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March 2, 1998

Philadelphia at New Jersey (7:30 p.m. EST). The Eastern Conference-leading Devils are 8-2-3 since the All-Star break.

STARS

Sunday

_ Miroslav Satan, Sabres, scored all of Buffalo’s goals in a 3-0 victory at Buffalo.

_ Dwayne Rolson, Flames, made a career-high 46 saves in Calgary’s 2-1 victory over Ottawa.

_ Tim Taylor, Bruins, had two goals in Boston’s 5-4 victory over the New York Islanders.

SWEET REVENGE

Brett Hull, facing Anaheim for the first time since the Ducks’ Tomas Sandstrom broke his left hand in a slashing incident, had two goals and had two assists Sunday in St. Louis’ 6-2 victory over Anaheim.

SHUTOUT

Dominik Hasek, fresh off a gold-medal winning performance in the Olympics, made 36 saves for his career-high eighth shutout of the season Sunday in Buffalo’s 3-0 victory at Washington.

STATUS

Boston defenseman Don Sweeney broke his left shoulder blade Sunday when he was checked hard into the boards by the New York Islanders’ Steve Webb. Sweeney could miss the rest of the season.

STREAKS

Buffalo is 6-0-6 in its last 12 games, the longest current unbeaten streak in the league. ... Washington is winless in its last six games, going 0-5-1 in that span. The Capitals have lost four straight.

SPEAKING

``We’re going to err on the side of caution. We’re not going to get caught up in trying to get him back for the playoffs. We’re taking no risks.″ _ Anaheim team doctor Craig Millhouse on the prospects of Paul Kariya’s return. While the Ducks are hopeful that Kariya will come back and play this season, team doctors vowed to be overly cautious Sunday.

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