February 24, 2007 in Sports

Oilers cool down Red Wings

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Ryan Smyth scored the only goal of the shootout, giving the Edmonton Oilers a 4-3 win Friday night at Detroit that snapped the Red Wings’ 13-game home winning streak.

Smyth, Raffi Torres, and Marty Reasoner had goals for Edmonton in regulation and Dwayne Roloson stopped 27 shots.

Henrik Zetterberg, Tomas Holmstrom and Valtteri Filppula scored for the Red Wings, whose streak ended one short of tying a franchise record.

Bruins 6, Lightning 2: At Tampa, Fla., Brad Boyes had two goals and Tim Thomas made 24 saves, leading surging Boston, which has won eight of 10, past Tampa Bay.

Stars 4, Ducks 1: At Dallas, Mike Smith stopped 24 shots, Jussi Jokinen and rookie Krys Barch both had a goal and an assist, and the Stars pulled out a victory over slumping Anaheim, 2-4-2 in its last eight games.

Around the league

Sabres co-captain Chris Drury is out indefinitely with a suspected concussion from a blindside hit that sparked a brawl in Buffalo’s game against Ottawa. … Carolina acquired right wing Anson Carter from Columbus for a 2008 draft pick. … Anaheim traded center Shane Endicott to Dallas for future considerations. … San Jose called off its trade with New Jersey to reacquire Alex Korolyuk when he refused to return from his native Russia. … Toronto defenseman Pavel Kubina is expected to be out two weeks with a broken finger.


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