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NHL: Lundqvist saves 33, Rangers beat Devils 3-1

AP , NEWARK, NEW JERSEY

Goaltender Henrik Lundqvist, right, of the New York Rangers shoots the puck away from Zach Parise, left, of the New Jersey Devils on Friday at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey.

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Chris Drury scored two goals and Henrik Lundqvist made 33 saves as the New York Rangers continued their dominance of the New Jersey Devils with a 3-1 win in the NHL on Friday.

The Rangers have won all five meetings this season between the metropolitan area rivals and Lundqvist has been a major part of that success. He was in net for all five wins, allowing only five goals.

Brandon Dubinsky also scored the Rangers who have won on the road on consecutive nights. Zach Parise scored for the Devils.

Red Wings 2, Avalanche 0

At Detroit, Henrik Zetterberg's 30th goal broke a scoreless tie with 2:20 left and Dominik Hasek made 15 saves for his 80th career shutout to lead Detroit.

Kris Draper added an empty-netter for league-best Detroit, which won its sixth straight.

Peter Budaj stopped 34 shots for Colorado.

Thrashers 5, Sabres 4, SO

At Atlanta, Eric Perrin, Atlanta's fourth shooter, beat Jocelyn Thibault with a fake before scoring in the shootout, ending Buffalo's three-game winning streak.

Thrashers goalie Johan Hedberg stopped shots by Ales Kotalik, Derek Roy, Clarke MacArthur and Thomas Vanek in the shootout.

Mark Recchi, Bobby Holik, Jim Slater and Tobias Enstrom scored in regulation for Atlanta. Jochen Hecht, Jason Pominville, Daniel Paille and Dmitri Kalinin had the Sabres' goals.

Panthers 4, Canucks 3, SO

At Sunrise, Florida, Nathan Horton scored the only goal in the shootout and Florida got its first win over Vancouver in more than eight years.

Taylor Pyatt, Alexander Edler and Daniel Sedin missed shots for Vancouver in the shootout.

Stephen Weiss missed for Florida, which didn't need a third attempt after the Canucks' three misses.

Horton, Weiss, and Jozef Stumpel scored for Florida. Tomas Vokoun had 29 saves.

Sedin brothers Daniel and Henrik each had a goal and an assist for the Canucks. Roberto Luongo stopped 40 shots in his first visit to the Panthers since they traded him to Vancouver in June 2006. He spent five seasons with the Panthers.

Blues 1, Ducks 0, SO

At St. Louis, Andy McDonald and Brad Boyes scored in the first two rounds of a shootout and Manny Legace stopped Anaheim's first two chances.

Legace, St. Louis' lone All-Star, made 30 saves through overtime and then handled Ryan Getzlaf and Todd Bertuzzi in the shootout for his fourth shutout of the season.

McDonald, traded by the Ducks to St. Louis in mid-December with Doug Weight going to Anaheim, beat Jean-Sebastien Giguere with a high shot to the stick side. Boyes slipped the puck in on the other side in the second round.

Stars 4, Oilers 1

At Edmonton, Alberta, Marty Turco stopped 32 shots and Brenden Morrow had a goal and an assist to lead Dallas.

Stephane Robidas, Steve Ott and Jussi Jokinen also scored for the Stars.

Zack Stortini had the only goal for Edmonton.

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