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Forsberg, Roy lead Avalanche over Oilers, 6-2

The dominating duo of Peter Forsberg and Patrick Roy were in top form Wednesday as they keyed the Colorado Avalanche past the Edmonton Oilers.

Is there any doubting Peter Forsberg's ability to dominate a hockey game? Or Patrick Roy?Forsberg had a goal and four assists; Roy stopped 48 of 50 shots.

"I've been struggling the last couple of games, but I felt good tonight and everything went in," said Forsberg, who had a goal and four assists.

Meanwhile, Roy made sure that just about everything stayed out - of the Avalanche net. He made 48 saves despite his team being on the short end of a 50-19 count in shots on goal.

Maple Leafs 4, Red Wings 3

Felix Potvin stopped 30 shots and Mathieu Schneider had three assists for Toronto as Toronto handed Detroit its first loss of the season.

Senators 5, Rangers 1

Ottawa's Alexei Yashin scored his first two goals of the season. Daniel Alfredsson's return to the Ottawa lineup sparked the Senators to a season-high goal total.

Panthers 2, Lightning 1

At Miami, Dave Nemirovsky had a goal and assisted on the winning score, and John Vanbiesbrouck stopped 24 shots.

Sabres 3, Hurricanes 3

Geoff Sanderson scored a power-play goal with 1:59 left in regulation to give Carolina a tie with visiting Buffalo.

Canadiens 1, Penguins 1

At Montreal, Garry Valk scored his first goal of the season with 1:14 left in the first period and Ken Wregget made 34 saves in Pittsburgh's tie.


Capitals 2, Blackhawks 0

Chris Simon scored with 11:54 to play, converting a pass from Peter Bondra, and Olaf Kolzig made 30 saves for Washington.

Bruins 5, Kings 3

Dmitri Khristich keyed a three-goal barrage in the second period, and Byron Dafoe stopped 38 shots as the two ex-Kings helped Boston.

Flyers 2, Mighty Ducks 2

Tomas Sandstrom scored with 4:32 left in the third period as Anaheim pulled out a tie with visiting Philadelphia.