Game recaps, Patrick Marleau ok after a car accident, Alexander Semin sidelined by concussion, an update on the Devils goaltending, and Adrian Aucoin retires.

STLTODAY.COM: The flu-ravaged Blues overcame an early goal to defeat the Buffalo Sabres 4-1. Brenden Morrow scored twice and Chris Stewart had two assists. Earlier in the day, the Sabres sent Nikita Zadorov back to his junior team and Rasmus Ristolainen, Johan Larsson and Mikhail Grigorenko to the Rochester Americans.

Gabriel Landeskog celebrates a goal against the Blackhawks.

Gabriel Landeskog celebrates a goal against the Blackhawks.

DENVER POST: Paul Stastny scored and picked up an assist as the Colorado Avalanche thumped the Chicago Blackhawks 5-1, snapping a three-game losing skid.

BOSTON HERALD: Tuukka Rask’s 43-save performance carried the Boston Bruins to a 2-1 victory over the New York Rangers.

THE TENNESSEAN: Marek Mazanec made 27 saves as the Nashville Predator blanked the struggling Detroit Red Wings 2-0, stretching the Wings winless skid at home to eight games.

TBO.COM: The Los Angeles Kings handed the Tampa Bay Lightning their first back-to-back loss of the season, downing the Bolts 5-2 to spoil Martin St. Louis’ 1,000th NHL game.

NOTE: Games involving Canadian NHL teams are recapped in “Canadian Corner”.

MERCURYNEWS.COM: San Jose Sharks star Patrick Marleau was involved in a car accident on Tuesday but was uninjured. His Mercedes SUV collided with another vehicle.

NBC SPORTS: Carolina Hurricanes winger Alexander Semin has been sidelined indefinitely by a concussion.

NORTHJERSEY.COM: One reason for the New Jersey Devils recent improvement is their goaltending, as Martin Brodeur and Cory Schneider combined for a a .966 save percentage and 0.83 goals-against average in their last six games.

NHLPA: announced defenseman Adrian Aucoin has retired after 17 NHL seasons. Aucoin, 40, appeared in a total of 1,108 NHL games, amassing 121 goals, 278 assists and 399 points.