NHL Roundup: Brodeur gets 98th shutout
The NHL roundup …NEWARK, N.J. ó Martin Brodeur shut out the Dallas Stars even though he couldn’t quite shut up Sean Avery.
Brodeur made 21 saves for his 98th NHL shutout, and mostly avoided Avery, his No. 1 nemesis, to help the New Jersey Devils beat the Dallas Stars 5-0 Wednesday night.
John Madden scored two goals for the Devils, who chased former Michigan teammate Marty Turco from the net in the second period. Zach Parise and David Clarkson had goals 53 seconds apart in the third period, and Jamie Langenbrunner also scored.
Brodeur is five shutouts away from Terry Sawchuk’s NHL record of 103 and eight wins shy of Patrick Roy’s league mark of 551.
Sharks 7, Flyers 6, SO
PHILADELPHIA ó Former Philadelphia star Jeremy Roenick scored the deciding goal in a shootout for San Jose to hand Philadelphia its season-opening sixth straight loss. Joe Pavelski also scored for San Jose in the shootout.
Pavelski and Roenick both beat Martin Biron to the glove side to help the Sharks salvage the victory after they blow a 6-4 lead in the third period.
Pavelski had a goal and assist in regulation, Patrick Marleau added two goals and two assists, and Ryane Clowe and Devin Setoguchi each had a goal and an assist. The Sharks have won six of their first seven games.
Joffrey Lupul scored twice and Jeff Carter, Mike Richards, Scottie Upshall and Danny Briere added goals for the winless Flyers.
Blackhawks 3, Oilers 0
CHICAGO ó Nikolai Khabibulin made 23 saves for this 39th career NHL shutout and Chicago ended Edmonton’s season-opening winning streak at four games.
Patrick Sharp, Brent Seabrook and Aaron Johnson scored to help the Blackhawks win their second straight game.
Red Wings 4, Blues 3
ST. LOUIS óTomas Holmstrom scored for the fourth straight game for Detroit.
The Red Wings improved to 3-0 on the road. Detroit is 4-0-1 after opening with a loss to Toronto.
Henrik Zetterberg, Nicklas Lidstrom and Johan Franzen also scored for Detroit.
Panthers 3, Senators 1
OTTAWA ó Craig Anderson made 41 saves ó 26 in the third period ó in his first start of the season for Florida.