SCOREBOARD
Tuesday, Nov. 18
Minnesota at Pittsburgh (7 p.m. EST). Pittsburgh beat Buffalo 5-2 on Saturday night for its sixth straight victory. Minnesota has a two-game winning streak.

STARS
Monday
-Devin Setoguchi, Sharks, had a power-play goal and an assist to help San Jose beat Nashville 4-1.
-Nikolai Zherdev, Rangers, scored the only goal in a shootout and New York's Henrik Lundqvist denied all three Ottawa shooters in a 2-1 victory.
-Roberto Luongo, Canucks, made 34 saves against the team that let him get away, but couldn't stop Frans Nielsen in a shootout as the New York Islanders beat Vancouver 2-1.

SIDELINED
St. Louis center Andy McDonald is expected to be sidelined eight weeks after breaking his left leg during a 3-2 shootout loss to the Montreal Canadiens on Sunday. MRI results revealed no further damage and surgery is not required. He isn't expected back until at least mid-January for a Blues team that is currently 15th in the Western Conference standings.

BAD BREAK
uck with the Red Wings' Nicklas Lidstrom with a little under 15 minutes left in the third period. Pisani will be out at least a month.

SIGNED
The Colorado Avalanche signed 22-year-old center Paul Stastny to a five-year contract extension through the 2013-2014 season. A second-round draft pick in 2005, Stastny scored 78 points in 2006-07, finishing second to Evgeni Malkin for the Calder Trophy honoring the league's top rookie. That year, he set an NHL rookie record by scoring points in 20 straight games.

STATS
Islanders D Andy Sutton played in his 500th NHL game. ... Toronto hasn't been outshot by an opponent in 15 games.

SPEAKING
``All losses are tough. Shootouts are great when you win, and (not) when you lose. I don't like losing any game.'' - Vancouver goalie Roberto Luongo after the Canucks lost to the New York Islanders 2-1 in a shootout Monday night.

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