SCOREBOARD
Friday, Oct. 31
Dallas at Chicago (8:30 p.m. EDT). Patrick Kane and the Blackhawks host the Stars.

STARS
Thursday
- Cam Ward, Hurricanes, made 19 saves to help Carolina beat St. Louis 1-0.
- Nikolai Zherdev, Rangers, had a goal and an assist in New York's 3-2 win over Atlanta.
- Pekka Rinne, Predators, stopped 27 shots in a 3-1 win over Edmonton.
- Roberto Luongo, Canucks, made 28 saves for his 40th career shutout in Vancouver's 4-0 win over Los Angeles.
SID LEAVES GAME
Sidney Crosby left the Penguins' 4-1 loss to the Coyotes with an apparent injury. ``I had some discomfort,'' said Crosby, who left the game with less than 5 minutes left in the second period. ``I decided that in the third period, it didn't seem like I could do much.'' What happened to Crosby is unclear. Replays showed Crosby skate to the Penguins bench, sit down with a grimace and try to collect himself.

STRONG PENALTY KILLING
Montreal turned away the NHL's third-best power play 10 times, keeping Minnesota under wraps in a 2-1 victory.

FOUR MORE YEARS
tain Daniel Alfredsson to a four-year contact. The 35-year-old has 334 goals and 856 points in 861 career regular-season games with the Senators. He has spent his entire career with Ottawa and served as the team's captain since 1999.

WELCOME ABOARD
Tampa Bay 18-year-old rookie Steven Stamkos scored the first two goals of his NHL career and added an assist in the Lightning's 5-2 win over Buffalo.

SPEAKING
``That's probably the best PK game we've played all year so far. It's going to be pretty hard to top that.'' - Montreal goalie Corey Price after the Canadiens killed off 10 Minnesota power plays in a 2-1 win Thursday night.

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