Lalime blanks Leafs as Ottawa stays hot

Posted: Tuesday, November 26, 2002

OTTAWA -- Patrick Lalime made 22 saves as the Ottawa Senators extended their season-high unbeaten streak to seven games with a 2-0 victory Monday night over the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Mike Fisher and Peter Schaefer scored the goals.

Canucks 2, Wild 1

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Trevor Linden became Vancouver's leading career goal scorer as the Canucks beat Minnesota for their seventh straight victory.

Linden scored a short-handed goal at 5:58 of the third period, giving him 263 for in his 12 seasons with the team, surpassing the record formerly held by Stan Smyl. In all, Linden has scored 320 goals in 15 NHL seasons.

Oilers 5, Red Wings 4, OT

DETROIT -- Jason Smith beat Manny Legace 1:28 into overtime to win for Edmonton.

Smith shoveled a rebound over a prone Legace off of a goal-mouth scramble to extend Detroit's winless streak to three games. The teams tied 1-1 Saturday night in Edmonton.

Rangers 3, Hurricanes 1

NEW YORK -- Eric Lindros and Ronald Petrovicky scored rare power-play goals, leading New York to victory.

Dale Purinton added his second goal of the season 1:02 after Lindros gave the Rangers a 2-1 lead in the third period.

Stars 5, Coyotes 1

DALLAS -- Scott Young scored twice, and Mike Modano had a goal and an assist as Dallas remained unbeaten at home in regulation.

Bill Guerin scored on the power play for his team-high 10th goal and Pierre Turgeon had three assists for the Stars, 8-0-0-1 at American Airlines Center this season.

Avalanche 1, Blackhawks 0

DENVER -- Dan Hinote scored with 8:37 remaining, and David Aebischer had 26 saves as Colorado won at home for only the second time this season.

Colorado, 2-4-4-1 on home ice, is unbeaten in its past four games (2-0-2-0).

It was Aebischer's sixth career shutout and the first by an Avalanche goaltender this season.

Chicago, which has lost the first four games of its seven-game road trip, got 23 saves from Jocelyn Thibault.

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