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Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Morning jam: Carter's scoring key for Kings

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Kings 4, Coyotes 0
* Jonathan Quick (Kings): 1st shutout of the season (had 10 last season)
* Kings: 4 straight home wins
* Jeff Carter (kings): 18th goal of season; Kings are 13-1-1 when he scores
* Coyotes: shut out for 3rd straight game

Ducks 5, Sharks 3
* Ducks: 5-1-0 past 6 home games vs Sharks
* Ducks: 12 straight home wins
* Ryan Getzlaf (ANA): G, Ast; 7 G, 13 Ast during a 11 game home pts streak
* Sharks: 1-4-2 in last 7 games

Blackhawks 5, Avalanche 2
* Patrick Kane (CHI): G, 2 Ast; 4G, 6A during a 4 game pts streak
* Blackhawks: 9-1-0 past 10 road games (lone loss came at COL); allowed 2 or fewer goals in 8 of those games
* Avalanche: lost 4 straight games, allowed 20 goals in those games

Stars 4, Flames 3
* Stars: 1st win against the Flames this season
* Loui Eriksson (Stars): 2 Goals (9), first multi-goal game of the season, 21st of his career
* Flames: 0-6-1 past 7 on road, outscored 28-11
* Mike Cammalleri (Flames): has 4G, 3A vs DAL this season (3 Games)

Lightning 4, Flyers 2
* Steven Stamkos (TB): Empty-net goal in 3rd period (21), 200th career NHL goal (also had assist)
* Lightning: 3-1-0 in last 4 games overall
* Lightning: only 2nd win in last 7 HOME games (2-5-0)
* Flyers: have lost last 4 ROAD games
Steven Stamkos' empty net goal in Tampa Bay's 4-2 win over Philadelphia on Monday night was his 200th career goal. The goal came in his 354th career NHL game. Among active players, only Alex Ovechkin and Teemu Selanne reached 200 goals in fewer games.

Fewest Games Needed To Reach 200 Career Goals, Active NHL Players
Game Of 200th Goal
Alex Ovechkin 296
Teemu Selanne 322
Steven Stamkos<< 354
Ilya Kovalchuk 385
Dany Heatley 385
>>SOURCE: Elias Sports Bureau

Rangers 2, Hurricanes 1 (SO)
* Rangers: snap 3-game losing streak
* Rangers: 5-0 vs Hurricanes since start of last season, won 4 straight vs Hurricanes at home
* Hurricanes: lost 3 in a row
* Henrik Lundqvist (Rangers): 29 saves, snaps his 4-game losing streak
* J.T. Miller (Rangers): 1st career shootout goal clinches the win