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The NHL Report / Scores & fast facts

Boston 6, Anaheim 0: Tim Thomas stopped 35 shots for his fourth shutout of the season, and Michael Ryder had a goal and two assists in his second game back after facial surgery.

Washington 4, Atlanta 3: Alexander Semin scored one of the Capitals' three power-play goals and assisted on both of the others, including Mike Green's go-ahead goal.

New Jersey 4, Colorado 0: Martin Brodeur recorded his 99th career regular-season shutout, making 24 saves in his first game since elbow surgery in November. He also picked up his 545th win, moving within six of tying Patrick's Roy's NHL record.

Florida 2, N.Y. Rangers 1: David Booth and Nathan Horton scored on consecutive shots a minute apart in the third period to rally the Panthers, spoiling New York coach John Tortorella's home debut.

Toronto 5, N.Y. Islanders 4 (SO): Tim Stapleton's shootout goal in the third round lifted the Maple Leafs, who got 42 saves from Vesa Toskala.

San Jose 2, Ottawa 1: Milan Michalek and Patrick Marleau scored power-play goals 1:18 apart in the second period for the Sharks, now 12-2-3 against Eastern Conference teams.

Nashville 4, Phoenix 1: Predators are now 9-4-1 in February after going 4-8-0 in January. Coyotes are 3-11-0 in their last 14.

St. Louis 3, Dallas 1: Chris Mason made 41 saves and rookie T.J. Oshie scored the go-ahead goal in the third period for the Blues.

Columbus 1, Edmonton 0: Blue Jackets' goalie Steve Mason made 19 saves for his eighth shutout and Raffi Torres scored against his former team.


Around the rinks

Pittsburgh Penguins: Traded defenseman Ryan Whitney to the Anaheim Ducks for forward Chris Kunitz and a junior prospect, less than two seasons into a 6-year, $24 million contract that was supposed to make Whitney a key part of the Penguins' future.

Dallas Stars: Acquired center Steve Begin from the Montreal Canadiens for defenseman Doug Janik. The 30-year-old Begin has six goals and four assists in 42 games with the Canadiens.

Compiled from News and wire service reports.

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