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|Thursday, 24 January 2008 06:37|
Friday, Jan. 25
No games scheduled. The All-Star break begins.
- Mats Sundin, Maple Leafs, scored with 29.2 seconds left to give Toronto a 3-2 victory over Washington, snapping the Capitals' four-game winning streak.
- Dominik Hasek made 24 saves as league-leading Detroit won its ninth road game in the last 10, 2-1 at Anaheim.
Daniel Sedin scored in the shootout to complete Vancouver's first third-period comeback of the season and end a seven-game winless skid as the Canucks beat St. Louis 3-2 Wednesday night.
Mats Sundin's 21st goal of the season, the game-winner with 29.2 seconds left, tied him with Maurice Richard for 24th on the NHL's career list with 544. Toronto edged Washington 3-2 Wednesday night. Alexander Ovechkin scored his league-leading 39th for the Capitals, his sixth straight game with a goal.
St. Louis extended its winless streak to six games and fell to just 14-0-2 when leading in the third period following a 3-2 shootout loss at Vancouver on Wednesday night.
Atlanta forward Ilya Kovalchuk was suspended for one game without pay by the NHL on Wednesday for a hit from behind on Rangers defenseman Michal Rozsival, keeping the Thrashers star out of the rematch with New York on Thursday night. Kovalchuk has 37 goals and 26 assists in 51 games this season.
Buffalo, league leaders with 53 wins and 113 points last season, is just 1-7-5 in the last 13 games and 28th out of 30 teams in this year's standings.
Pittsburgh rookie forward Tyler Kennedy is out indefinitely with mononucleosis and will miss Saturday's NHL YoungStars game in Atlanta. He has eight goals and four assists in 31 games and leads NHL rookies with four game-winning goals.
``It was good to get a win in his first game. It was a huge two points for us.'' - Toronto goalie Vesa Toskala, who made 30 saves in a 3-2 victory over Washington on Wednesday night, a day after general manager Cliff Fletcher replaced the fired John Ferguson.