Canadiens edge the Penguins, Jets ground the Coyotes, Maple Leafs fall to the Islanders, Senators stomped by the Red Wings, Flames blanked by the Kings, Oilers shut out by the Wild, plus the latest on the Canucks.
MONTREAL GAZETTE: Daniel Briere scored twice (including the game-tying goal) setting the stage for David Desharnais’s shootout winner as the Canadiens edged the Pittsburgh Penguins 6-5. Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin and James Neal each had two points in the loss.
WINNIPEG SUN: Devin Setoguchi and Olli Jokinen scored in a shootout as the Jets nipped the Phoenix Coyotes 3-2.
TORONTO SUN: Lubomir Visnovsky scored in overtime to lift his New York Islanders to a 5-4 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs.
OTTAWA CITIZEN: Johan Franzen scored a hat trick to lead the Detroit Red Wings to a 6-1 thumping of the Ottawa Senators. Bobby Ryan scored the Senators only goal. Robin Lehner gave up six goals on 15 shots.
CALGARY SUN: Dustin Brown and Dwight King scored the only goals as the Los Angeles Kings blanked the Calgary Flames 2-0.
EDMONTON JOURNAL: Mikael Granlund, Stephane Veilleux and Dany Heatley scored as the Minnesota Wild shut out the Edmonton Oilers 3-0.
VANCOUVER PROVINCE: Tony Gallagher calls upon the Canucks to use winger Zack Kassian on the Sedin line.
SPECTOR’S NOTE: News regarding Ryan Kesler can be found in the Rumors section.