Flames singe Mighty Ducks' feathers

The Associated Press

Today

SCOREBOARD

Florida at the New York Rangers (today, 5:30 p.m. local time). The first-place Rangers are just five points ahead of the sixth-place Panthers in the Atlantic Division.

Sunday

STARS

Sheldon Kennedy scored his first two goals with the Calgary Flames, including the go-ahead goal with 7:46 remaining, in a 5-3 victory over the Mighty Ducks.

Sergei Zubov had two goals and an assist to lead the New York Rangers to a 4-2 victory over the Buffalo Sabres.

SLUMPS

The Dallas Stars are 1-8-2 in their last 11 games and winless in their last six at home (0-5-1). ... Since a promising 5-1 start, the San Jose Sharks are 2-7-2 in their last 11 games.

SWINGS

The New York Rangers, 28-8-6 last season at Madison Square Garden, are 3-4-2 at home so far this season.

SCORELESS POWER PLAY

The San Jose Sharks are 5-for-75 on power plays this season, following an 0-for-4 performance Sunday against Vancouver that extended their consecutive scoreless streak to 32.

STATS

Tampa Bay is 2-0-1 at the halfway point of a six-game road trip.

STARTER AND STOPPER

Calgary's Trevor Kidd (9-6-3) is the only NHL goalie to start every game this season.

SAVES

Kirk McLean made 26 saves to lead the Vancouver Canucks to a 5-1 victory over the San Jose Sharks Sunday.

SCOUTING

Evgeny Davydov, playing his first game in a Chicago Wolves uniform, scored two goals as the Wolves beat Fort Wayne 5-3 in the IHL on Sunday. Davydov, a 27-year-old native of the Commonwealth of Independent States, was traded to Chicago from San Diego in exchange for left wing Todd Gillingham Saturday.

SPEAKING

''They played last night, we played three in four nights. We just played a boring game and ended up with a tie. We'll take that anytime.'' Tampa Bay defenseman Enrico Ciccone following Sunday's 1-1 tie at Washington in a matchup of two weary teams that had played three games in four nights.

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