Monday, February 25, 2008

Sunday February 24

There were 7 games up for grabs on Sunday. Former Islanders are lending their help where they can. Here is a quick look at the FI efforts:

* Mark Parrish scored the lone Minnesota goal, a powerplay goal, as the Wild lost to the visiting Calgary Flames 2-1. Parrish received 2nd star of the game honor and now has 15 goals and 13 assists for 28 points on 54 games. Over the last 4 games Parrish has 4 points on 2 goals and 2 assists. For the 12th straight season on his 12 year career he has notched 15+ goals.

* Martin Straka assisted on the New York Rangers' 2nd goal and added a netter of his own to wrap up the scoring as the Blueshirts blanked the visiting Florida Panthers 5-0. Straka has 11 goals and 18 assists for 29 points on 47 games. Over the last 6 games Straka has 7 points on 1 goals and 6 assists.

* Todd Bertuzzi had an assist on Anaheim's 2nd goal as the Ducks downed the visiting Chicago Blackhawks 6-3. Bertuzzi has 12 goals and 19 assists for 31 points on 52 games. With the helper Bertuzzi snapped a 7 game point-less streak.

* FI teammates Denis Grebeshkov and Robert Nilsson assisted on the game winner 7:29 into the 3rd period as the Edmonton Oilers downed the visiting Colorado Avalanche 3-2. D-man Grebeshkov is on a hot streak with 4 points (1 goal, 3 assists) over the last 3 games. He now has 12 points (2 goals, 10 assists) on 52 games this season. Nilsson has exactly half a point per game with 26 points (7 goals, 19 assists) on 52 games. He has 3 assists over the last 4 competitions.

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