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Wednesday, October 16, 2013
How about that Matt Duchene?

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Avalanche 3, Stars 2
* Avalanche: start season 6-0-0 for first time since 1985-86 (7-0-0)
* Matt Duchene (COL): 1st multi-goal game (4, 5) of the season; goal in 3 straight games
* Semyon Varlamov (COL): 39 saves on 41 shots (79 saves on 82 shots in past 2 games)

Sharks 6, Blues 2
* Joe Thornton & Patrick Marleau (SJ): Goal & 2 assists each
* Sharks: improve to 6-0-0 on season; have scored league-high 30 goals

Red Wings 2, Blue Jackets 1
* Todd Bertuzzi (DET): Go-ahead PPG (2) at 11:14 of 2nd period
* Henrik Zetterberg (DET): assists on both Red Wings goals
* Red Wings: on 3-game winning streak

Lightning 5, Kings 1
* Martin St. Louis (TB): 2 goals (4), assist; 900th point with Tampa Bay (FROM ELIAS: 8th player in NHL history to record 900 or more points for a team other than the one he made his debut with, a list that includes Wayne Gretzky)
* Ryan Malone, Teddy Purcell & Ondrej Palat (TB): Goal & assist each (FROM ELIAS: Malone scored 19 seconds into the game, the 2nd-fastest goal in the NHL this season)
* Kings: 3-game winning streak ends

Blackhawks 3, Hurricanes 2 (SO) (CHI wins shootout, 1-0)
* Patrick Sharp (CHI): scores only goal of shootout, also scores goal in regulation (1) (FROM ELIAS: Sharp had scored on just 1 of his previous 16 shootout attempts and 8 of 41 overall in his career (19.5%))
* Blackhawks: on 3-game winning streak

Penguins 3, Oilers 2
* Evgeni Malkin (PIT): Go-ahead PPG (2) at 7:20 of 3rd period
* Sidney Crosby (PIT): assisted on all 3 Penguins goals; has points in all 6 games this season (5-7-12)
* Penguins: 4-0-0 at home this season

Maple Leafs 4, Wild 1
* Mason Raymond (TOR): 2 goals (4)
* Cody Franson & Morgan Rielly (TOR): 2 assists each
* Maple Leafs: on 3-game winning streak