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|Wednesday, 17 October 2007 21:09|
Asham scored on a tap-in from just to the left of the net off a pass from Zach Parise, who had three assists. Travis Zajac had two goals, and Jay Pandolfo, John Madden and David Clarkson each had two points for New Jersey, which scored 11 goals in two games after netting only seven in its first four.
Sergei Gonchar had a goal and two assists, and Evgeni Malkin and Gary Roberts added a goal and assist each for the Penguins.
There were also several delays when fans threw items onto the ice.
Stars 3, Blue Jackets 2, SO
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Jussi Jokinen scored in regulation and had the only shootout goal to give Dallas the victory over Columbus before the smallest crowd to watch an NHL game at Nationwide Arena.
Jokinen, who tied it 1-1 early in the first period, was the second skater during the shootout. He beat Fredrik Norrena with a deke and a backhander.
The crowd of 11,820 was the smallest announced attendance for a Blue Jackets regular-season home game.
The Stars forced overtime when Brenden Morrow converted a one-timer from the high slot with 1:11 remaining - seconds after Dallas pulled Smith for an extra attacker.
The Blue Jackets took a 2-1 lead at 8:24 of the third period on Jiri Novotny's diving jam shot after his first shot hit the post. Rick Nash added a goal and assist.
Blues 3, Blackhawks 1
CHICAGO (AP) - Keith Tkachuk had a goal and an assist, and Manny Legace stopped 28 shots to lift St. Louis to its fourth straight win.
Paul Kariya and Bryce Salvador also scored for the Blues (4-1), who got two assists from Brad Boyes.
St. Louis, which entered 2-for-21 on the power play, converted two of three attempts against the Blackhawks.
Jason Williams scored Chicago's lone goal, a fluke power-play score that stood up to a video review.
Nikolai Khabibulin made 23 saves for the Blackhawks (3-3).
Ducks 3, Predators 1
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Petteri Wirtanen, the last player cut by Anaheim after training camp, scored the go-ahead goal 4:47 into the third period of his NHL debut.
Drew Miller also scored his first goal in his third NHL game, Corey Perry connected in the final minute of the first period and Jean-Sebastien Giguere made 28 saves in his second start of an injury-delayed season.
Ryan Suter tied it 2:24 into the third for Nashville.
The Predators have lost 10 of 12 games at Anaheim. The other two were overtime victories.