The Associated Press
Oct. 12, 2002
Ottawa at Toronto (7 p.m. EDT). The teams meet for the first time since last season's physical seven-game playoff series, won by the Maple Leafs.
_ Bill Guerin, Stars, had two goals and two assists in Dallas' 4-2 victory over Anaheim.
_ Robert Lang, Capitals, poked home the winning goal with 1:04 remaining as Washington beat Nashville 5-4
_ Yanic Perreault, Canadiens, had a goal and an assist in Montreal's 4-1 victory over the New York Rangers.
Montreal's 4-1 victory over the New York Rangers on Friday night snapped the Canadiens' 0-7-1 streak against the Rangers dating to April 5, 2000.
Peter Bondra had two goals and an assist in Washington's 5-4 victory over Nashville on Friday night.
Bill Guerin had two goals and two assists in Dallas's 4-2 win over Anaheim on Friday night. Guerin had an assist on Dallas' lone goal in their opener, a 1-1 tie with Colorado, giving him points on all five Dallas goals this season.
GOT THEIR NUMBER
Minnesota improved to 4-0 against Boston with a 5-1 victory Friday night. Wild goalie Manny Fernandez is 3-0 against the Bruins. ... Atlanta dropped its season opener, a 5-3 decision in Carolina, to fall to 0-13-3 against the Hurricanes.
``With all the new rules and stuff, you figure the refs would be at the top of their game, ready to go. But all those things happen. I don't know how many penalties there were, but it's a joke. Half the game is played with the power play. It's not fun.'' _ Nashville winger Scott Hartnell after the Predators' 5-4 loss in Washington on Friday night. The game had 21 penalties, with the Capitals scoring three power-play goals _ two on 5-on-3s.