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Monday, Feb. 18
Phoenix at Los Angeles (10:30 p.m. EST). The Coyotes try to complete the home-and-home sweep of the Kings and give coach Wayne Gretzky his 100th win.
- Marty Turco, Stars, made 28 saves for his 32nd career shutout in a 1-0 victory over Detroit.
- Marian Gaborik, Wild, scored the winner with 4.4 seconds left in overtime, and finished with two goals and an assist in a 5-4 win over Nashville.
- Ryan Callahan, Rangers, scored twice to help New York get past San Jose 3-1.
- Evgeni Malkin and Petr Sykora, Penguins, had a goal and an assist apiece in Pittsburgh's 4-1 win over Buffalo.
- Eric Brewer, Blues, had a career-best four assists in a 5-1 victory over Columbus.
- Alex Kovalev, Canadiens, finished with a goal and two assists to lift Montreal to a 5-3 win over Philadelphia.
rst two meetings of this season by a combined score of 7-1.
Montreal beat Philadelphia 5-3 on Sunday to win its third straight and hand the Flyers their season-worst seventh straight loss. Philadelphia has lost six straight overall to the Canadiens. Their last win against Montreal came on Nov. 25, 2006.
Chris Drury had a goal and an assist to lead the New York Rangers past San Jose 3-1 on Sunday, giving the Rangers (1-7-2) their first win against a Western Conference opponent this season. The Sharks haven't beaten the Rangers since Oct. 22, 2001.
Patrick Lalime stopped 21 shots and James Wisniewski had two assists to help Chicago win its third straight, 2-1 over Colorado on Sunday. The Blackhawks are 4-0-1 in their last five.
Evgeni Malkin registered a goal and an assist in Pittsburgh's 4-1 victory over Buffalo on Sunday, extending his point streak to eight games (seven goals, 12 assists), the longest active in the NHL.
The New York Rangers re-signed defenseman Fedor Tyutin on Sunday, keeping him away from free agency. Contract terms weren't immediately available. ... Chicago recalled goaltender Michael Brodeur from the Rockford IceHogs of the American Hockey League. ... Columbus activated center Sergei Fedorov from injured reserve Sunday and sent left wing Joakim Lindstrom to their AHL affiliate in Syracuse.
Teemu Selanne set an Anaheim record with his 670th point on an assist during a 4-2 win over Calgary on Sunday night. The 37-year-old Selanne, in his second stint with Anaheim, already held the club mark for goals with 314.
``Oh, come on, how can you even say that?'' - Petr Sykora, when asked about Pittsburgh's strong play in the absence of captain Sidney Crosby. The Penguins improved to 7-4-2 without Crosby with a 4-1 win over Buffalo on Sunday.