Sunday, Jan. 22

New Jersey at N.Y. Rangers (7 p.m. EST). The Devils have won eight straight games.



—Marc Denis, Blue Jackets, had 41 saves to lead Columbus to a 4-3 shootout win over St. Louis.

—Manny Fernandez, Stars, made 31 saves in Minnesota's 4-1 victory over Chicago.

—Ryan Craig, Lightning, had a goal and two assists as Tampa Bay beat Dallas 6-3.


Columbus defenseman Bryan Berard, who tested positive for a banned substance in a pre-Olympic test, accepted a two-year suspension from international play, the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency said Friday. The test wasn't part of NHL testing, meaning he won't be subject to league discipline.


The Chicago Blackhawks traded defenseman Anton Babchuk and a fourth-round draft pick in 2007 on Friday to the Carolina Hurricanes for defenseman Danny Richmond and a fourth rounder in this year's draft. ... The Phoenix Coyotes traded center Petr Nedved to the Philadelphia Flyers for defenseman Dennis Seidenberg. The trade also gave the Flyers the option of swapping fourth-round draft choices with the Coyotes at this year's entry draft and third-round choices with the Coyotes in next year's entry draft.


Mike Sillinger extended his goal streak to four in St. Louis' 4-3 shootout loss to Columbus on Friday.


St. Louis has dropped nine straight overall and eight road games in a row following a 4-3 shootout loss to Columbus on Friday. ... Dallas' Marty Turco gave up four goals in the first period and was pulled for the third time in his last six starts as Dallas lost 6-3 to Tampa Bay. Turco has allowed eight goals in the last 21 shots he's faced.


"I saw that move a couple of weeks ago in a game and it looked like a pretty good move to use in a shootout." — Columbus' Rick Nash, on his winning shootout goal in the Blue Jackets' 4-3 victory over St. Louis on Friday.