SCOREBOARD
Thursday, Nov. 27
Toronto at Ottawa (7:30 p.m. EST). Toronto left wing Jason Blake will miss the game because of a suspected concussion. The Maple Leafs recalled Andre Deveaux on Wednesday to take Blake's place. Deveaux just completed a four-game suspension for an attack on Manitoba defenseman Nolan Baumgartner.

STARS
Wednesday
-Alex Ovechkin, Capitals, had his sixth career hat trick and added an assist to help Washington beat Atlanta 5-3.
-Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin, Penguins. Crosby scored a goal and set up two by Malkin in a 5:35 span of the third period, and Malkin finished with a hat trick in Pittsburgh's 5-3 victory over the New York Islanders.
-Simon Gagne, Flyers, had two goals and an assist in Philadelphia's 3-1 victory over Carolina.
-Johnny Oduya and Scott Clemmensen, Devils. Oduya scored his first goal of the season with 55.5 seconds left in overtime, and Clemmensen made 35 saves in New Jersey's 3-2 victory over Florida.
-Markus Naslund, Rangers, scored twice and had one of two New York goals in a shootout in a 3-2 victory over Tampa Bay.
alo's 3-2 win over Boston.
-Joe Thornton, Sharks, scored on a give-and-go with Ryane Clowe 45 seconds into overtime to give San Jose a 3-2 victory over Chicago.
-Viktor Tikhonov and Mikael Tellqvist, Coyotes. Tikhonov scored with 2:32 remaining, and Tellqvist made 38 saves in Phoenix's 3-2 win over Columbus.
-Carey Price, Canadiens, made 32 saves in Montreal's 3-1 victory over Detroit.
-Loui Eriksson, Stars, had a goal and two assists in Dallas' 4-3 victory over Minnesota.

SHARKS
San Jose beat Chicago 3-2 in overtime Wednesday night for its fifth straight victory and 13th in a row over the Blackhawks. San Jose is 12-0-1 at the Shark Tank this season and hasn't lost in regulation at home in 22 games since March 3.

STREAKS
Philadelphia beat Carolina 3-1 on Wednesday night for its sixth straight victory. ... New Jersey beat Florida 3-2 in overtime to run its winning streak to five. ... Phoenix ended a six-game losing streak with a 3-2 win over Columbus. ... Buffalo beat Boston 3-2 to snap a five-game losing streak and end Boston's four-game winning streak.

STARTS
x's 3-2 victory over Columbus.

SCOUTING
Darryl Boyce scored two goals to help Toronto (Maple Leafs) beat visiting Rochester (Panthers) 3-1 on Wednesday in the AHL. A crowd of 7,367 fans attended the D.A.R.E. school day game that started at 11:30 a.m. at Ricoh Coliseum.

SPEAKING
``Maybe this is a tide-turner. We're still a work in progress, but we got rewarded tonight for a little bit of hard work.'' - Dallas coach Dave Tippett after the Stars' 4-3 comeback victory over Minnesota on Wednesday night. The victory was Dallas' first this season when trailing after two periods.

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