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|Monday, 21 January 2008 00:56|
Monday, Jan. 21
Minnesota at Vancouver (10 p.m. EST). The Wild and Canucks are one point behind Calgary for first place in the Northwest Division.
-Brenden Morrow and Niklas Hagman, Stars, each scored two goals to help Dallas upend Anaheim 5-2.
-Scottie Upshall, Flyers, had two goals and an assist and Philadelphia routed Ottawa 6-1.
-John Madden, Devils, had two goals in New Jersey's 3-2 win over Toronto.
-Chuck Kobasew, Bruins, had a goal and an assist to help Boston sweep a home-and-home weekend series with a 3-1 victory over the New York Rangers.
Scott Hartnell scored his 10th goal in the past seven games to help Philadelphia pound Ottawa 6-1 on Sunday for its fourth straight win and seventh in its past eight games. The Flyers have lost only once in regulation in their past 13 games (10-1-2).
Ben Guite, Tyler Arnason and Jeff Finger all tallied their fourth goals of the season to lift Colorado over Columbus 3-1 on Sunday. The Avalanche earned a split in the four-game season series with Columbus.
Edmonton rookie Sam Gagner, the youngest player in the league at 18 years old, scored his fourth goal of the season to help the Oilers beat Atlanta 4-2 on Sunday and snap a three-game slide. All four of Gagner's goals have come on the road.
Ottawa fell to Philadelphia 6-1 on Sunday for its second straight loss and fourth in five games. The Eastern Conference-leading Senators were without injured leading scorers Daniel Alfredsson and Dany Heatley.
Dallas defeated Anaheim 5-2 on Sunday to end the Ducks' six-game winning streak. ... New Jersey squeaked past Toronto 3-2 to end a two-game skid on home ice and snap the Maple Leafs' winning streak at three.
``If you're not getting your nose dirty and get chances from a second or third effort, the shot total might look sexy but it doesn't mean a thing.'' - Rangers coach Tom Renney, after New York was beaten by Boston 3-1 on Sunday despite outshooting the Bruins 31-20. The Rangers are stuck in a 2-6-2 rut and are one point below the playoff cutoff with 33 games left.