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|Monday, 12 November 2007 01:52|
Monday, Nov. 12
New Jersey at Pittsburgh (7:30 p.m. EST). Devils goalie Martin Brodeur was denied his 500th career win in Saturday night's loss to the New York Islanders.
-Paul Stastny, Avalanche, had two goals and an assist to lead Colorado past Minnesota 4-2.
-Patrick Kane, Blackhawks, scored a power-play goal and added an assist to help Chicago beat Detroit 3-2.
ALL IN THE FAMILY
Paul Stastny scored twice and had an assist in Colorado's 4-2 win over Minnesota on Sunday, giving him 100 points in 99 career games. He's just the sixth player in franchise history to reach 100 points in 100 or fewer contests. Stastny's father, Peter, needed 73 games to reach 100 points. His uncles, Marian and Anton Stastny, took 82 and 95 games, respectively, to reach the mark.
Detroit's Henrik Zetterberg, the NHL's leading scorer, had an assist in the Red Wings' 3-2 loss to Chicago on Sunday to extend his season-opening points streak to 17 games. ... The Blackhawks' victory was their third straight. ... Joe Sakic had an assist in Colorado's 4-2 win over Minnesota and now has 12 assists in his last 12 games. Sakic only has one goal in that time frame.
HOME SWEET HOME
Colorado defeated Minnesota 4-2 on Sunday and have the best home record in the Western Conference at 9-1. The Avalanche ran their mark to 7-1-1 in the last nine games.
Chicago edged Detroit 3-2 on Sunday, ending the Red Wings' franchise record-tying winning streak at nine games. NHL rookie scoring leader Patrick Kane had a power-play goal and an assist and Jonathan Toews, second in rookie scoring, also had a power-play goal for the Blackhawks.
ONE MORE GAME
Mark Messier, Ron Francis, Al MacInnis and Scott Stevens teamed up Sunday in the Legends Classic on the eve of their Hockey Hall of Fame inductions. The Hall of Fame newcomers and their Expansion side teammates fell 12-11 to the Original Six team. Claude Lemieux, Steve Shutt and Chris Nilan scored two goals each for the Original Sixers. Glenn Anderson scored four goals for the Expansion team.
Eric Lindros became the NHL Players' Association's new ombudsman Sunday, three days after he retired from the sport. As ombudsman, a position created under the recently ratified NHLPA constitution, Lindros will serve as a non-voting member of the executive board and will supervise and coordinate the activities of the divisional player representative program.
``They're a complete team now. They don't have to just rely on their goaltender anymore'' - Detroit goalie Chris Osgood, after Chicago beat the Red Wings (13-3-1) for the third time this season, 3-2 on Sunday.