2, Colorado 1 (SO) (story/highlights)
- Patrick Kane scored, Robert Lang netted the shootout-winner and Patrick Lalime made 22 saves.
News and Views…
Boston: GM Peter Chiarelli said he doesn’t think Patrice Bergeron will return this season, writes Kevin Paul Dupont of the Boston Globe. (more...)
Buffalo: Derek Roy returned from a shoulder injury.
Carolina: Niclas Wallin returned from an illness, while Dennis Seidenberg is day-to-day with an ankle injury… Assigned Casey Borer to Albany.
Chicago: James Wisniewski returned from an injury to his knee… Jason Williams is out indefinitely with a sports hernia.
Columbus: Ron Hainsey s day-to-day with a back injury.
Detroit: If he were a top player in their “Hockeytown” days, Henrik Zetterberg would be a bigger star in Detroit writes Jamie Samuelsen of the Detroit Free Press. (more...)
Edmonton: Joni Pitkanen is day-to-day with a knee injury.
Florida: Rostislav Olesz is out indefinitely with a hand injury… Recalled Shawn Matthias from Belleville of the Ontario League.
Minnesota: Derek Boogaard and Mark Parrish returned from injury.
New Jersey: Karel Rachunek returned from a knee injury… Assigned Barry Tallackson to Lowell.
New York Islanders: Recalled Mike Morrison from Bridgeport and assigned Wade Dubielwicz.
New York Rangers: Assigned Bruce Graham to Charlotte of the East Coast League and Greg Moore to Hartford.
Pittsburgh: Sidney Crosby will be out indefinitely after suffering a high ankle sprain against the Lightning. (more...)
St. Louis: Assigned Marek Schwarz to Peoria and recalled Mike Glumac and Hannu Toivonen. Despite being injured Wednesday, Manny Legace will start against Nashville, writes Norm Sanders of the Belleville News-Democrat. (more...)
San Jose: Recalled Devin Setoguchi from Worcester.
What’s on tap…
N.Y. Rangers at Boston, 1:00 p.m.
Columbus at Dallas, 3:00 p.m.
Buffalo at Toronto, 7:00 p.m.
Pittsburgh at Montreal, 7:00 p.m.
Philadelphia at N.Y. Islanders, 7:00 p.m.
Florida at Washington, 7:00 p.m.
Tampa Bay at Ottawa, 7:00 p.m.
Nashville at St. Louis, 8:30 p.m.
Chicago at Phoenix, 9:00 p.m.
Los Angeles at Vancouver, 10:00 p.m.
Detroit at San Jose, 10:30 p.m.
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