Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Roy Registers First Win with Avalanche 5-1 New York Ends Philadelphia Streak at 7

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Roy Registers First Win with Avalanche 5-1 New York Ends Philadelphia Streak at 7

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Patrick Roy made 30 saves, several of the spectacular variety, and registered his first victory with his new team as the visiting Colorado Avalanche beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-1 on Monday night.

Craig Wolanin, Adam Deadmarsh, Joe Sakic, Stephane Yelle and Valeri Kamensky scored for Colorado, the Pacific Division leader.

Doug Gilmour scored for the Leafs, who had been 3-0-1 in their previous four games.

Roy and Mike Keane were acquired from Montreal on Wednesday for Jocelyn Thibault, Martin Rucinsky and Andrei Kovalenko. Roy's Colorado debut Thursday night was a 5-3 home loss to Edmonton. He didn't play Saturday in a win over Ottawa. Roy was the first star Monday night.

Panthers 2, Devils 1: Mike Hough stole the puck and set up Radek Dvorak's game-winning goal with 10 minutes 25 seconds to play as Florida won for the first time in New Jersey.

The victory was the Panthers' first in six tries at the Meadowlands Arena, and it stretched their current unbeaten streak to five games (4-0-1). Gord Murphy also scored for Florida.

Panthers goaltender John Vanbiesbrouck had 27 saves.

Lightning 6, Sabres 1: Jeff Reese stopped 21 shots and Tampa Bay scored three times in the second period in a win at Buffalo.

Only 5,462 fans braved poor weather conditions to attend the game, which was rescheduled from Sunday after more than 3 feet of snow fell in Buffalo and surrounding areas.

Reese, acquired Dec. 1 from Hartford, has allowed just two goals and earned two victories since joining Tampa Bay. He is filling in for Daren Puppa, who has missed three games with a knee injury.

Rangers 3, Stars 2: Mark Messier's second goal of the game, with 6:30 left, gave New York a 3-2 victory over Dallas, extending the Rangers' home-ice unbeaten streak to 13 games.

Messier, who had scored the game's first goal in the opening period, clinched the victory when he beat Darcy Wakaluk from the low slot. …

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