Sharks 1, Stars 0: The only game on the schedule Monday night was a goaltending battle as San Jose's Evgeni Nabokov turned aside all 29 shots he faced to lead the Sharks to a 1-0 win in Dallas. Devin Setoguchi scored the game's only goal at the 7:55 mark of the third period, giving San Jose its fourth straight win.
Marty Turco was strong for Dallas, stopping 24-of-25 shots in what was his 30th consecutive start in goal. He's been outstanding the past three months.
-- After the New York Rangers fired head coach Tom Renney, one of the names rumored to be taking over behind the bench was Jim Schoenfeld. I was quietly rooting for him to get the job simply for the entertainment value..
As it turns out, former Tampa Bay Lightning head coach John Tortorella was named as Renney's replacement. Battle of New York offers up some thoughts
-- Have you been following the story of the "Brian Burke" parody twitter? If not, you're missing out.
-- Following a preview of Tuesday's game in Calgary, Aaron Portzline talks about Columbus' interest in Buffalo forward Tim Connolly.Tuesday's Key Games
-- The Ducks take on the Sabres in a game that's equally important to both clubs as they bid for playoff spots in their respective conferences.
-- Florida travels to Boston while Carolina hits the road against Ottawa.
-- So much for distractions, as the Canadiens dominated Ottawa in their first game following the madness from Thursday night. On Tuesday, Montreal returns to the ice to host Vancouver.
-- Columbus has a tough game in Calgary.
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