SCOREBOARD
Thursday, Nov. 1
Detroit at Calgary (8:00 p.m. EDT). The league-leading Red Wings continue their trip through the Pacific Northwest.

STARS
Wednesday
-Jay Pandolfo, Devils, scored three goals to help New Jersey beat Tampa Bay 6-1.
-Jason Williams, Blackhawks, scored two goals in the third period, including one with 20.4 seconds left that lifted Chicago over Dallas 5-4.
-Jason Chimera, Blue Jackets, scored two goals to lead Columbus past Los Angeles 4-1.

FIRSTS
Jay Pandolfo scored three goals for the first time to lead New Jersey to a 6-1 win over Tampa Bay on Wednesday, giving the Devils their first victory at the Prudential Center. John Madden scored a goal and assisted on all three of Pandolfo's goals and Martin Brodeur, playing in his 900th game, made 21 saves as New Jersey halted a four-game losing streak.

SNAPPED
Florida scored three goals in the third period to beat Carolina 4-2 on Wednesday and snap a three-game skid. The win also ended a seven-game losing streak to the Hurricanes, dating back to last season. ... Chicago snapped a nine-game losing streak in Dallas dating to 2001, beating the Stars 5-4. Nikolai Khabibulin broke a personal seven-game winless streak in Dallas and had 19 saves for the Blackhawks. ... Los Angeles fell to Columbus 4-1, ending a four-game winning streak.

STREAKING
Mike Ribeiro had a goal and an assist in Dallas' 5-4 loss to Chicago on Wednesday and has at least one point in seven straight games. The Stars have scored a first-period goal in nine straight games. ... Columbus topped Los Angeles 4-1 to earn their fourth straight win.

ROAD WOES
Tampa Bay was routed by New Jersey 6-1 on Wednesday and has lost all five of its road games this season. Vincent Lecavalier scored the only goal for the Lightning.

INJURED
Philadelphia defenseman Derian Hatcher will undergo surgery to repair cartilage damage in his right knee and will miss two to four weeks. The 35-year-old Hatcher, who had his streak of 107 consecutive games recently snapped because the knee was bothering him, said he aggravated the injury lifting weights. The Flyers called up Nate Guenin from their American Hockey League affiliate Philadelphia Phantoms to fill Hatcher's roster spot.

SPEAKING
``Someone screwed up. It's partly why I didn't want to stand up. After a moment I stood to get it over with and get the game running again.'' - Dallas center Mike Modano, who was initially awarded a record-tying assist on a goal in the third period of the Stars' 5-4 loss to Chicago. The assist would have been his 1,232nd point, matching Phil Housley for the most points by an American-born NHL player. After the game, it was ruled Modano never touched the puck and the assist was taken away from him.

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