Andreychuck pots goal No. 609

Tampa Bay forward moves to 12th on all-time list in Lightning victory

Posted: Wednesday, February 26, 2003

TAMPA, Fla. -- Dave Andreychuk scored his 609th goal and moved into 12th place on the NHL career list, and Nikolai Khabibulin made 24 saves for his 31st career shutout as the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Anaheim Mighty Ducks 2-0 Tuesday night.

Tampa Bay has lost just once in six games (4-1-1) and moved within one point of first place Washington in the Southeast Division.

Khabibulin has three shutouts this season. Nikita Alexeev also scored for the Lightning.

Martin Gerber, coming off his first career shutout Sunday at Carolina, made 24 saves for Anaheim.

Wild 3, Senators 0

OTTAWA -- Dwayne Roloson stopped 28 shots to earn his second shutout in three starts and lead Minnesota over Ottawa.

Richard Park, Lubomir Sekeras, and Marian Gaborik provided goals for Minnesota. Roloson has three shutouts in 38 games. Gaborik, who leads Minnesota with 27 goals, hadn't scored in 11 games.

The Wild, outshot 28-19, won their second in a row following a three-game losing streak.

Ottawa, which acquired forward Vaclav Varada from Buffalo before the game, lost for the second time in three home games after going two months without a loss there.

Stars 5, Bruins 5

BOSTON -- Brian Rolston scored two goals, and Glen Murray added a pair, including a power-play tally with 1:40 remaining in regulation, to lift Boston into a tie.

Dallas took a 5-4 lead midway through the third on Claude Lemieux's backhander. The Stars extended their unbeaten streak to five games. They haven't lost on the road in 10 games and have just two losses in 26 games overall. Boston hasn't won in seven games.

Sergei Zubov and Bill Guerin scored to give Dallas a 4-2 lead, but Rolston and Murray scored to tie it at 4.

Bryan Berard had three assists for Boston. Zubov had two assists for the Stars.

Boston hasn't beaten Dallas in seven games, dating to Jan. 4, 1997.

Rangers 3, Devils 3

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Petr Nedved scored on a power play with 4:28 left in regulation and the New York Rangers salvaged a point against New Jersey.

Brian Leetch and Tom Poti also scored for the Rangers, who remain five points behind Boston in the race for the final playoff berth in the Eastern Conference.

The Devils and Rangers have tied in all three meetings this season.

Kings 5, Penguins 3

PITTSBURGH -- Ziggy Palffy and Bryan Smolinski each scored twice and Los Angeles overcame two goals by Mario Lemieux and a two-goal deficit to beat Pittsburgh.

Jaroslav Modry began the comeback with a power-play goal late in the first period and the Kings surged back after rookie Cristobal Huet replaced Jamie Storr in goal with Los Angeles down 2-0.

Huet, playing in only his second NHL game, stopped all but one of the 17 shots he faced after Storr was lifted for the second time in four games.

Maple Leafs 5, Islanders 2

TORONTO -- Mats Sundin scored twice as Toronto beat the New York Islanders.

Sundin scored his 29th and 30th goals of the season in the second period after misfiring on a penalty shot early in the period.

The Islanders, unbeaten in their previous five games, played in Toronto for the first since being eliminated in the playoffs last year.

Predators 5, Blue Jackets 0

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Tomas Vokoun made 19 saves for his second shutout this season and five Nashville players against Columbus.

The Predators are 5-1 in their last six games. The Blue Jackets have lost six in a row.

Nashville jumped out to a 1-0 lead 4:01 into the first period on Greg Johnson's goal. Adam Hall and Vladimir Orszagh scored in the second, and Kimmo Timonen and Clarke Wilm made it 5-0 in the third.



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