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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 »

Stars' Smith Shuts Out Wild

As Dallas holds on for 1-0 win

(Newser) - With starting goalie Marty Turco out after suffering a head injury Tuesday, backup Mike Smith was given an opportunity to prove his worth, and did so in fine fashion, leading the Stars to a 1-0 shutout of Minnesota last night. He saved 25 attempts, including one tremendous effort which culminated... More »

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