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NHL EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division
W L OT Pts GF GA
Pittsburgh 7 3 0 14 37 27
N.Y. Rangers 7 6 0 14 47 47
N.Y. Islanders 6 4 2 14 36 36
New Jersey 6 5 1 13 30 37
Philadelphia 3 8 1 7 25 48
Northeast Division
W L OT Pts GF GA
Buffalo 11 0 1 23 58 32
Montreal 7 2 3 17 42 35
Toronto 7 5 3 17 50 55
Ottawa 5 6 0 10 35 27
Boston 3 5 2 8 23 38
Southeast Division
W L OT Pts GF GA
Atlanta 9 3 3 21 53 43
Carolina 6 6 2 14 45 51
Florida 6 7 2 14 41 49
Tampa Bay 6 7 0 12 40 37
Washington 4 4 4 12 38 42
WESTERN CONFERENCE Central Division
W L OT Pts GF GA
Nashville 8 3 1 17 43 36
Detroit 8 4 1 17 34 30
St. Louis 4 5 3 11 32 41
Columbus 4 6 1 9 27 35
Chicago 4 9 0 8 35 47
Northwest Division
W L OT Pts GF GA
Minnesota 10 2 0 20 38 23
Vancouver 7 6 1 15 36 34
Edmonton 7 5 0 14 36 33
Colorado 6 5 2 14 43 41
Calgary 3 7 2 8 31 37
Pacific Division
W L OT Pts GF GA
Anaheim 9 0 4 22 44 31
Dallas 10 2 0 20 39 22
San Jose 9 5 0 18 43 32
Los Angeles 4 8 3 11 32 42
Phoenix 3 9 0 6 28 53
Friday’s Games

Atlanta 4, Washington 3

Columbus 5, Calgary 4, SO

Dallas at Edmonton, late

Phoenix at Anaheim, late

Today’s Games

Toronto at Buffalo, 7 p.m.

New Jersey at Montreal, 7 p.m.

Columbus at Detroit, 7 p.m.

Carolina at Ottawa, 7 p.m.

Tampa Bay at Boston, 7 p.m.

Atlanta at N.Y. Islanders, 7 p.m.

Washington at Philadelphia, 7 p.m.

Calgary at St. Louis, 8 p.m.

Nashville at Minnesota, 8 p.m.

Los Angeles at Phoenix, 9 p.m.

Vancouver at Colorado, 10 p.m.

Pittsburgh at San Jose, 10:30 p.m.

Friday’s Boxscores Thrashers 4, Capitals 3
Atlanta 0 3 1 4
Washington 1 2 0 3

First Period—1, Washington, Zubrus 8 (Zednik, Ovechkin), 12:10 (pp). Penalties—Beech, Was (hooking), 8:22.

Sutton, Atl (holding), 10:53.

Second Period—2, Washington, Clark 4 (Morrisonn, Gordon), 1:36 (sh). 3, Atlanta, Sim 7 (Kovalchuk), 11:35.

4, Atlanta, de Vries 1 (Rucchin, Vishnevski), 14:17. 5, Atlanta, Kozlov 4 (de Vries, Hossa), 14:52. 6, Washington, Zubrus 9 (Ovechkin, Clark), 19:54. Penalties—Zednik, Was (hooking), 1:28. Metropolit, Atl (holding), 6:14. Green, Was (hooking), 9:10. Semin, Was (hooking), 13:08. Mellanby, Atl (goalie interference), 13:57. Metropolit, Atl (hooking), 17:49.

Third Period—7, Atlanta, Rucchin 2 (Sim, Exelby), :27. Penalties—Heward, Was (holding), 9:14, de Vries, Atl (hooking), 11:01, Washington bench, served by Beech (too many men), 15:44, Sim, Atl (tripping), 15:44.

Shots on Goal—Atlanta 11-18-5—34. Washington 11-9-7—27.

Power-play opportunities—Atlanta 0 of 5; Washington 1 of 5.

Goalies—Atlanta, Hedberg 1-0-0 (27 shots-24 saves). Washington, Kolzig 4-3-2 (34-30).

A—12,834 (18,277). T—2:30.

Referees—Chris Rooney, Don Van Massenhoven. Linesmen—Michel Cormier, Greg Devorski.

Blue Jackets 5, Flames 4
Calgary 1 1 2 0 4
Columbus 3 0 1 0 5
Columbus wins shootout 4-3

First Period—1, Columbus, Fedorov 2 (Zherdev, Eriksson), 3:05 (pp). 2, Calgary, Iginla 7 (Langkow), 15:21 (sh). 3, Columbus, Westcott 3 (Hainsey, Chimera), 15:43 (pp). 4, Columbus, Vyborny 3 (Fedorov, Modin), 17:32 (pp). Penalties—Malhotra, Col (holding), :52. Kobasew, Cal (hooking), 2:21. Nilson, Cal (hooking), 13:56. Prust, Cal, minor-major (tripping-fighting), 15:59. Shelley, Col, major (fighting), 15:59.

