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|Thursday, 30 October 2008 00:06|
After Hagman gave Toronto a 2-1 shootout lead, Vesa Toskala secured the win with a blocker save on Jamie Langenbrunner. Tomas Kaberle kept Toronto alive, beating Martin Brodeur in the third round after Patrik Elias scored for New Jersey.
In regulation, Matt Stajan scored twice and Alex Steen, Jamal Mayers and Alexei Ponikarovsky added goals for Toronto. Toskala earned his first win against New Jersey in four decisions, stopping 26 shots through overtime.
The Devils got goals from David Clarkson, Dainius Zubrus, Jamie Langenbrunner, Colin White and Zach Parise but lost their third straight.
Stars 4, Wild 2
Morrow scored 13 seconds into the game, and Dallas handed Minnesota its first regulation loss.
Stephan, filling in for slumping Marty Turco, made his first start of the season and second of his career.
The Stars jumped to a 3-1 lead after the first, forcing goalie Niklas Backstrom out of the game in favor of backup Josh Harding.
Marc-Andre Bergeron and Andrew Brunette had power-play goals for the Wild (6-1-1), who had allowed just 14 goals coming into the game.
Steve Ott and Brad Richards each had goals in the first, and Sean Avery had two assists for the Stars. Matt Niskanen added a power-play goal, the first allowed by the Wild after killing the first 24 this season.
Ducks 5, Red Wings 4, OT
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Francois Beauchemin batted in a rebound 1:39 into overtime, Teemu Selanne scored three goals for his 21st NHL hat trick and Ryan Getzlaf had five assists to lead Anaheim to a victory over Detroit in a matchup of the past two Stanley Cup champions.
Brian Sutherby gave the Ducks a 4-3 lead with 7:04 left in the third period. The Red Wings pulled even with 1:23 remaining when Henrik Zetterberg scored his second goal of the game.
g into the air. Beauchemin swatted at it, but it went in. The Ducks waited out a video replay before they could celebrate.
The loss was the first in six road games for the reigning champion Red Wings (7-2-1). Pavel Datsyuk also scored two goals for Detroit.