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Thursday, Nov. 13
Montreal at Boston (7 p.m. EST). Montreal beat Boston in seven games in the first round of the playoffs last season. In Montreal's home opener Oct. 15, the Canadiens beat the Bruins 4-3 in a shootout.
-Alexander Semin, Capitals, had two goals and three assists in Washington's 5-1 victory at Carolina. Semin leads the NHL with 13 goals and 27 points.
-Craig Anderson and Gregory Campbell, Panthers. Anderson made 24 saves for his first shutout of the season and Campbell had two goals and an assist in Florida's 4-0 victory over Tampa Bay.
-Shane Doan, Coyotes, had two goals and an assist in Phoenix's 5-2 victory at Columbus.
-Peter Budaj, Avalanche, made 31 saves in regulation and overtime and two more in a shootout to help Colorado beat Vancouver 2-1.
-P.J. Axelsson, Bruins, scored in the third round of a shootout to give Boston a 2-1 victory over Chicago.
up champion. He was replaced by Bob Murray.
Paul Stastny ended Roberto Loungo's Vancouver-record shutout streak at 242 minutes, 36 seconds, scoring a power-play goal 1:28 into the third period in Colorado's 2-1 shootout victory Wednesday night. ... Boston has won four straight and is 7-1-0 in its last eight.
Rangers center Scott Gomez missed New York's game at New Jersey on Wednesday night because of a leg injury. ... Columbus activated goalie Pascal Leclaire off injured reserve. He missed seven games because of an ankle injury. ... Ottawa right wing Jarkko Ruutu was suspended for two games without pay by the NHL for elbowing Montreal's Maxim Lapierre on Tuesday night.
The Chicago Blackhawks retired No. 3 in honor of Pierre Pilote and the late Keith Magnuson before their 2-1 loss to Boston on Wednesday night.
Lauri Korpikoski scored his first NHL regular-season goal in the New York Rangers' 5-2 victory over New Jersey on Wednesday night. Korpikoski had his only other NHL goal in a playoff game against Pittsburgh last season. ... Colorado's game in Edmonton on Saturday will be the 1,000th since the team moved from Quebec City to Denver in 1995.
the holes in the hull. But I believe I have delivered here and that I'm leaving Bob a pretty good team.'' - Brian Burke after turning down a contract extension to remain Anaheim's general manager. He was replaced by Bob Murray.