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|Monday, 24 November 2008 00:04|
Monday, Nov. 24
Phoenix at N.Y. Rangers (7 p.m. EST). Coyotes coach Wayne Gretzky returns to Madison Square Garden, the site of the final game of his Hall of Fame playing career that ended in 1999 when he was with the Rangers.
-Dainius Zubrus, Devils, tied a team record with four goals in New Jersey's 7-4 win over Tampa Bay.
-Shea Weber and Jason Arnott, Predators, each scored a pair of goals in Nashville's 5-2 win over Carolina.
HAT TRICK, AND ONE
Dainius Zubrus did one better than a hat trick Sunday afternoon, scoring twice in the third period for four total goals in the Devils' 7-3 victory over Tampa Bay. Zubrus entered the season with just two goals, but got his third at 7:22 and fourth with 5:22 left to play.
using Jason Arnott's goal on a 2-on-1 chance to take a 1-0 lead into the first intermission.
Lightning starting goalie Mike Smith didn't play due to an undisclosed lower-body injury. Olaf Kolzig replaced him. ... The Devils' John Madden (left foot) missed his second straight game. ... Carolina defenseman Tim Gleason suffered a lower-body injury in the second period and didn't return for the final 20 minutes against Nashville. Carolina right wing Patrick Eaves also left with what appeared to be an upper-body injury.
``The guys see the penalty killers doing a great job out there and really sacrificing their bodies. To come out of two 5-on-3s and not give up a goal is pretty rare, so we were fortunate.'' - Shea Weber, who had two goals and helped Nashville kill eight power plays in a 5-2 win over Carolina.