Mon, Dec 11, 2006 - Page 18 News List

New York Rangers overcome Ottawa Senators

AP , OTTAWA

Spectators watch an ice hockey match between former Soviet greats and former NHL players at Red Square in Moscow on Saturday.

PHOTO: AFP

Jaromir Jagr and Martin Straka each had a goal and an assist, and Henrik Lundqvist made 34 saves in the New York Rangers' 3-1 victory over the Ottawa Senators on Saturday.

Straka scored during a two-man advantage in the first period and Jagr struck in the second to help the Rangers beat the Senators for only the third time in 13 games. New York hadn't won in Ottawa since March 21, 2002.

Brendan Shanahan added his 22nd goal into an empty net for New York. The Rangers won their second straight game after dropping four in a row.

Jason Spezza had a power-play goal for Ottawa.

Red Wings 5, Maple Leafs 1

At Detroit, Henrik Zetterberg and Mikael Samuelsson each scored two of Detroit's season-high five power-play goals.

Devils 5, Bruins 1

At Boston, Jay Pandolfo and Jamie Langenbrunner scored first-period goals and Martin Brodeur made 19 saves to lead New Jersey to its season-high, fifth straight win.

Penguins 4, Thrashers 3, OT

At Atlanta, Colby Armstrong scored 3:51 into overtime and Pittsburgh snapped a four-game losing streak by beating sluggish Atlanta.

Capitals 5, Flyers 3

At Philadelphia, Bryan Muir scored the go-ahead goal at 7:40 of the third period to help lift Washington over Philadelphia.

Sabres 3, Canadiens 2, SO

At Montreal, Tomas Vanek drove a slap shot past goalie Cristobal Huet on Buffalo's second shot in the shootout to lead the Sabres past Montreal.

Islanders 5, Panthers 4, SO

At Uniondale, New York, Miroslav Satan and Viktor Kozlov scored in the shootout as New York came from behind to beat Florida.

Ville Peltonen and Rostislav Olesz both missed.

Ducks 4, Lightning 3

At Tampa, Florida, Dustin Penner had two goals, and the NHL-leading Anaheim Ducks tied the franchise record with their fifth straight road win.

Wild 5, Blackhawks 4, OT

At St Paul, Minnesota, Mark Parrish's slump-busting hat trick lifted Minnesota over Chicago.

Blue Jackets 5, Blues 1

At St Louis, Sergei Fedorov had two goals and an assist, and Fredrik Norrena came within a shot of posting his third consecutive shutout in Columbus' victory over sagging St Louis.

Stars 4, Coyotes 3, OT

At Glendale, Arizona, Jere Lehtinen scored the winning goal for Dallas with 4.6 seconds remaining.

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