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NHL Report / Scores, news, notes

Wednesday's games

N.Y. Islanders 2, Tampa Bay 1 (OT): John Tavares scored 3:23 into overtime and the Islanders snapped the Lightning's four-game winning streak.

Pittsburgh 5, Florida 2: Sidney Crosby matched the second-longest NHL scoring streak in 18 years at 22 games with his first-period goal for the Penguins.

Detroit 5, Vancouver 4 (OT): Henrik Zetterberg's second goal of the game at 2:59 of OT won it for the Red Wings, while Nicklas Lidstrom's power-play goal tied it.

Chicago 4, Nashville 1: Jack Skille scored two goals, rookie Corey Crawford made 24 saves and the Blackhawks posted their third straight win.


Late Tuesday

Los Angeles 5, Colorado 0: Dustin Brown had two goals and the Kings ended the Avs' six-game win streak.

San Jose 2, Edmonton 1: Logan Couture and Dan Boyle scored 3:28 apart in the second period for the Sharks.


Around the rinks

Toronto Maple Leafs: Joseph Robb, A frustrated fan who threw waffles on the ice at the Air Canada Centre, was charged with criminal mischief and barred from the arena.


On the Web

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Compiled from News and wire service reports.

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