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Thursday, 20 December 2007 21:53
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 At Boston
Pittsburgh 3 1 0 0-5
Boston 0 2 2 0-4
Pittsburgh won shootout 2-0
First Period-1, Pittsburgh, Malkin 12 (Crosby, Armstrong), :55. 2, Pittsburgh, Crosby 16 (Armstrong, Gonchar), 8:26. 3, Pittsburgh, Malkin 13 (Crosby), 11:53. Penalties-Chara, Bos (delay of game), 12:30; Laraque, Pit (delay of game), 12:30; Laraque, Pit, major (fighting), 14:36; Chara, Bos, major (fighting), 14:36; Malkin, Pit (slashing), 18:45.
Second Period-4, Pittsburgh, Christensen 4 (Whitney, Armstrong), 11:26. 5, Boston, Sturm 11 (Ference, Metropolit), 16:04 (pp). 6, Boston, Axelsson 5 (Jeremy Reich), 17:38 (sh). Penalties-Metropolit, Bos (holding), 3:09; Ference, minor-major (roughing, fighting), 5:09; Crosby, Pit, major (fighting), 5:09; Wideman, Bos (holding), 6:58; Malkin, Pit (tripping), 10:30; Wideman, Bos (slashing), 11:13; Hall, Pit (high-sticking), 13:25; Gonchar, Pit (tripping), 14:36; Metropolit, Bos (hooking), 16:49.
Third Period-7, Boston, Nokelainen 3 (Ference, Metropolit), 13:14. 8, Boston, Wideman 4 (Sturm, Savard), 17:05 (pp). Penalties-Ruutu, Pit (hooking), 6:57; Gonchar, Pit (holding), 11:06; Christensen, Pit (hooking), 16:27.
Overtime-None. Penalties-None.
Shootout-Pittsburgh 2 (Christensen G, Letang G), Boston 0 (Kessel NG, Sturm NG).
Shots on Goal-Pittsburgh 14-9-4-2-29. Boston 13-11-17-0-41.
Power-play opportunities-Pittsburgh 0 of 5; Boston 2 of 7.
Goalies-Pittsburgh, Conklin 1-0-0 (41 shots-37 saves). Boston, Thomas 10-7-3 (29-25).
A-15,304 (17,565). T-2:42.
Referees-Eric Furlatt, Bill McCreary. Linesmen-Scott Driscoll, Brad Kovachik.
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At Washington
Montreal 1 2 2-5
Washington 0 1 1-2
First Period-1, Montreal, Latendresse 8 (Koivu, Higgins), 18:15 (pp). Penalties-Gorges, Mon (hooking), 10:00; Semin, Was (hooking), 11:24; Poti, Was (tripping), 18:02.
Second Period-2, Montreal, Plekanec 11 (Kovalev, A.Kostitsyn), 6:33. 3, Washington, Backstrom 6 (Ovechkin, Green), 9:10 (pp). 4, Montreal, Latendresse 9 (Dandenault, Lapierre), 17:06. Penalties-Lapierre, Mon (holding), 7:24; Koivu, Mon (holding), 19:37.
Third Period-5, Montreal, S.Kostitsyn 1 (Kovalev, Streit), 9:34 (pp). 6, Washington, Semin 4 (Backstrom), 10:08. 7. Montreal, Streit 5 (Chipchura, Bouillon), 18:39. Penalties-Ovechkin, Was (tripping), :32; Dandenault, Mon (hooking), 3:13; Morrisonn, Was (hooking), 7:20; Poti, Was (delay of game), 8:30.
Shots on Goal-Montreal 6-5-10-21. Washington 14-9-14-37.
Power-play opportunities-Montreal 2 of 5; Washington 1 of 4.
Goalies-Montreal, Huet 8-6-3 (37 shots-35 saves). Washington, Kolzig 10-15-2 (21-16).
A-12,670 (18,277). T-2:15.
Referees-Kevin Pollock, Dean Morton. Linesmen-Pat Dapuzzo, Greg Devorski.
