Oilers tie record with eighth straight victory

Posted: Monday, March 12, 2001

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Daniel Cleary scored with 2:15 left as the Edmonton Oilers tied a franchise record with their eighth consecutive victory, beating the Carolina Hurricanes 3-2 Sunday.

Edmonton moved a point ahead of Phoenix for seventh in the Western Conference.

The Oilers are one point behind San Jose and three back of Vancouver.

Carolina stayed two points ahead of Boston for the eighth spot in the Eastern Conference.

Edmonton Oilers' goalie Tommy Salo broke the team shutout record, not allowing a goal in 192 minutes, 53 seconds.

Red Wings 3, Wild 2

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Brendan Shanahan scored on a power play 37 seconds into overtime, lifting Detroit over Minnesota.

The Red Wings rallied from a two-goal deficit to end a six-game road trip -- their longest of the season -- 3-1-2.

Minnesota's power play, which has struggled for much of the season, helped the Wild to a 2-0 lead on goals by Sergei Krivokrasov and Darby Hendrickson. Mathieu Dandenault and Todd Gill scored for Detroit.

Panthers 4, Islanders 1

UNIONDALE, N.Y. -- Florida's Pavel Bure had his third hat trick of the season -- extending his league-leading goal total to 48 -- and added an assist in a victory over the New York Islanders.

Avalanche 3, Stars 2

DENVER -- Peter Forsberg had two goals and an assist as Colorado beat Dallas in the second game between the teams in 29 hours.

Chris Drury also scored for the Avalanche, who lost to Dallas in overtime Saturday.

Flames 3, Thrashers 3

ATLANTA -- Steve Staios and Hnat Domenichelli scored power-play goals in the final 9:29 of regulation as Atlanta tied Calgary.

Fred Brathwaite finished with 40 saves, including three in overtime for Calgary, winless in its last four games.

Mighty Ducks 1, Predators 0, OT

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Mike Crowley scored his first NHL goal in over two years with 1:20 left in overtime, and Jean Sebastien Giguere earned his third shutout in nine starts as Anaheim beat Nashville.

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