Last-minute goal gives Sharks a tie with Islanders

Posted: Sunday, October 21, 2001

UNIONDALE, N.Y. -- Vincent Damphousse scored his second goal of the game with 5.1 seconds left in regulation to give San Jose Sharks a 2-2 tie Saturday with the New York Islanders.

Damphousse scored on a quick wrist shot that got by Chris Osgood. The Islanders had gone ahead with 59.5 seconds left in the game on Alexei Yashin's goal, a stuff that beat Mikka Kiprusoff.

Kenny Jonsson had New York's other goal, as the Islanders went into overtime for the third time in three home games this season.

Kiprusoff made 38 saves, Osgood 35.

Flyers 6, Capitals 3

PHILADELPHIA -- Mark Recchi scored his first three goals of the season, and John LeClair added two goals, lifting Philadelphia past Washington.

The Flyers scored twice in 37 seconds in the second period to break a 2-2 tie, and won for just the third time in eight games.

Jaromir Jagr, Andrei Nikolishin and Ulf Dahlen scored for Washington.

Eric Weinrich also scored for Philadelphia.

Hurricanes 2, Thrashers 1, OT

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Jeff O'Neill scored with 3:27 left in overtime and Tom Barrasso won his 354th career game as Carolina remained unbeaten in 12 games against Atlanta.

Barrasso, signed as a free agent in the offseason, won his first game with the Hurricanes to move within one of Roge Vachon for 10th on the all-time victory list.

Yannick Tremblay scored for the Thrashers and Josef Vasicek scored for Carolina.

Avalanche 5, Blue Jackets 0

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Patrick Roy posted his 53rd career shutout, Alex Tanguay scored twice and Joe Sakic had three assists -- all in the first period -- as Colorado beat Columbus 5-0.

Roy stopped 24 shots.

Shjon Podein, Greg De Vries and Vaclav Nedorost also scored.

Sabres 3, Canadiens 1

MONTREAL -- Chris Gratton scored the go-ahead goal with 3:05 left in the third, just 22 seconds after Montreal had tied the game, to lift Buffalo past the Canadiens.

Erik Rasmussen scored into an empty net with 20 seconds left.

Richard Zednik had tied the game with his first of the season with 3:27 left. In his first game against the Sabres since leaving as a free agent following last season, Canadiens center Doug Gilmour got his first point as he set up Zednik's goal.

Slava Kozlov scored Buffalo's first goal.

Red Wings 3, Kings 2

DETROIT -- Luc Robitaille scored the game-winner against his former team as Detroit beat Los Angeles.

Scotty Bowman also became the first coach in NHL history to record 1,200 wins as Detroit (7-1-0-0) won its fifth straight.

The Kings (2-4-1-1) upset the Red Wings in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs last spring in a six-game series.

Robitaille, who played 12 of his first 15 seasons with Los Angeles, broke a 2-2 tie with a power-play goal with 4:19 left in the second period.

Sergei Fedorov and Brett Hull also scored for Detroit.

Glen Murray and Craig Johnson scored for the Kings.

Devils 3, Senators 2

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Jason Arnott and Patrik Elias scored as New Jersey beat Ottawa.

Scott Neidermayer also scored for the Devils who have won two straight after starting the season winless in four.

Zdeno Chara and Magnus Arvedson scored for Ottawa which lost its third straight to extend its winless streak to four.

Blues 2, Penguins 1, OT

ST. LOUIS -- Pavol Demitra's overtime goal lifted St. Louis Blues past Pittsburgh.

It was the second consecutive overtime victory for the Blues (3-1-3), who knocked off the Minnesota Wild 3-2 Friday.

The Blues struck first at 4:20 on a goal by Doug Weight after a mad scramble in front of the net. Pittsburgh tied it at one on a power-play with a wrist shot from the top of the right circle by Martin Straka.

Lightning 5, Rangers 2

TAMPA, Fla. -- Dave Andreychuk moved into 14th place on the NHL's career goal list, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the New York Rangers 5-2 Saturday night.

Andreychuk's 574th goal, scored from the low left circle, put the Lightning up 3-0 at 10:11 of the opening period. The goal moved the forward past Mike Bossy.

Ben Clymer had two goals for the Lightning.

Zdeno Ciger and Brian Leetch scored for New York.

Fredrik Modin also scored for Tampa Bay.

Flames 4, Maple Leafs 1

CALGARY -- Roman Turek made 22 saves and four different Calgary players scored as the Flames beat Toronto.

Jarome Iginla, Dean McAmmond, Dave Lowry, and Jamie Wright scored in front of a capacity crowd of 17,279 fans at the Pengrowth Saddledome.

Dmitry Yushkevich scored the lone goal for the Maple Leafs.

Matched up against the NHL's second leading offense, the Flames' NHL-best defense prevailed -- holding the Leafs to just 23 shots and minimal scoring chances.

Blackhawks 2, Stars 2

DALLAS -- Phil Housley's power-play goal with 10:25 left in regulation lifted Chicago to a tie with Dallas.

Housley's third goal of the season came when his slap shot glanced off the stick of Dallas' Pierre Turgeon and past Stars goalie Ed Belfour.

Pat Verbeek's power play tally with 14:25 remaining in regulation had given the Stars a 2-1 lead.

Dallas' Brenden Morrow scored the game's first goal and Chicago tied it on Kyle Calder's rebounder.

Bruins 2, Predators 1

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Mike Knuble scored the go-ahead goal midway through the third period as Boston beat Nashville for its first road victory.

Boston, which also got a power-play goal from Joe Thornton, had been 0-2-2-0 on its six-game road trip coming into Nashville.

Denis Arkhipov tied the game 1-1 at 4:12 of the third with his first of the season.

Coyotes 5, Canucks 2

PHOENIX -- Krystofer Kolanos scored the go-ahead goal late in the third period as Phoenix beat Vancouver 5-2.

Kolanos picked up a loose puck in the neutral zone and scored from the bottom of the right circle with 6:02 remaining and the game tied at 2.

Daymond Langkow, Brad May, Daniel Briere and Trevor Letowski also scored for Phoenix.

Donald Brashear and Brendan Morrison scored for the Canucks.

Oilers 6, Panthers 2

EDMONTON, Alberta -- Anson Carter scored twice and rookie Ty Conklin stopped 23 shots in his first NHL start as Edmonton beat Florida.

The 25-year-old Conklin was recalled from the Hamilton Bulldogs on Oct. 10.

Carter scored the go-ahead goal at 4:25 of the third. He also had an assist.

Mike Comrie, Georges Laraque and Todd Marchant each had a goal and an assist for the Oilers. Daniel Cleary scored a short-handed goal to make it 6-2 with 1:55 left in the third.

Robert Svehla and Paul Laus scored for Florida.

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