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At Atlanta
Ottawa 1 1 0-2
Atlanta 0 2 1-3
First Period-1, Ottawa, Spezza 11 (Robitaille), 5:43. Penalties-Bass, Ott, major (fighting), 4:54. Slater, Atl, major (fighting), 4:54. Redden, Ott (hooking), 10:49. Redden, Ott (roughing), 14:25.
Second Period-2, Atlanta, Boulton 3 (Thorburn, Slater), 7:14. 3, Ottawa, Alfredsson 20 (Spezza, Heatley), 17:00. 4, Atlanta, Kovalchuk 28 (Klee, Holik), 17:46. Penalties-Heatley, Ott (cross-checking), :53; Phillips, Ott (high-sticking), 20:00.
Third Period-5, Atlanta, White 9 (Enstrom, Recchi), :47 (pp). Penalties-Richardson, Ott (high-sticking), 1:52; Phillips, Ott, double minor (roughing), 5:02; Neil, Ott (roughing), 5:02; Holik, Atl (roughing), 5:02; Dupuis, Atl (roughing), 5:02; Zhitnik, Atl (tripping), 7:41; Holik, Atl (hooking), 18:52.
Shots on Goal-Ottawa 7-9-14-30. Atlanta 21-13-10-45.
Power-play opportunities-Ottawa 0 of 2; Atlanta 1 of 6.
Goalies-Ottawa, Gerber 16-5-1 (45 shots-42 saves). Atlanta, Lehtonen 10-8-1 (30-28).
A-14,085 (18,545). T-2:24.
Referees-Kerry Fraser, Dan O'Rourke. Linesmen-Brian Mach, Andy McElman.
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At Tampa, Fla.
Toronto 0 1 0-1
Tampa Bay 0 1 1-2
First Period-None. Penalties-Wozniewski, Tor (slashing), 9:57; Hlavac, TB (hooking), 18:44.
Second Period-1, Toronto, Stajan 9 (Steen), 16:36. 2, Tampa Bay, Ward 5 (Lecavalier, Lundin), 18:41. Penalties-Janik, TB (interference), 1:40; Antropov, Tor (interference), 6:16; Gill, Tor (slashing), 8:59.
Third Period-3, Tampa Bay, Lecavalier 23 (St. Louis, O'Brien), 19:18. Penalty-Kuba, TB (holding), :10.
Shots on Goal-Toronto 8-12-12-32. Tampa Bay 11-6-4-21.
Power-play opportunities-Toronto 0 of 3; Tampa Bay 0 of 3.
Goalies-Toronto, Toskala 12-11-4 (21 shots-19 saves). Tampa Bay, Ramo 1-0-0 (32-31).
A-19,131 (19,758). T-2:21.
Referees-Tim Peel, Dean Warren. Linesmen-Derek Nansen, Tim Nowak.
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At Sunrise, Fla.
Carolina 3 0 1-4
Florida 1 2 2-5
First Period-1, Florida, Dvorak 3 (Olesz, Cullimore), 5:01. 2, Carolina, Ladd 2 (Walker, Cullen), 6:48. 3, Carolina, Cole 8 (Whitney, Seidenberg), 9:25. 4, Carolina, Stillman 18 (Brind'Amour, Wallin), 16:19. Penalties-Kaberle, Car (hooking), 2:16; Zednik, Fla (tripping), 7:19; Stumpel, Fla (tripping), 14:23; Hamilton, Car (hooking), 15:46.
Second Period-5, Florida, Jokinen 18 (Olesz, Vokoun), 5:14. 6, Florida, Stumpel 6 (Jokinen, Salei), 18:38. Penalties-Stumpel, Fla (hooking), 2:48; Wallin, Car (roughing), 11:20; Stillman, Car (delay of game), 14:37.
Third Period-7, Florida, Weiss 7 (Horton, Bouwmeester), 4:10. 8, Carolina, Whitney 16 (Cole, Staal), 4:39. 9, Florida, McLean 3 (Zednik), 13:06. Penalties-None.
Shots on Goal-Carolina 15-13-5-33. Florida 15-16-10-41.
