October 22, 2005 |
The Ottawa Senators remained the Eastern Conference's only unbeaten team with a 4-1 victory over the defending Stanley Cup champion Tampa Bay Lightning on Friday night at Tampa, Fla. Daniel Alfredsson scored a short-handed goal, and Dany Heatley, Chris Neil and Peter Schaefer each scored a goal for Ottawa (6-0). Nashville (6-0) is the league's only other undefeated team.
January 8, 2007 |
Martin Brodeur made 28 saves for his NHL-leading seventh shutout of the season and Brian Gionta scored twice, lifting New Jersey to a 3-0 win over the Montreal Canadiens on Sunday at Montreal. Scott Gomez and Brian Rafalski each had two assists for the Devils, who have won three in a row. "It's huge. Things are so tight still," Gionta said. "We're just trying to gain some ground and we played two good teams, so to win back-to-back on the road is pretty good."
March 16, 2004 |
Tomas Kaberle's goal 3 minutes 45 seconds into overtime capped a comeback for the Toronto Maple Leafs in a 6-5 victory over the host Buffalo Sabres on Monday night. Alexander Mogilny had three assists, including the 1,000th point of his career, and Mats Sundin and Owen Nolan each scored twice to help Toronto end a two-game losing streak. Gary Roberts scored for Toronto with 37.2 seconds left in regulation to tie the score.
April 6, 2003 |
Peter Bondra became the Washington Capitals' career scoring leader, getting two goals in the third period to help beat the Pittsburgh Penguins, 5-3, Saturday night at Washington. He scored first and last in a four-goal rally from a 3-1 deficit. Bondra has 790 points (451 goals, 339 assists) since making his NHL debut in Washington in 1990-91. He passed Mike Gartner, who had 397 goals and 392 assists for 789 points from 1979 to '89.
May 16, 2004 |
Suspended Vancouver forward Todd Bertuzzi was left off Canada's roster Saturday for the World Cup of Hockey . Paul Kariya, Eric Lindros, Keith Primeau, Jose Theodore and Brendan Shanahan also were among the notable omissions from Executive Director Wayne Gretzky's team. The announcement at Calgary's Saddledome came during an off-day in the NHL Western Conference finals between the Flames and the San Jose Sharks.
March 1, 2007 |
J.P. Dumont scored in the fourth round of the shootout Wednesday night and the visiting Nashville Predators defeated San Jose, 4-3, spoiling Bill Guerin's debut with the Sharks. Tomas Vokoun made 27 saves and stopped three of the Sharks' four shootout attempts to remain unbeaten in his last six starts against San Jose. Alexander Radulov scored in the third period and again in the shootout as the Predators earned their league-best 43rd victory.
October 11, 2003 |
Paul Kariya and Teemu Selanne combined on a goal fewer than six minutes into their Colorado debuts, and goaltender David Aebischer and the Avalanche beat the Chicago Blackhawks, 5-0, Friday night at Denver. Aebischer, replacing retired record-setting goalie Patrick Roy, made 31 saves. Kariya had a goal and two assists, and Selanne had an assist. Tampa Bay 5, Boston 1 -- Cory Stillman had two power-play goals and an assist to lead the Lightning at Tampa, Fla.
March 20, 2003 |
The New York Rangers finally figured out the Buffalo Sabres. Mike Dunham made 27 saves for his second consecutive shutout and Eric Lindros had two assists to lead the Rangers to a 3-0 victory over the Sabres on Wednesday night at New York. Dunham has five shutouts this season and 16 in his career. The Rangers, who were 0-2-1 against the last-place Sabres, moved to within four points of the New York Islanders for the eighth playoff spot in the Eastern Conference.