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Monday, Oct. 22
San Jose at Calgary (9 p.m. EDT). The Flames have earned points in five straight games (4-0-1) and have begun a season-long seven-game homestand with two straight wins.
-Simon Gagne, Flyers, scored his second goal of the game 48 seconds into overtime and Philadelphia beat Carolina 3-2.
-Bill Guerin, Islanders, scored with 3.7 seconds left in overtime to give New York a 4-3 win over New Jersey.
-Kirk Maltby, Red Wings, scored a pair of second-period goals and Detroit rallied for a 5-2 win at Phoenix.
-Jarome Iginla, Flames, scored the go-ahead goal and added two assists to lead Calgary to a 4-1 victory over Edmonton.
-Roman Hamrlik, Canadiens, had a goal and two assists to lift Montreal to a 4-2 victory over Buffalo.
-Phil Kessel, Bruins, scored the lone shootout goal in Boston's 1-0 win over the New York Rangers.
Minnesota remains the NHL's only unbeaten team after defeating St. Louis 3-1 on Saturday night. The Wild (6-0-1) have won six of their first seven despite not scoring more than three goals in any game. The only blemish was an overtime loss in Los Angeles on Tuesday.
Chicago erased a 3-1 deficit by scoring five third-period goals en route to a 6-4 win at Toronto on Saturday night.
Bill Guerin has four goals in his last two games after scoring the game-winner with 3.7 seconds left in overtime to give the New York Islanders a 4-3 win over New Jersey on Saturday night. He failed to score a goal in his first six games with the Islanders before getting three in a win at Washington on Thursday night.
ith their 4-3 overtime victory.
Detroit's Henrik Zetterberg leads the NHL with 17 points after collecting a goal and an assist in Saturday night's 5-2 win at Phoenix and has at least one point in each of his first nine games, a career-best scoring streak.
Philadelphia won its fourth straight home game and fifth in a row overall with a 3-2 overtime victory over Carolina on Saturday night. The Flyers had not won five straight games since Dec. 22-29, 2005. ... Dallas improved to 3-0-1 at home after its 3-1 win over Anaheim.
Defending-champion Anaheim is 0-4-1 on the road this season after its 3-1 defeat at Dallas on Saturday night. The Ducks have managed two goals or less in four of their road losses
Ray Emery made his first regular-season NHL start since offseason wrist surgery and made 31 saves to help Ottawa beat Florida 4-1 on Saturday night.
g from behind and a game misconduct.
OILERS NOT WELL
Edmonton started the season with two straight wins but has lost five of six after a 4-1 setback at Calgary on Saturday night.
LONG TIME COMING
Mathieu Darche scored his first goal since Nov. 10, 2001, to help Tampa Bay beat Atlanta 6-2 on Saturday night. It was his 20th NHL game since his first goal six years ago when he was with Columbus.
Kyle Chipchura (Montreal), Brett Sterling (Atlanta), Steve Wagner (St. Louis) and Sam Gagner (Edmonton) all scored their first NHL goals on Saturday night. Only Chipchura's came in a victory.
``They had three goals in 11 shots. We hung our goalie out to dry. We were looking for some kind of spark.'' - Anaheim coach Randy Carlyle on pulling goalie Jean-Sebastien Giguere midway through Saturday night's 3-1 loss at Dallas.