Eric Staal

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Canadiens Beat Kings to Retake Lead in East

Biron's 32 saves spark Flyers, Hurricanes beat Sabres in overtime

(Newser) - Jaroslav Halak took full advantage of his first start of the season by collecting 35 saves and leading the Montreal Canadiens to a 5-2 win over the Los Angeles Kings last night, reports AP. Patrice Brisebois scored the first goal of a three-goal second period for the Canadiens, who recaptured... More »

Hurricanes Rout Lightning

Samsonov, stingy defense, doom sluggish Tampa Bay

(Newser) - The Carolina Hurricanes won for the fourth time in five games and opened a big cushion in the Southeast Division with a 5-1 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning tonight, reports the Associated Press. Sergei Samsonov had two goals and Eric Staal had a goal and two assists for the... More »

Hurricanes Blast Past Capitals

Carolina collects more than 40 shots for the third straight game

(Newser) - The Carolina Hurricanes won at home for the sixth time in seven games and cracked the 40-shot barrier for the third straight game in a 6-3 win over the Washington Capitals last night, reports the Associated Press. Matt Cullen scored twice and Eric Staal had the go-ahead score in the... More »

All-Star Game Has Unlikely Hero

Boston's Savard hits last-minute game-winner for the East in 8-7 ripsnorter

(Newser) - No Crosby, no problem; the East won hockey's 2008 All-Star Game in an 8-7 thriller, with Boston's pass-first forward Marc Savard scoring the game-winner with twenty seconds left on the clock. The East had blown a 5-1 lead, trailing 7-6 midway through the third period; Eric Staal of Carolina had... More »

Blackhawks Edge Past Avalanche

Flames lick the Kings 6-1, Hurricanes dismantle the Oilers 7-2

(Newser) - After one early goal off 23 attempts for both the Blackhawks and Avalanche, three scoreless periods called for a shootout. Milan Hejduk scored for Colorado, but Robert Lang and Patrick Kane both got past Jose Theodore to secure Chicago's 2-1 victory, AP reports. In other, much more lopsided NHL games: More »

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