Detroit 5 – Columbus 4 (SO) – Johan Franzen scored the shootout winner in the 5th round of the shootout. Detroit snapped a three game losing streak, and is now 1-4 in shootouts. Columbus is 0-4 in shootouts. Rick Nash and Nicky Zherdev had three points each for the Jackets, Nicholas Lidstrom had three for the Wings.
Minnesota 4 – Colorado 1 – Minnesota received goals from four unlikely heroes, Matt Foy, Aaron Voros, Brent Burns and Stephane Veilleux. It was Brent Burns’ fifth goal of the year, his second in two games.
Vancouver 4 – Calgary 1 – Markus Naslund and Henrik Sedin each had a goal and an assist. The Canucks are now 5-0-1 since losing top defenseman Kevin Bieksa and Sami Salo. The Canucks are now 8-0-1 vs the Northwest Division.
Tomorrow’s Games (all times Eastern)
7:00pm NYI@NYR, FLA@WSH, TB@ATL (VS),
8:30pm LA@DAL, NSH@STL