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Tuesday, Nov. 13
Detroit at St. Louis (8 p.m. EST). Henrik Zetterberg has scored a point in each of the Red Wings' 17 games this season.
-Cory Stillman and Jason Williams, Hurricanes, each scored two goals, including Stillman's goal with 1:09 left to lift Carolina over Florida 4-3.
-Scottie Upshall, Flyers, scored twice to lead Philadelphia past the New York Islanders, 3-2.
-J.P. Dumont and Martin Erat, Predators, each tallied twice to send Nashville to a 4-1 win over Columbus.
-Evgeni Nabokov, Sharks, stopped 25 shots and San Jose shut down Phoenix, 5-0.
Philadelphia edged the New York Islanders 3-2 on Monday and improved to 6-0 at home. The Flyers won at home against the Islanders for the second time this season after dropping all four games against New York in Philadelphia last season, when they won only 10 times in front of the home crowd.
Nashville beat Columbus 4-1 on Monday to send the Blue Jackets to their fourth straight loss. The Predators beat Columbus for the 10th consecutive time, and have won seven of nine following a six-game losing streak. Nashville has earned a point in six straight games and eight of nine. ... Sidney Crosby scored in Pittsburgh's 3-2 loss to New Jersey and has a point in 17 straight games since opening night. Evgeni Malkin also scored in the loss and has a point in 11 straight. ... Ray Whitney had two assists in Carolina's 4-3 win over Florida, extending his point streak to 10 games.
Patrik Elias ended an 11-game slump without a goal, scoring with 5 1/2 minutes remaining as the New Jersey beat slumping Pittsburgh 3-2 on Monday. Elias' goal was his third of the season and his first since he scored twice against Atlanta on Oct. 13. ... The Devils had lost their last five road games before the road win. ... Nashville's David Legwand - who leads the team in scoring - had his career-best, five-game point streak snapped in the Predators' 4-1 defeat of Columbus. ... Mikael Tellqvist had his personal three-game winning streak snapped in Phoenix's 5-0 loss to San Jose.
SHARKS SHOWING TEETH
Joe Thornton and Devin Setoguchi scored two goals each and San Jose routed Phoenix 5-0 on Monday, their second win over the Coyotes in three days. Evgeni Nabokov stopped 25 shots for his second shutout as the Pacific Division-leading Sharks earned consecutive home wins for the first time this season.
Martin Erat scored two goals - including an empty netter - and had two assists to record a career-high four points in Nashville's 4-1 victory over Columbus on Monday.
Pittsburgh fell 3-2 to New Jersey on Monday for their fourth straight loss and sixth in seven games. The Penguins have fallen behind the Devils and into last place in the Atlantic Division. Pittsburgh is 7-10-1 after being 9-7-2 through 18 games last season. ... Florida fell to Carolina 4-3 and has lost three in a row.
Philadelphia's Daniel Briere played in his 500th NHL game on Monday, a 3-2 win over the New York Islanders. ... Ray Whitney recorded his 100th assist with the Hurricanes in a 4-3 win over Florida.
Carolina forward Erik Cole was removed from the ice on a stretcher in the third period of a 4-3 win over Florida and taken to a hospital after colliding with Florida goalie Tomas Vokoun. Cole was released later Monday night and was cleared to fly after a CT scan was negative. The veteran of six NHL seasons is less than two years removed from a serious neck injury.
CALLED TO THE HALL
Mark Messier, Ron Francis, Scott Stevens and Al MacInnis, along with former executive Jim Gregory, were inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame on Monday. Gregory, inducted in the builders' category, was the general manager of the Toronto Maple Leafs from 1969-70 to 1978-79.
``Funny goals, really. I like the effort we put in. We really worked, Florida really worked, and it was an up-and-down hockey game.'' - Carolina coach Peter Laviolette, who earned his 200th NHL victory with a 4-3 win over Florida on Monday.