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|Sunday, 06 January 2008 06:25|
Monday, Jan. 7
Minnesota at Dallas (8:30 p.m. EST). The Stars are mired in their first four-game losing streak since dropping five in a row during the 2003-04 season.
-Antero Niittymaki and Mike Richards, Flyers. Niittymaki made 54 saves and Richards scored the tiebreaking goal with 2:51 left to help Philadelphia hold off Toronto 3-2.
-Ty Conklin, Penguins, stopped all 35 shots he faced in Pittsburgh's 3-0 win over Florida.
-Mike Green, Capitals, scored 1:27 into overtime to give Washington a 5-4 win at Montreal.
-Mike Fisher, Senators, scored 3:17 into overtime and Ottawa topped Tampa Bay 4-3.
-Marek Svatos, Avalanche, scored 2:05 into overtime to give Colorado a 2-1 victory over the New York Islanders.
-P.J. Axelsson, Bruins, had a goal and two assists to lead Boston past New Jersey 4-3.
-Lee Stempniak and Manny Legace, Blues. Stempniak scored the only goal of the game and Legace made it stand up with 26 saves and St. Louis outlasted Carolina 1-0.
-Patrick Rissmiller, Sharks, had his first career two-goal game in San Jose's 3-2 win over Columbus.
Jarome Iginla scored for the 19th time in the past 17 games and added two assists to lead Calgary past Los Angeles 6-4 on Saturday night. The Flames are 16-4-3 this season when he scores.
BYE BYE BEEZER
Dominik Hasek recorded his 375th victory to move into 11th place on the all-time list and 78th career shutout in Detroit's 2-0 victory at Dallas on Saturday. Hasek broke a tie with John Vanbiesbrouck and moved within 10 wins of Mike Vernon for 10th.
Calgary has won five straight and 11 of 14 after outlasting Los Angeles 6-4 on Saturday night. The Kings have lost 10 of 13 and have just 15 wins, their fewest through 43 games since they had 13 during the lockout-shortened 1994-95 campaign and finished 16-23-9.
Ty Conklin has won all seven of his starts for Pittsburgh after making 35 saves in Saturday's 3-0 win over Florida. The Penguins have won six straight, eight of 10 and 15 of 20 while posting a five-game winning streak at home.
TROUBLE IN TAMPA
Tampa Bay's losing streak reached a season-high seven games after falling to Ottawa in overtime 4-3 on Saturday night. The Lightning are a league-worst 3-14-2 on the road.
Edmonton won its league-leading 11th shootout of the season after a 3-2 win over the New York Rangers on Saturday night. Sam Gagner had only goal in the shootout, his fourth of the campaign. ... Peter Mueller had the only goal in the shootout to give Phoenix a 3-2 victory over Anaheim.
J.P Dumont stretched his goal-scoring streak to four games in Nashville's 4-1 win over Minnesota on Saturday night.
The New York Rangers has lost all seven of its games against Western Conference opponents following a 3-2 shootout defeat at Edmonton on Saturday night.
San Jose snapped its five-game home winless skid and improved to 12-0-1 in franchise history at HP Pavilion against Columbus with Saturday night's 3-2 victory. ... St. Louis halted a four-game home losing streak with Saturday night's 1-0 victory over Carolina.
UNHAPPINESS AT HOME
Montreal fell to 7-8-4 at home and has lost eight of its last 10 games at the Bell Centre after a 5-4 overtime defeat to Washington on Saturday.
``I'm getting that question asked an awful lot lately and pretty soon he's going to be pretty well known. I think he leads the league in goals for defensemen now and he's getting better and better offensively.'' - Washington coach Bruce Boudreau on Mike Green, who scored in overtime to give the Capitals a 5-4 win at Montreal on Saturday. It was Green's 11th goal of the season.