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Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Morning jam: Stat highlights from Tuesday

By ESPN Stats & Information

Sharks 3, Ducks 2 (F/SO)

* Patrick Marleau (SJ): held without goal for 1st time this season; recorded 1 assist, tied with teammate Joe Thornton for NHL lead with 14 points
* Sharks: won 1st 6 games, best start in franchise history; tied with Blackhawks for best record in NHL
* Logan Couture (SJ): game-tying goal (4) with 2:45 left in 3rd period
* Ducks: overtime loss snaps 3-game winning streak at San Jose

Bruins 2, Devils 1 (F/SO)
* Bruins: 11 points (5-0-1) in 1st 6 games; best start since 1970-71 (started 5-0-1)
* Nathan Horton (BOS): Goal (3); 4-game point streak (3 goals, 2 assists)
* Devils: winless in 9 of last 10 vs Bruins (1-6-3 record)
* David Clarkson (NJ): PP goal (4) in 2nd period; scored goal in 4 of 5 games this season
* FROM ELIAS: 2nd time this season that Nathan Horton had game-tying goal in final five minutes of 3rd period; only had 3 such goals in previous 8 NHL seasons

Rangers 2, Flyers 1
* Rangers: won 3 of 4 overall, won 5 straight home games vs Flyers
* Michael Del Zotto (NYR): had goal and assist; 2nd straight game with a goal and an assist
* Rick Nash (NYR): assist; has scored a point in 5 of 6 games this season
* Rangers: won 40 of 61 faceoffs (66%)
* FROM ELIAS: 18th multi-point game for Michael Del Zotto, 16 have come in New York metro area (13 at Madison Square Garden, 2 at New Jersey, 1 at Islanders)

Maple Leafs 4, Sabres 3 (OT)
* Maple Leafs: snap 2-game losing streak (allowed 12 goals in 2 losses)
* Matt Frattin (TOR): 2 goals (3), including game-winner with 1.5 seconds left in overtime
* Sabres: winless in last 4 games (0-3-1) after 2-0-0 start
* Mikhail Grigorenko (BUF): 1st NHL goal to tie game at 7:10 of 3rd period
* FROM ELIAS: Matt Frattin’s OT goal was latest regular-season OT goal by Maples Leafs since NHL introduced 5-minute extra period in 1983

Red Wings 4, Stars 1
* Valtteri Filppula (DET): 2 goals; had only 2 goals in previous 22 games vs Stars
* Jimmy Howard (DET): 25 saves (2+ goals allowed in each of 1st 5 games this season)
* Stars: 0-5 on power plays (1-15 on PP on road this season)
* Stars: 0-3-1 in last 4 games

Islanders 4, Penguins 1
* Penguins have lost 2 straight at home to Islanders (had won 13 straight prior to that)
* Evgeni Nabokov (NYI): 37 saves; 3-0-1 in last 4 starts
* Matt Moulson (NYI): goal and an assist; 2nd straight game with a goal and an assist
* Sidney Crosby (PIT): assist, 4 shots; has scored at least 1 point in 4 of last 5 games

Lightning 5, Panthers 2
* Lightning: 4 players with a goal and an assist each (Cory Conacher, Tom Pyatt, Dana Tyrell & Vincent Lecavalier)
* Steven Stamkos (TB): PP goal (4) in 1st period
* Lightning: 4-0-0 at home this season; on 4-game winning streak overall
* Panthers: lost 5 straight games (all in regulation) since season-opening win vs Hurricanes, averaging 1.0 goals per game during losing streak

Senators 3, Capitals 2
* Senators: won 7 of last 9 at home vs Capitals
* Senators: outscored Senators 3-0 over final 2 periods after trailing 2-0; have outscored opponents 16-5 in 2nd and 3rd periods this season (outscored 6-3 in 1st period)
* Sergei Gonchar (OTT): PP goal (1) with 2:30 left in regulation; 32nd career GW goal (FROM ELIAS: most GW goal among active defensemen)

Canadiens 4, Jets 3
* Tomas Plekanec (MTL): game-winning PPG (3) 5:31 into 3rd period; goals in 3 of last 3 games
* Brendan Gallagher (MTL): goal (2), assist; scored point in 3 of 4 games this season
* Canadiens: won 4 straight games since season-opening loss to Maple Leafs
* Jets: loss snaps 3-game winning streak

Wild 3, Blue Jackets 2
* Mikko Koivu (MIN): Goal (2); goals in back-to-back games
* Blue Jackets: 1 win in last 6 games
* Jack Johnson (CBJ): PP goal (1); 1st PP goal since Jan. 23, 2012
* FROM ELIAS: Pierre-Marc Bouchard is 4th player with 100+ goals for Wild