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Pittsburgh 4, New Jersey 2 (story/highlights)
-Ryan Malone scored two goals and Petr Sykora had two assists.
Phoenix 4, Columbus 2 (story/highlights)
- Peter Mueller scored twice and Ilya Bryzgalov made 22 saves.
New York Rangers 1, Carolina 3 (story/highlights)
- Ron Brind’Amour had the game-winner and Cam Ward stopped 34 shots.
Ottawa 5, New York Islanders 2 (story/highlights)
- Jason Spezza had two points and Martin Gerber made 23 saves.
Los Angeles 2, Philadelphia 3 (OT) (story/highlights)
- Scott Hartnell won the game in overtime and Martin Biron had 29 saves.
Buffalo 4, Tampa Bay 2 (story/highlights)
- Jason Pominville had a goal and two assists, while Ryan Miller made 23 saves.
Nashville 1, Boston 3 (story/highlights)
- Glen Metropolit scored twice and Tim Thomas turned aside 37 shots.
St. Louis 3, Toronto 2 (story/highlights)
- Keith Tkachuk had two goals and Manny Legace had 23 saves.
Washington 0, Montreal 4 (story/highlights)
- Tomas Plekanec had two assists in front of Cristobal Huet, who earned a 35-save shutout.
San Jose 3, Edmonton 0 (story/highlights)
- Pat Rissmiller had a goal and an assist and Evgeni Nabokov had a 13-save shutout.
Dallas 4, Vancouver 3 (story/highlights)
- Mike Modano and Stephane Robidas had a goal and an assist each, while Marty Turco stopped 29 shots.
News and Views…
Colorado: T.J. Hensick and Brad Richardson were recalled from Lake Erie.
Columbus: Adam Foote is day-to-day with the flu, while Dan Fritsche returned from a back injury that forced him to miss a game.
Detroit: GM Ken Holland offered Darren McCarty a 25-game tryout with the Grand Rapids Griffins of the American League, writes Maiya Hayes of the Detroit Free Press. (more...)
Edmonton: Sheldon Souray is day-to-day with a shoulder injury… Darryl Katz’s latest offer to purchase the Oilers for $200 million should be enough for him to purchase the team. (more...)
Los Angeles: Signed Raitis Ivanans to a two-year contract extension.
New Jersey: Jamie Langenbrunner is day-to-day with the flu.
New York Islanders: Andy Sutton and Ruslan Fedotenko are day-to-day with the flu… Tim Jackman was recalled from Bridgeport.
New York Rangers: The majority of the rest of the Rangers’ games are on the road, and that’s never good for a team that struggles away from home like this team does, writes Larry Brooks of the New York Post. (more...)
Ottawa: Brian McGrattan returned after missing time with a shoulder injury… Recalled Nick Foligno from Binghamton… When GM Bryan Murray and coach John Paddock told Ray Emery he would be fined, Murray also said he had been shopping the goaltender around the league, writes Ken Warren of the Ottawa Citizen. (more...)
Phoenix: Loaned Tyler Redenbach to Grand Rapids.
Pittsburgh: Colby Armstrong is day-to-day with the flu.
San Jose: Acquired Jody Shelley from the Blue Jackets for a sixth-round draft pick… Alexei Semenov is day-to-day with a finger injury.
Tampa Bay: Michel Ouellet returned after missing 18 games with a shoulder injury.
Toronto: Boyd Devereaux and Alex Steen are day-to-day with injuries… Carlo Colaiacovo returned after missing nine games with a knee injury… Kris Newbury was recalled from the Marlies… It’s too early to decide Sundin’s trade deadline fate as Cliff Fletcher discusses with his staff what the Leafs have in the cupboard and what they should be looking to add or dump, writes David Shoalts of the Globe and Mail. (more...)
Vancouver: Nathan McIver and Drew MacIntyre were recalled from Manitoba… Defenseman Willie Mitchell won’t join the team on its four-game road trip because of a fractured vertebra in his back which has forced him out of three games already. (more...)
What’s on tap…
Pittsburgh at Atlanta, 7:00 p.m.
Buffalo at Florida, 7:30 p.m.
Phoenix at Detroit, 7:30 p.m.
Anaheim at Minnesota, 8:00 p.m.
Chicago at Colorado, 9:00 p.m.
San Jose at Calgary, 9:00 p.m
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