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Nightly Recap – Crosby Busts Out

-Sidney Crosby busts out with four points and Evegni Malkin adds three, the Penguins take the Wild 4 – 2.

-Freddy Sjostrom scores the winning goal with 2:58 to go as the Coyotes defeat the Blues 2 – 1. Brad “My Favourite” Boyes scored his 9th goal in 10 games, he has really gelled with linemates Keith Tkachuk and Paul Kariya both assisted on Boyes’ goal tonight.

-Ilya Kovalchuk scores another shootout winner for the Thrashers as they beat Carey Price and the Canadiens 3 – 2. Alex Kovalev had two points. The Thrashers goals tonight were scored by Eric Perrin and Slava Kozlov. Starting out the year with an injury, Marian Hossa has been invisible so far collecting 3 points in 9 games. He is getting regular minutes each night, coach Don Waddell expects him to come around eventually.

-Henrik Zetterberg scored his 10th goal as the Red Wings edge out the Oilers 2 – 1. The Red Wings continue to minimize the amount of shots their goaltenders face. Osgood stopped 15 of 16 and moves to 6-0, he has yet to allow more than 2 goals in a game this season.

The Flames take their turn beating up on the Predators 5 – 1. Jarome Iginla and Alex Tanguay had 3 points each, Daymond Langkow, Matthew Lombardi and Kristian Huselius had 2 points each. When did the Flames become such a high powered offense? Miikka Kiprusoff celebrated his new contract by stopping 39 of 40.

Tomorrow’s Games (all times Eastern)
7:00pm TB@NJ (TSN)
7:30pm CAR@FLA
8:30pm CHI@DAL
10:30pm CLB@LA