Power-play opportunities-Carolina 0 of 3; Florida 0 of 4.
Goalies-Carolina, Grahame 4-5-1 (41 shots-36 saves). Florida, Vokoun 17-12-1 (33-29).
A-15,061 (19,250). T-2:23.
Referees-Tom Kowal, Don Van Massenhoven. Linesmen-Darren Gibbs, Derek Amell.
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At St. Paul, Minn.
N.Y. Rangers 1 1 1-3
Minnesota 1 3 2-6
First Period-1, N.Y. Rangers, Rozsival 8 (Jagr, Dubinsky), 10:51 (pp). 2, Minnesota, Gaborik 14 (Demitra, Voros), 13:33. Penalty-Rolston, Min (holding), 8:55.
Second Period-3, Minnesota, Gaborik 15 (Demitra, Parrish), 3:47 (pp). 4, Minnesota, Gaborik 16 (Burns, Bouchard), 5:38 (pp). 5, N.Y. Rangers, Straka 6 (Jagr, Gomez), 6:29.
6, Minnesota, Bouchard 6 (Gaborik), 10:56 (pp). Penalties-Dubinsky, NYR (delay of game), 1:54; Dawes, NYR (abuse of officials), 4:59; Radivojevic, Min (slashing), 8:10; Drury, NYR (unsportsmanlike conduct), 9:02; Voros, Min, major (fighting), 12:04; Strudwick, NYR, major (fighting), 12:04; Burns, Min (tripping), 15:49; Gomez, NYR (roughing), 17:55.
Third Period-7, N.Y. Rangers, Dawes 5, 7:15. 8, Minnesota, Gaborik 17 (Voros, Schultz), 7:56. 9, Minnesota, Gaborik 18, 9:31. Penalties-Radivojevic, Min (hooking), 8:50; Gomez, NYR (goaltender interference), 9:08; Hollweg, NYR (roughing), 15:13; Rozsival, NYR, misconduct, elbowing, 16:21.
Shots on Goal-N.Y. Rangers 10-16-9-35. Minnesota 2-10-10-22.
Power-play opportunities-N.Y. Rangers 1 of 4; Minnesota 3 of 7.
Goalies-N.Y. Rangers, Lundqvist 16-12-2 (18 shots-12 saves), Valiquette (12:04 Third, 4-4). Minnesota, Harding 7-6-1 (35-32).
A-18,568 (18,064). T-2:24.
Referees-Brad Meier, Dennis LaRue. Linesmen-Don Henderson, Mark Wheler.
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At St. Louis
Detroit 0 2 0-2
St. Louis 1 0 2-3
First Period-1, St. Louis, Boyes 20 (McDonald, Kariya), 7:11. Penalties-McKee, StL (high-sticking), 11:09; Draper, Det (boarding), 17:36.
Second Period-2, Detroit, Filppula 9 (Drake, Rafalski), 10:35. 3, Detroit, Samuelsson 4 (Lidstrom, Zetterberg), 11:05. Penalties-Perron, StL (high-sticking), 1:32; Draper, Det (holding), 4:47; Tkachuk, StL (boarding), 11:41; Samuelsson, Det (unsportsmanlike conduct), 16:08; Backes, StL (roughing), 16:08.
Third Period-4, St. Louis, Tkachuk 7 (Kariya, McDonald), 4:22 (pp). 5, St. Louis, Stempniak 6 (Brewer, Backes), 14:02 (pp). Penalties-Perron, StL (hooking), 1:09; Kronwall, Det (hooking), 3:42; Drake, Det, major (fighting), 8:23; Mayers, StL, major (fighting), 8:23; Lilja, Det (interference), 12:31; Cleary, Det (roughing), 18:53; Jackman, StL (roughing), 18:53; Salvador, StL (high-sticking), 20:00.
Shots on Goal-Detroit 13-11-12-36. St. Louis 11-8-5-24.
Power-play opportunities-Detroit 0 of 5; St. Louis 2 of 4.
