Ribeiro Lifts Stars Past Predators

Leclaire, Jackets shut out Montreal, Bruins knock off Lightning
By Mitch Pritchard,  Newser User
Posted Feb 23, 2008 11:18 PM CST
Nashville Predators defenseman Greg de Vries (7) checks Dallas Stars forward Mike Ribeiro (63) in the second period of an NHL hockey game in Nashville, Tenn., Saturday Feb. 23, 2008. (AP Photo/Frederick...   (Associated Press)
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(Newser) – Mike Ribeiro lifted the Dallas Stars to their 11th win in 13 games with two goals and two assists in a 6-3 win over the Nashville Predators tonight, reports the Associated Press. Loui Eriksson also had two goals for the Stars; Ribeiro has 26 goals on the season. In other NHL action:

  • Pascal Leclaire had 30 saves for his ninth shutout of the season to lead the Columbus Blue Jackets to a 3-0 win over the Montreal Canadiens.
  • Glen Murray scored goals in the second and third periods to lift the Boston Bruins past the Tampa Bay Lightning, 5-3.