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|Wednesday, 22 October 2008 21:40|
Thursday, Oct. 23
Buffalo at Minnesota (8 p.m. EDT). A pair of teams that haven't lost in regulation face off.
-Martin Brodeur, Devils, made 21 saves for his 98th NHL shutout in a 5-0 victory over Dallas. Brodeur is five shutouts away from Terry Sawchuk's NHL record of 103, and eight wins shy of Patrick Roy's league mark of 551.
-Craig Anderson, Panthers, stopped all 26 shot he faced in the third period and made 41 saves overall in a 3-1 victory in Ottawa. Anderson was making his first start of the season.
-Jeremy Roenick, Sharks, scored the deciding goal in a shootout for a 7-6 victory over Philadelphia, his former team.
-Nikolai Khabibulin, Blackhawks, made 23 saves for his 39th NHL shutout, and Chicago beat Edmonton 3-0 to end the Oilers' season-opening winning streak at four.
San Jose beat Philadelphia 7-6 in a shootout Wednesday night to improve to 6-1-0. Philadelphia dropped to 0-3-3. ... New Jersey's Pierre-Luc Leblond and Philadelphia's Andreas Nodl had assists in their first NHL games.
ic knee surgery Wednesday. He's expected to be sidelined at least two weeks. ... St. Louis forward D.J. King will have season-ending surgery to repair a dislocated shoulder.
Chicago beat Edmonton 3-0 on Wednesday night to improve to 2-0-1 since Joel Quenneville replaced Denis Savard as coach. ... Detroit beat St. Louis 4-3 to improve to 3-0 on the road and end the Blues' season-opening home winning streak at three. Detroit is 4-0-1 after opening with a loss to Toronto.
``It's two points. We just played our game and we didn't worry about him too much. ... He's a skill player when he plays hockey. Today he played hockey and it showed. He made some good plays.'' - New Jersey goalie Martin Brodeur after his first game against nemesis Seam Avery since the playoffs last season. Brodeur made 21 saves for his 98th NHL shutout to help the Devils beat Avery and Dallas Stars 5-0 on Wednesday night.