Goalies-Detroit, Osgood 15-2-1 (24 shots-21 saves). St. Louis, Legace 12-8-1 (36-34).
A-19,150 (19,260). T-2:36.
Referees-Chris Lee, Rob Martell. Linesmen-David Brisebois, Jonny Murray.
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At Vancouver, British Columbia
Dallas 0 0 2-2
Vancouver 0 1 2-3
First Period-None. Penalty-Edler, Van (hooking), 11:56.
Second Period-1, Vancouver, Raymond 2 (Ohlund, Luongo), 8:00. Penalties-Ohlund, Van (holding), 10:50; H.Sedin, Van (interference), 14:57; Turco, Dal, served by Miettinen (roughing), 18:20.
Third Period-2, Vancouver, D.Sedin 13 (Naslund, H.Sedin), 3:07. 3, Dallas, Jokinen 11 (Eriksson, Hagman), 6:23. 4, Vancouver, D.Sedin 14 (Ohlund, Salo), 9:55 (pp). 5, Dallas, Miettinen 6 (Morrow, Ribeiro), 12:16 (pp). Penalties-Hagman, Dal (goalie interference), 8:23; Morrow, Dal (holding), 9:38; Pyatt, Van (interference), 10:47; Pyatt, Van (hooking), 14:02.
Shots on Goal-Dallas 11-11-13-35. Vancouver 6-14-10-30.
Power-play opportunities-Dallas 1 of 5; Vancouver 1 of 3.
Goalies-Dallas, Turco 13-7-3 (30 shots-27 saves). Vancouver, Luongo 15-10-3 (35-33).
A-18,630 (18,630). T-2:19.
Referees-Mike Hasenfratz, Ian Walsh. Linesmen-Brad Lazarowich, Jay Sharrers.
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At San Jose, Calif.
Phoenix 0 0 2 0-3
San Jose 0 0 2 0-2
Phoenix won shootout 1-0
First Period-None. Penalties-Kapanen, Pho (hooking), 4:44; Carcillo, Pho (roughing), 7:40; Mitchell, SJ (roughing), 7:40; Phoenix, bench, (too many men), 8:44; Boynton, Pho, major (fighting), 12:24; Murray, SJ, major (fighting), 12:24; Vlasic, SJ (tripping), 18:19.
Second Period-None. Penalties-McLaren, SJ (hooking), 3:32; Vrbata, Pho (hooking), 4:47; Kapanen, Pho (tripping), 8:41; Boynton, Pho (interference), 13:12; McLaren, SJ (hooking), 16:24; Vlasic, SJ (hooking), 19:03.
Third Period-1, Phoenix, York 5 (Reinprecht, Jovanovski), :33 (pp). 2, San Jose, Mitchell 6 (Grier, Rissmiller), 2:14. 3, San Jose, Roenick 7 (Ozolinsh, Thornton), 7:59 (pp). 4, Phoenix, Doan 9 (Jovanovski), 19:18 (sh). Penalties-Marleau, SJ, major (fighting), 3:07; Bernier, SJ, major (fighting), 3:07; Perrault, Pho, major (fighting), 3:07; Carcillo, Pho, major-game misconduct (fighting), 3:07; Boynton, Pho, major (fighting), 3:07; Ballard, Pho (roughing), 7:11; McLaren, SJ (tripping), 10:06; Ballard, Pho (cross-checking), 19:09.
Overtime-None. Penalties-Ballard, Pho (tripping), 4:14.
Shootout-Phoenix 1 (Mueller G, Vrbata NG), San Jose 0 (Pavelski NG, Marleau NG, Mitchell NG).
Shots on Goal-Phoenix 16-11-9-1-37. San Jose 15-7-13-3-38.
Power-play opportunities-Phoenix 1 of 5; San Jose 1 of 9.
Goalies-Phoenix, Bryzgalov 11-9-1 (38 shots-36 saves). San Jose, Nabokov 18-11-5 (37-35).
A-17,136 (17,496). T-2:48.
Referees-Dan Marouelli, Brad Watson. Linesmen-Michel Cormier, Dan Schachte.
 

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