NHL 13: Week 5 simulation

Updated: November 10, 2012, 2:34 PM ET
ESPN.com

Welcome to Week 5 of the EA SPORTS NHL '13: 2012-2013 NHL Season Simulation. Simulations will be released on a weekly basis and will include top headlines, three stars of the week, box scores for each game, as well as standings and statistics for the league. The rosters used in the simulation will include all transactions made during the 2012 NHL free agency period.

Headlines

• The Islanders surged to second in the Eastern Conference, winning all three games on the road this week. Evgeni Nabokov delivered two shutout performances.

• Artem Anisimov helped the Blue Jackets move to eighth in the Western Conference, chipping in for 16 points in 10 games.

• The Philadelphia Flyers won six of their past eight games to move into sixth place in the Eastern Conference after a slow start to the season.

• Injury Report: Boston's Zdeno Chara is out three months with a herniated disc; Boston's Milan Lucic is day to day with back spasms; Toronto's Joffrey Lupul is out two to three months with an upper body injury

Three Stars of the Week

1. Evgeni Nabokov, NYI: 3 wins, 2 shutouts

2. Alexander Semin, CAR: 3 goals, 4 assists

3. Alex Ovechkin, WSH: 1 goal, 3 assists, 1 SO winner

Complete statistics »

Standings

Box Scores

Nov. 5 »
FLA 4, CAR 3 (OT)
CHI 3, PIT 1
SJS 4, COL 3

Nov. 6 »
PHI 2, BUF 1
CBJ 5, CGY 3
STL 5, DAL 1
EDM 4, DET 1
FLA 5, NJD 4
MIN 3, BOS 0
NSH 2, WPG 0
NYI 4, LAK 3 (OT)
NYR 5, OTT 2
PHX 5, MTL 3
WSH 3, TBL 2

Nov. 7 »
TOR 5, PIT 4
COL 4, CHI 1
VAN 5, ANA 2

Nov. 8 »
BOS 1, TBL 0
SJS 3, BUF 2 (OT)
CGY 4, NSH 0
CBJ 4, STL 1
EDM 3, WSH 2
NYR 4, MIN 2
OTT 3, FLA 1
PHI 3, CAR 2
DAL 3, PHX 0
VAN 2, LAK 0
MTL 2, WPG 0

Nov. 9 »
CGY 4, DET 2
NJD 3, TOR 1
NYI 7, ANA 0

Nov. 10 »
BOS 4, FLA 1
PHX 5, BUF 0
CAR 3, PHI 2 (SO)
CHI 4, DAL 2
PIT 2, EDM 1
CBJ 6, LAK 0
MIN 5, DET 1
NYI 1, SJS 0
MTL 5, NYR 0
TBL 3, OTT 2
NSH 3, STL 2
WSH 3, TOR 2 (SO)
COL 4, VAN 2

Nov. 11 »
BUF 2, ANA 0
CGY 5, CAR 4
CHI 2, EDM 0
NJD 5, MIN 4 (SO)

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