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|Wednesday, 14 November 2007 03:17|
Wednesday, Nov. 14
N.Y. Rangers at New Jersey (7 p.m. EST). The Rangers, who won their first road game of the season Saturday, make their first trip to the new Prudential Center, as Devils goalie Martin Brodeur goes for his 500th career victory.
-Ilya Kovalchuk, Thrashers, scored his league-leading 15th goal 27 seconds into overtime after setting up two others, giving Atlanta a 3-2 victory over Florida.
-David Perron, Blues, scored twice in St. Louis' four-goal second period en route to a 4-3 win over Detroit.
- Mike Komisarek, Canadiens, scored 35 seconds into overtime to give Montreal a 4-3 victory in Toronto.
-Andy McDonald, Ducks, scored the clinching goal in a shootout for the second straight game as Anaheim edged Los Angeles 4-3.
Kristian Huselius scored with 53 seconds remaining as Calgary snapped a five-game losing streak with a 3-2 victory over Minnesota on Tuesday night. ... Detroit center Henrik Zetterberg had his 17-game season-opening point streak snapped in a 4-3 loss to St. Louis.
Florida has lost four straight and five of six following a 3-2 overtime loss to Atlanta on Tuesday night. The Panthers are just 10-26-8 against the Thrashers.
Calgary's Jarome Iginla extended his point streak to seven games (five goals, four assists) with his 11th goal in a 3-2 victory over Minnesota on Tuesday night.
Brett Hull and Les Jackson were both made interim co-general managers of the Stars after the team fired Doug Armstrong on Tuesday. Armstrong, Dallas' general manager since 2002, was let go after a disappointing 7-7 start following a third straight exit in the first round of the playoffs.
St. Louis, the only NHL team this season not to play an overtime game, is 8-0 when scoring at least three goals, including Tuesday night's 4-3 victory over Detroit.
Rangers forward Sean Avery denied making cancer-related comments to ill Maple Leafs forward Jason Blake before a pregame altercation between the teams Saturday. Avery exchanged words and shoves with Blake and his Toronto teammate Darcy Tucker before New York's victory. The Rangers were fined $25,000 and the Maple Leafs $10,000. Avery will pay $2,500 and Tucker $1,000.
The NHL fined Coyotes coach Wayne Gretzky $10,000 on Tuesday and suspended Phoenix defenseman Nick Boynton for a game after he instigated a fight in the final five minutes of Monday night's 5-0 loss to San Jose.
Florida claimed checking forward Garth Murray off re-entry waivers from Montreal on Tuesday. The Canadiens will be responsible for half of the remainder of Murray's $625,000 salary for this season, and their share will count against the salary cap.
``We came in the dressing room (after being down 2-0) and I said, 'Guys, this is the Minnesota game.' This is the energy we had in Minnesota., which might have been our best game of the year. I felt that. I felt that we were skating. Our theme was to be relentless and stick with it.'' - St. Louis coach Andy Murray on the Blues' 3-2 victory at Minnesota on Nov. 1, after beating Detroit 4-3 Tuesday night.