Turco helps Dallas extend record run

Posted: Monday, March 08, 2004

DALLAS Marty Turco made 22 saves for his 19th career shutout, and the Dallas Stars set a franchise record by extending their home unbeaten streak to 14 games with a 4-0 victory over the San Jose Sharks on Sunday.

Turco established a career high with his 32nd victory, preserving his seventh shutout of the season by stopping Nils Ekman on a breakaway with two minutes left in the second period. Turco has won all seven career starts against the Sharks.

Jon Klemm and Pierre Turgeon set the tone when they scored in the first six minutes, and Stu Barnes added three assists, helping the Stars pull within two points of the first-place Sharks in the Pacific Division.

Flames 7, Avalanche 1

DENVER Oleg Saprykin scored two goals, Craig Conroy had a goal and two assists and the Flames handed the Avalanche their worst loss of the season.

Oilers 4, Blackhawks 3, OT

CHICAGO Jarrett Stoll scored 44 seconds into overtime. Stoll's shot from 30 feet glanced off the glove of Chicago goalie Matt Underhill, hit the crossbar and deflected into the net.

Edmonton's Eric Brewer had two goals, the first multiple goal game of his six-year career.

Penguins 7, Rangers 4

NEW YORK Konstantin Koltsov and Ryan Malone scored less than a minute apart late in the third period, lifting the Penguins to their first winning streak since December.

Coyotes 1, Wild 1, OT

GLENDALE, Ariz. Brent Johnson made 30 saves in his Phoenix debut. Ivan Novoseltsev scored for the Coyotes, who are 0-4-2-2 in their last eight games. Phoenix is 2-12-2-3 since consecutive wins against San Jose and Detroit in late January.

Blues 5, Sabres 1

BUFFALO, N.Y. After digging themselves quite a hole, the St. Louis Blues find themselves back in the thick of the playoff race.

Petr Cajanek had a goal and two assists and Reinhard Divis made 18 saves, leading the Blues to a 5-1 victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Sunday night.

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