Rangers get back on track at home

Posted: Thursday, January 09, 2003

NEW YORK -- Bobby Holik scored twice and newly acquired defenseman Boris Mironov had two assists as the New York Rangers snapped a five-game home winless streak with a 5-1 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes on Wednesday night.

Eric Lindros added a goal and an assist, and Mike Dunham stopped 30 shots for the Rangers, 0-3-2 at Madison Square Garden since beating San Jose in overtime on Dec. 16.

Red Wings 2, Panthers 1

SUNRISE, Fla. -- Brett Hull scored his second goal of the game 1:34 into overtime to lift Detroit.

Manny Legace had 27 saves for the Red Wings.

Blue Jackets 2, Wild 1

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Geoff Sanderson scored his 21st goal, and Grant Marshall broke a 21-game scoreless streak as Columbus won in its first game under interim coach Doug MacLean.

MacLean, the team president and GM, took over coaching duties Tuesday after firing Dave King.

Coyotes 0, Blackhawks 0

CHICAGO -- Zac Bierk made 40 saves and Tony Amonte got an earful of boos in his return to the United Center as Phoenix and Chicago played the NHL's first scoreless tie this season.

Bierk, recalled from the minors four days ago, held off Chicago's seventh power play with two great saves early in the third, denying Theo Fleury and Steve McCarthy.

Canucks 6, Senators 4

VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Markus Naslund scored twice on the power play to reach 30 goals as Vancouver beat Ottawa.

Naslund, who leads the NHL in goals, came into the game with a one-goal advantage over Ottawa's Marian Hossa.

Marek Malik, Trevor Linden and Jarkko Ruutu also scored and Dan Cloutier stopped 23 shots for the Canucks, who have won three straight and five of six.

Sami Salo, playing against Ottawa for the first time since he was traded to Vancouver, added three assists.

Oilers 1, Mighty Ducks 0

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Jussi Markkanen made 32 saves and Mike York scored the game's only goal in Edmonton's victory over Anaheim.

Markkanen has not allowed a goal in 168 minutes against Anaheim and is 3-0 against the Ducks.

York's second-period goal helped Edmonton end a six game winless streak on the road (0-5-1). Anaheim is winless in seven games (0-6-1).

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