Streaky Ducks Can't Dance With Stars

Devils thwart Maple Leafs, Oilers grease Thrashers
By Jesse Andrews,  Newser User
Posted Jan 20, 2008 9:52 PM CST
Dallas Stars left wing Niklas Hagman (15) celebrates with teammate Stu Barnes (14) after scoring a goal against Anaheim Ducks goalie Jean-Sebastien Giguere during the third period of an NHL hockey game...   (Associated Press)
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(Newser) – Anaheim had their six-game win streak snapped by equally hot Dallas, who have now won five of eight. Brendan Morrow and Niklas Hagman both found the net twice in the 5-2 win, in which Marty Turco faced only 20 shots. The first Stars goal, however, belonged to Stephan Robidas, his 20th in 233 career games. Also in hockey:

  • The Devils stopped the Maple Leafs' three-game win streak, 3-2, in what might have been Toronto's last game with the embattled John Ferguson, Jr., as general manager.
  • The Oilers rebounded from a 7-2 drubbing in Carolina to beat the Thrashers, 4-2; Atlanta had lost their previous game, 10-1.