Thu, Jan 04, 2007 - Page 19 News List

Red Wings soar over Mighty Ducks

AP , DETROIT, MICHIGAN

Detroit goalie Dominik Hasek, left, watches a goal go in on a shot by Anaheim's Ryan Getzlaf, No. 14, during the second period of their NHL hockey game on Tuesday in Detroit. The Red Wings won 2-1.

PHOTO: AP

Henrik Zetterberg scored the go-ahead goal late in the second period and the Detroit Red Wings held on for a 2-1 win over the Anaheim Ducks on Tuesday after Steve Yzerman's No. 19 jersey was retired.

Dominik Hasek made 21 saves for the Red Wings, who have won four in a row to pull into a first-place tie with Nashville in the Central Division.

After a ceremony that lasted more than one hour, Tomas Holmstrom kept the sold-out crowd happy with a power-play goal in the second period. Ryan Getzlaf made it 1-all a couple of minutes later while the Ducks had a two-man advantage.

Anaheim's Ilja Bryzgalov made 28 saves filling in for Jean Giguere, who has not played since getting injured last week. The Ducks have lost three straight.

Penguins 3, Hurricanes 0

At Pittsburgh, Sidney Crosby scored twice and set up another goal to become the first NHL player with 60 points this season and Pittsburgh relied on Marc-Andre Fleury's strong goaltending to beat Carolina.

Flyers 3, Islanders 2

At Uniondale, New York, Mike Knuble had a goal and an assist and suddenly surging Philadelphia held off the hard-charging New York Islanders.

Rangers 3, Devils 2, SO

At East Rutherford, New Jersey, Marcel Hossa scored in the eighth round of a shootout to give the New York Rangers a victory over New Jersey.

Canadiens 5, Lightning 2

At Montreal, Tomas Plekanec got his second goal of the game 6:01 into the third period, sending Montreal to a win over Tampa Bay.

Blackhawks 4, Blues 1

At St. Louis, Nikolai Khabibulin made 38 saves and Chicago erased a third-period deficit with a three-goal flurry, ending St. Louis' eight-game point streak.

Wild 5, Thrashers 1

At St. Paul, Minnesota, Pierre-Marc Bouchard had two goals and two assists, Mark Parrish scored twice and Minnesota extended its dominance at home with a victory over Atlanta.

Canucks 3, Flames 2

At Calgary, Alberta, Alex Burrows scored his first goal in 48 games and Vancouver held off Calgary for its fourth consecutive victory.

Trevor Linden and Brendan Morrison also scored for Vancouver, which has won all four games in the streak against Northwest Division opponents. The Canucks are one point behind first-place Minnesota and one ahead of Calgary.

Oilers 4, Panthers 1

At Edmonton, Alberta, Ryan Smyth scored his 20th goal of the season and Edmonton snapped a losing streak with the 1,000th victory in franchise history over Florida.

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