Senators destroy Toronto
Published: Sunday, January 22, 2006 at 6:01 a.m.
Last Modified: Sunday, January 22, 2006 at 12:00 a.m.
OTTAWA - Dominik Hasek earned his 67th career shutout, and Ottawa defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 7-0 on Saturday night in the Senators' 1,000th regular-season game.
Hasek made 23 saves for his fourth shutout of the season and moved ahead of Patrick Roy into 12th place on the NHL career list.
Ottawa's top line of Daniel Alfredsson, Dany Heatley and Jason Spezza each had three points. Alfredsson scored twice - the opener 39 seconds in and a short-handed tally - to give him 29 goals the season and put the Senators ahead 5-0. Heatley and Spezza each had a goal and two assists.
Robert Lang broke a tie late in the second period and visiting Detroit killed two 5-on-3 disadvantages in a win over Colorado.
The Red Wings snapped the Avs' five-game home winning streak, Colorado's longest since closing out the 2002-03 season with six straight home wins.
Playing in his first game in more than a month, Robert Esche made 32 saves and helped visiting Philadelphia snap a four-game losing streak.
Pittsburgh has lost nine straight and 10 of its last 11.
Zach Parise scored in the fifth round of the shootout, extending host New Jersey's winning streak to nine games.
Patrick Marleau's power-play goal with 8.9 seconds left in overtime lifted visiting San Jose over Los Angeles.
Petr Sykora scored in the sixth round of the shootout to lift the visiting New York Rangers to a victory over Boston.
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