Lemieux's goals tone down Wild

Posted: Thursday, February 15, 2001

PITTSBURGH -- Mario Lemieux scored twice in the third period as Pittsburgh, frustrated for most of two games by Minnesota's neutral zone trap, rallied to win 2-1.

Lemieux got the game-winner, and his 19th goal in 20 comeback games, with 4:35 to play.

Senators 3, Devils 2

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Martin Havlat and Marian Hossa scored first-period goals Wednesday night to lift the Ottawa Senators over the New Jersey Devils in a showdown for the top spot in the Eastern Conference.

Both teams entered with 70 points although Ottawa held an edge by virtue of more wins, 30-28.

Flyers 3, Islanders 1

UNIONDALE, N.Y. -- Mark Recchi and Simon Gagne each had a goal and assist as Philadelphia moved within two points of the Atlantic Division lead by beating the New York Islanders.

Keith Primeau had two assists and Rick Tocchet also scored for the Flyers, who've won four of six games -- three against New York. Roman Cechmanek stopped 24 shots for his 22nd victory.

Panthers 4, Coyotes 3

SUNRISE, Fla. -- Pavel Bure scored three times, giving him seven goals in two games, and Greg Adams got the game-winner against his former team as Florida beat Phoenix.

Bure, who has 15 goals and nine assists in his last 11 games, followed up a four-goal, five-point effort on Saturday against Atlanta with his 17th career hat trick.

Red Wings 4, Hurricanes 3, OT

DETROIT -- Sergei Fedorov's second goal of the game, scored with 2:09 left in overtime, gave Detroit a come-from-behind victory over Carolina.

Kirk Maltby's goal at 4:43 of the second period completed Detroit's comeback from a 3-0 deficit.

Blue Jackets 2, Maple Leafs 2

TORONTO -- Tyler Wright scored midway through the third period to give Columbus a tie with Toronto.

Robert Kron also scored for the expansion Blue Jackets.

Sharks 7, Blackhawks 0

CHICAGO -- Scott Thornton made the most of his first game back from injured reserve with two goals and an assist as San Jose routed Chicago.

The victory extended San Jose's unbeaten streak on the road to a franchise-record nine games. The Sharks also ran their overall unbeaten streak to four games.

Stars 4, Kings 2

DALLAS -- Mike Modano snapped a tie with 55.9 seconds left and also had two assists to become the leading scorer in Stars' history as Dallas beat Los Angeles.

Modano has 869 career points, two better than previous franchise leader Neal Broten.

Capitals 4, Canucks 3

VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Adam Oates scored twice, including the winner 4:19 into overtime, as Washington extended its unbeaten streak to eight games.

Todd Bertuzzi scored twice, including the tying goal with 2:06 left in regulation, as the Canucks rallied from a 3-1 third-period deficit.

Mighty Ducks 3, Oilers 3

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Mike Leclerc scored with 1:06 left in the third period and set up a power-play goal by Marty McInnis as Anaheim rallied twice from one-goal deficits to tie Edmonton.

Teemu Selanne also scored for Anaheim and Paul Kariya had two assists, but the Ducks remained winless in a club-record 11 consecutive home games (0-8-3) since beating Florida in overtime on Jan. 3.

Sergei Zholtok ended a 26-game scoring drought with the tie-breaking goal and Mike Grier scored short-handed for the Oilers, who were 0-for-7 on the power play.

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