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Monday, Oct. 27
Ottawa at Buffalo (7 p.m. EDT). The Sabres (6-0-2) look to stay unbeaten in regulation when they host the last-place Senators, losers of four straight.
-Cam Ward and Chad LaRose, Hurricanes. Ward made 57 saves and LaRose scored twice in a 4-3 victory over the New York Islanders.
-Nikolai Zherdev and Fredrik Sjostrom, Rangers. Zherdev scored with 8.1 seconds left to force overtime and Sjostrom had the only goal of the shootout in a 3-2 victory over Pittsburgh.
-Jeff Carter, Flyers, scored with 1:16 left in overtime to give Philadelphia a 3-2 victory over New Jersey.
-Alexander Semin, Capitals, scored at 2:17 of overtime in a 6-5 victory over Dallas.
-Milan Lucic, Bruins, had his first career hat trick in a 5-4 victory over Atlanta.
-Brian Boucher, Sharks, made 22 saves for his second shutout of the season in a 3-0 victory at Tampa Bay.
cored twice for Washington, giving him 475 goals for his career to set a record for Russian-born players. Fedorov, who also holds the Russian records for assists (678) and points (1,153), broke the goal-scoring tie with Alexander Mogilny (473), who retired in 2006.
Can Ward had 57 saves in Carolina's 4-3 victory over the New York Islanders on Saturday night. ... Jean-Sebastien Giguere stopped 47 shots in Anaheim's 6-4 loss at Montreal. ... Former Maine star Ben Bishop made 12 saves in his first NHL start for St. Louis before leaving with an undisclosed lower-body injury, and Marek Schwarz stopped all five shots he faced in the Blues 4-0 victory over Florida. ... Marc-Andre Fleury made 42 saves in Pittsburgh's 3-2 shootout loss to the New York Rangers.
UNBEATEN IN REGULATION
Owen Nolan had a goal and an assist in his return from injured reserve, Pierre-Marc Bouchard also scored and Niklas Backstrom made 25 saves to help Minnesota beat Columbus 2-1 Saturday night. The Wild (5-0-1) remained the only Western Conference team without a loss in regulation. ... Despite a 2-1 shootout loss at Colorado, Buffalo (6-0-2) remained the East's only team without a regulation loss.
orado's 2-1 shootout win against Buffalo was the Avalanche's fifth straight win after starting 0-3.
``It's just a record. I'd rather talk about Alex (Mogilny) than the record. I know his career was shortened by injury. I didn't expect to ever get it. He had a great shot and amazing hands. Realistically, if he'd played more he'd have a lot more stats. He was a powerful forward, a scoring machine. ... Records are nice on a personal level, but most important was that we finally won a game.'' - Washington's Sergei Fedorov, after setting the scoring record for goals by a Russian-born player in a 6-5 overtime victory at Dallas. Fedorov scored twice, giving him 475 and breaking a tie with Alexander Mogilny (473), who retired in 2006.