SCOREBOARD
Saturday, Feb. 10
Montreal at Ottawa (7 p.m. EST). The Canadiens will try to beat the Senators for the second time in five nights and move within a point of the Northeast Division leaders.

STARS
Friday
-Ryan Carter, Ducks, scored his first two NHL goals and Anaheim beat New Jersey 2-1.
-Cam Ward, Hurricanes, made 33 saves in a 2-1 win over Washington.
-Joe Thornton, Sharks, scored a power-play goal 1:49 into overtime, leading San Jose to a 2-1 victory over Columbus.

RETURN
Philadelphia Flyers right wing Joffrey Lupul, sidelined since Jan. 5 with a spinal cord contusion, has been cleared to play against the New York Rangers on Saturday, five days earlier than expected. Lupul suffered the injury in a collision with teammate Derian Hatcher at Toronto.

STREAKING
Anaheim has won three straight after a 2-1 win over New Jersey on Friday night. ... Buffalo earned a point in its seventh straight game, a 3-2 shootout loss to Boston.

SLUMPING
New Jersey lost at home for the sixth time in seven.

SPEAKING
at well. Usually I'm able to nap pretty easily, and I didn't. I was excited. It was a special night for sure.'' - Anaheim's Scott Niedermayer on his return to New Jersey. Niedermayer, who played 13 seasons in New Jersey, helped the Ducks beat the Devils 2-1 on Friday night.

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