Scoring summaries from Wednesday’s NHL games:Maple Leafs 6 at Devils 5 (SO)First Period1. New Jersey, Vrana 2 (Mottau, Greene) 2:322. New Jersey, Zubrus 2 (Gionta, Greene) 7:04Penalty – Zubrus NJ (hooking) 11:13.
ANAHEIM, Calif. – Francois Beauchemin batted in a rebound 1:39 into overtime, Teemu Selanne scored three goals for his 21st NHL hat trick and Ryan Getzlaf had five assists to lead the Anaheim Ducks to a 5-4 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Wednesday night in a matchup of the past two Stanley Cup champions.
DALLAS – Tobias Stephan made 19 saves to earn his first NHL win, Brenden Morrow scored 13 seconds into the game, and the Dallas Stars handed Minnesota its first loss in regulation, beating the Wild 4-2 Wednesday night.
MOLINE, Ill. – Michael Grabner scored a pair of first-period goals and the Manitoba Moose held on for a 4-2 victory over the Quad City Flames in AHL action Wednesday.
HAMILTON, Ont. – Marc Denis stopped 37 shots for his second shutout of the season as the Hamilton Bulldogs routed the Hershey Bears 6-0 on Wednesday night in the American Hockey League.
NEWARK, N.J. – Niklas Hagman scored on a nifty backhand in the fourth round of the shootout to give the Toronto Maple Leafs a 6-5 win over the New Jersey Devils on Wednesday night.
NEW YORK – Carol Alt, claiming a victory of sorts in a court loss, smiled through her tears Wednesday as she said a judge’s decision that her ex-husband owed her no money finally frees her from the most important relationship of her supermodel years.
NEW YORK – For the third straight year, the Toronto Maple Leafs are the NHL’s most valuable team, worth US$448 million.The Leafs increased in value by nine per cent and easily were valued ahead of the New York Rangers in Forbes’ annual rankings.
NEW YORK – A judge says former New York Rangers star Ron Greschner doesn’t owe Carol Alt money because the actress-model waited too long to make a claim on her ex-husband.
Professional hockey’s all-time penalty minute leaders (player, years played, leagues and total; x-denotes active players):1. Dennis Bonvie, 1993-2008, NHL-AHL, 4,804; 2.
Dennis Bonvie has yet to drop the gloves in his new career as a pro scout for the Toronto Maple Leafs, and his new colleagues in press boxes around the league can rest easy.
TORONTO – NHL general managers will have one extra day to make trades this season.The league officially announced Wednesday that it had pushed the trade deadline back to March 4.
Canadian sports network TSN is reporting Adam Mair of the Buffalo Sabres has been fined $2,500 for trying to get at Ottawa Senators players after Monday’s game in Buffalo.
Scoring summaries from Tuesday’s games in the NHL:Hurricanes 2 at Canadiens 3 (SO) First Period1. Carolina, Babchuk 1 (Gleason, Brind’Amour) 11:04 (pp) 2.
Movements in the world of hockey Tuesday:National Hockey LeagueCOLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS-Assigned F Nikita Filatov to Syracuse (AHL).FLORIDA PANTHERS-Signed D Jassen Cullimore to a one-year contract.
SAN JOSE, Calif. – Everybody knows Joe Thornton and Patrick Marleau can score. Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin learned the hard way that the San Jose Sharks’ offensive powers can also play some mean defence when properly motivated.
CALGARY – With goals from role players like Curtis Glencross and goaltender Miikka Kiprusoff looking like his old self, the Calgary Flames are finally playing like contenders in the NHL’s Western Conference.
CALGARY – Three nights ago, Brandon Prust’s first NHL goal powered the Calgary Flames to victory. On Tuesday night, it was Curtis Glencross’s turn.
VANCOUVER, B.C. – Boston goaltender Tim Thomas recorded his second shutout in as many nights as the Bruins blanked the Vancouver Canucks 1-0 on Tuesday.
SAN JOSE, Calif. – Joe Pavelski scored an early short-handed goal, Evgeni Nabokov made just 10 saves, and the San Jose Sharks stayed perfect at home, beating the Pittsburgh Penguins 2-1 Tuesday night.