Friesen, Cal (tripping), 16:29.

Second Period—5, Calgary, Langkow 3 (Iginla, Regehr), :19. Penalties—Chimera, Col (roughing), 1:05. Phaneuf, Cal (roughing), 1:05. Westcott, Col (hooking), 1:05. Klesla, Col (tripping), 3:36. Calgary bench, served by Tanguay (too many men), 5:27. Shelley, Col, double minor (charging, roughing), 8:36. Ritchie, Cal (roughing), 8:36. Ference, Calgary (hooking), 13:40. Prust, Cal, double minor (high-sticking), 17:28.

Third Period—6, Calgary, Tanguay 3 (Amonte, Hamrlik), 2:44. 7, Calgary, Phaneuf (Hamrlik, Lankow), 7:18. 8, Columbus, Vyborny 4 (Modin, Hainsey), 12:51. Penalties—Malhotra, Col (diving), 3:07. Zyuzin, Cal (tripping), 3:07. Klesla, Col (hooking), 6:41. Ference, Cal (holding), 11:27.

Overtime—None. Penalties—None.

Shootout—Calgary 3 (Lombardi NG, Iginla NG, Amonte NG, Tanguay G, Huselius G, Boyd NG, Ritchie G, Langkow NG, Phaneuf NG, Friesen NG, Kobasew NG); Columbus 4 (Modin NG, Nash NG, Zherdev NG, Vyborny G, Fedorov G, Brule NG, Carter G, Chimera NG, Svitov NG, Eriksson NG, Malhotra G).

Shots on goal—Calgary 5-12-11-4—32. Columbus 14-9-11-3—37.

Power-play Opportunities—Calgary 1 of 5; Columbus 4 of 9.

Goalies—Calgary, McLennan 0-0-1 (37 shots-33 saves). Columbus, Leclaire 4-5-1 (32-28).

A—16,103 (18,136). T—2:43.

Referees—Eric Furlatt, Dan Marouelli. Linesmen—Steve Barton, Brian Murphy.

AHL EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division
W L OL SL Pts GF GA
Portland 6 3 0 1 13 38 34
Worcester 5 2 0 2 12 35 29
Providence 4 2 1 0 9 22 24
Manchester 3 3 1 0 7 24 24
Lowell 3 4 0 0 6 21 25
Springfield 3 5 0 0 6 22 32
Hartford 2 6 0 0 4 15 23
East Division
W L OL SL Pts GF GA
Wilkes-Barre 8 1 0 0 16 36 21
Hershey 7 0 0 1 15 36 20
Norfolk 7 0 1 0 15 37 17
Bridgeport 3 3 0 2 8 21 25
Binghamton 3 4 0 2 8 26 32
Philadelphia 3 5 1 0 7 23 32
Albany 3 6 0 0 6 17 32
WESTERN CONFERENCE North Division
W L OL SL Pts GF GA
Rochester 8 1 0 0 16 29 17
Grand Rapids 4 3 1 1 10 28 27
Toronto 4 5 1 0 9 34 33
Manitoba 3 5 1 1 8 27 33
Hamilton 3 6 0 0 6 26 29
Syracuse 2 6 0 1 5 21 35
West Division
W L OL SL Pts GF GA
Omaha 8 0 1 0 17 32 18
Iowa 7 2 0 0 14 40 27
Chicago 6 3 1 0 13 39 32
Peoria 5 4 0 1 11 25 31
Houston 3 6 0 1 7 28 32
San Antonio 3 8 0 0 6 29 44
Milwaukee 2 3 0 0 4 14 17
Friday’s Games

Grand Rapids 4, Manitoba 0

Providence 3, Hartford 2

Bridgeport 5, Binghamton 2

Albany 6, Philadelphia 2

Portland 3, Norfolk 2 (SO)

Hamilton 5, Syracuse 3

Manchester 2, Lowell 1

Rochester 5, Springfield 4

Iowa 3, Milwaukee 2

Chicago 3, Omaha 1

Toronto 2, Houston 1

Today’s Games

Providence at Albany, 7 p.m.

Manitoba at Grand Rapids, 7 p.m.

Houston at Hamilton, 7 p.m.

Norfolk at Hartford, 7 p.m.

Syracuse at Hershey, 7 p.m.

Lowell at Binghamton, 7:05 p.m.

Wilkes-Barre at Philadelphia, 7:05 p.m.

Bridgeport at Portland, 7:05 p.m.

Worcester at Springfield, 7:05 p.m.

Rochester at Manchester, 7:35 p.m.

Iowa at Omaha, 8 p.m.

Toronto at San Antonio, 8 p.m.

Chicago at Peoria, 9 p.m.

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