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Mrazek helps Red Wings beat Maple Leafs 3-0

Petr Mrazek helps Detroit Red Wings blank Toronto Maple Leafs 3-0 in exhibition
The Associated Press

DETROIT - Petr Mrazek made 27 saves, and the Detroit Red Wings beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 3-0 in a preseason game on Monday night.

Riley Sheahan had a goal and an assist, and Nick Jensen and Tomas Jurco also scored.

James Reimer stopped 14 shots for Toronto.

Jensen and Sheahan each had a power-play goal in the second period.

Ferland scores twice as Flames beat Avs 2-1

Michael Ferland scores twice as Flames keep Avalanche winless in preseason with 2-1 victory
The Associated Press

DENVER - Michael Ferland scored twice, including the go-ahead goal early in the second period, and the Calgary Flames kept Colorado winless in the preseason by beating the Avalanche 2-1 on Sunday night.

Karri Ramo made 22 saves before giving way to Joni Ortio for the third period.

Ryan O'Reilly scored for the Avalanche, who fell to 0-4-1 in the preseason. The teams play each other again Tuesday in Calgary.

Spurgeon lifts Wild past Jets, 4-3

Jared Spurgeon scores winner on late power play, Wild beat Jets 4-3
The Associated Press

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Jared Spurgeon broke a tie on a power play with 4:51 left and the Minnesota Wild beat the Winnipeg Jets 4-3 on Saturday night in an exhibition game.

Spurgeon took a pass from Michael Keranen and beat Ondrej Pavelec high on the glove side for Minnesota's third power-play goal in four chances.

Mikael Granlund, Erik Haula and Nino Niederreiter also scored for Minnesota (1-1-1).

Nicolas Petan, Matt Halischuk and Grant Clitsome scored for Winnipeg (1-2-0).

Thornton scores 2 goals, Sharks top Canucks 5-2

Thornton nets 2 goals, Sharks beat Canucks 5-2 in split-squad preseason matchup
Craig Massei, The Associated Press

STOCKTON, Calif. - Joe Thornton scored two goals, and Nikolay Goldobin and Barclay Goodrow each had a goal and an assist to lead the San Jose Sharks to a 5-2 victory over the Vancouver Canucks in a split-squad preseason matchup Tuesday night.

The Sharks gave the crowd plenty to cheer about in their first game in Stockton. San Jose dominated and outshot Vancouver 34-12.

Spezza scores 2, Ottawa blanks Rangers

Spezza, Anderson and rest of Senators shut down streaking Rangers 3-0
The Associated Press

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Henrik Lundqvist has been among the NHL's best goalies lately. Ottawa's Craig Anderson won't be joining his New York Rangers counterpart at the all-star game, but he sure is making a good case that he should be.

Anderson made 34 saves for his first shutout of the season, Jason Spezza scored twice and the Senators beat the surging Rangers 3-0 on Thursday night.

D. Sedin's OT goal lifts Canucks over Blues

Canucks stay atop West after Daniel Sedin's power-play OT goal beats Blues 3-2
R.B. Fallstrom, The Associated Press

ST. LOUIS - Daniel Sedin scored a power-play goal 46 seconds into overtime to give the Vancouver Canucks a 3-2 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Thursday night in a matchup for first place in the Western Conference.

NHL Capsules: Anderson has shutout in Sens win

NHL Capsules: Anderson has first shutout of season in 3-0 Senators win
The Associated Press

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Craig Anderson made 34 saves for his first shutout of the season, Jason Spezza scored twice, and the Ottawa Senators beat the surging New York Rangers 3-0 on Thursday night.

Milan Michalek also scored for the Senators, who have won five straight at Madison Square Garden and seven of eight there (7-0-1).

New York (27-10-4), which entered with the most points in the NHL, had won five straight and 10 of 11.

Habs trade Cammalleri during 2-1 loss to Bruins

Struggling Canadiens lose 2-1 to Bruins; trade Cammalleri to Calgary
Jimmy Golen, The Associated Press

BOSTON - The Montreal Canadiens have struggled so much this season that even the Boston fans couldn't muster much of a hatred for their Original Six rivals.

So the crowd yelled derogatory cheers about Tim Tebow instead.

"They've got a lot going on right now, and I think their situation is a little bit different," Bruins coach Claude Julien said Thursday night after Boston beat the embattled Canadiens 2-1.

NHL Roundup: Red-hot Rangers win again

NHL Roundup: Stepan's SO goal leads Rangers to 10th win in last 11 games
The Associated Press

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Derek Stepan's goal in the sixth round of a shootout lifted the New York Rangers past the Phoenix Coyotes 2-1 on Tuesday night.

Stepan beat Mike Smith high to the glove side before Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist stopped Coyotes captain Shane Doan to secure the win.

The Rangers, who won for the 10th time in 11 games, improved to 27-9-4 for an NHL-high 58 points and their best start since 1993-94, when they won the Stanley Cup. New York won its fifth straight overall and improved to 13-3-2 at home.

Raymond scores in SO, Canucks top Lightning

Mason Raymond scores lone shootout goal to lift Canucks over Lightning 5-4
The Associated Press

TAMPA, Fla. - Mason Raymond used some fancy stickhandling to help Vancouver overcome a blown lead.

Raymond scored the lone goal in the shootout on a spinning backhander and the Canucks beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 5-4 on Tuesday night.

"It's a trick, if you want to say, or a move you have in your bag, but it's not used that often," Raymond said. "It's maybe a high-risk one, but maybe also high reward."

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