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Monday, Jan. 14
N.Y. Rangers at Pittsburgh (7 p.m. EST). The Rangers are 2-4-1 in their last seven games.
-Mike Knuble, Flyers, scored two goals and Philadelphia beat Washington 6-4.
-Andrew Brunette, Avalanche, had two goals in Colorado's 4-3 shootout win over Florida.
-Marc-Andre Bergeron, Islanders, scored two goals to lead New York over Ottawa 3-1. .
-Patrick Sharp, Blackhawks, scored a second-period goal and had the winner in the shootout, sending Chicago to a 3-2 win over Nashville.
The Sedin twins combined for five points in Vancouver's 4-3 victory over St. Louis on Sunday. Daniel had a goal and two assists, and twin brother Henrik had a goal and an assist for the Canucks, who rebounded from consecutive losses to Phoenix and San Jose and snapped a three-game road losing streak.
BEEN A WHILE
Marc-Andre Bergeron got his second power-play goal of the game early in the third and Mike Comrie scored later in the period, leading the Islanders to a 3-1 win over Ottawa on Sunday. New York hadn't beaten the Senators in Ottawa since March 15, 2003. Ottawa was 9-0-1 in its previous 10 games against the Islanders, outscoring them 43-17 over that span.
OILERS COOL FLAMES
Ales Hemsky and Shawn Horcoff each had a goal and an assist, and Edmonton stretched its winning streak to a season-high four games by beating Calgary 2-1 on Sunday. The Oilers handed the Flames their third loss in a row following a five-game winning streak.
Francois Beauchemin scored 33 seconds into overtime on Sunday to give Anaheim a 4-3 victory over San Jose, ending the Sharks' 10-game road winning streak. ... Evgeni Nabokov had started all 43 of San Jose's previous games this season, tying for the second longest streak by a goalie since 1989-90. Twenty-one-year-old Thomas Greiss got the start in Nabokov's place. ... Chicago downed Nashville 3-2 in a shootout to snap an eight-game slide.
Ottawa's Dany Heatley will be sidelined up to six weeks because of a separated right shoulder. Heatley crashed into the end boards with Detroit forward Dallas Drake in the second period of Saturday's 3-2 victory over the Red Wings. The 26-year-old has 56 points (25 goals, 31 assists) in 43 games this season.
Carolina activated defenseman Glen Wesley from injured reserve Sunday and sent three players to the team's AHL affiliate in Albany. The Hurricanes sent forwards Keith Aucoin and Brandon Nolan and defenseman Tim Conboy to Albany.
``Always seems to be too cute.'' - Washington coach Bruce Boudreau, after the Capitals went 0-for-5 on the power play and allowed a short-handed goal in a 6-4 loss to Philadelphia on Sunday.