Originally created 11/26/05

Heatley scores again in Ottawa victory



UNIONDALE, N.Y. - Dany Heatley stretched his point streak to 20 games with a first-period goal, and Vaclav Varada more than doubled his season point total with a goal and two assists in Ottawa's 6-2 victory over the New York Islanders.

Heatley is the only NHL player to register a point in every one of his team's games this season.

FLYERS 5, BRUINS 3

In Boston, Peter Forsberg scored two goals and added an assist, before sitting out the third period with a right groin strain as Philadelphia beat Boston.

Simon Gagne had a goal and two assists, and Antero Niitymaki made 25 saves to help the Flyers send the Bruins to their seventh loss in eight games, and fourth in a row at home.

WILD 5, BLUES 3

In St. Paul, Minn., Pierre-Marc Bouchard scored twice in the final five minutes to spoil Keith Tkachuk's return to the St. Louis lineup.

Bouchard scored even strength and power-play goals late as the Wild rallied from a 3-2 deficit.

Dean McAmmond scored his team-leading eighth and ninth goals of the season for the Blues.

MIGHTY DUCKS 3, RED WINGS 1

In Anaheim, Calif., Andy McDonald scored Anaheim's first goal and set up Teemu Selanne's winner during a power play midway through the third period, leading Anaheim over Detroit.

Henrik Zetterberg's power-play goal in the second period was all the Red Wings could muster on 28 shots against goalie Ilya Bryzgalov as they began a three-game swing through California with their fourth road loss in a row.

DEVILS 8, LIGHTNING 2

In Tampa, Fla., Viktor Kozlov had a goal and four assists, and New Jersey beat Tampa Bay.

Kozlov set career highs for points and assists in one game, helping the Devils sweep two games in Florida. New Jersey beat the Panthers 5-1 on Wednesday.

PANTHERS 6, PENGUINS 3

In Sunrise, Fla., Olli Jokinen had his first career hat trick, scoring twice during Florida's four-goal first period, and the Panthers snapped a 12-game losing streak by beating Pittsburgh.

AVALANCHE 5, BLUE JACKETS 0

In Columbus, Ohio, Marek Svatos had a goal and two assists, Andrew Brunette added a goal and assist, and David Aebischer stopped 35 shots to help Colorado beat Columbus, handing the Blue Jackets their seventh loss in a row.

COYOTES 4, STARS 1

In Dallas, Curtis Joseph stopped 32 shots for his 406th career victory, and Phoenix ended Dallas' five-game winning streak.

HURRICANES 4,

MAPLE LEAFS 3 (SO)

In Raleigh, N.C., Radim Vrbata and Matt Cullen scored in the shootout, lifting Carolina to a win over Toronto.