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NHL: Blue Jackets Stun Red Wings with Shutout Victory - 2003-11-21

The Columbus Blue Jackets have stunned the Detroit Red Wings 3-0 in National Hockey League action.

Columbus goalie Marc Denis made 25 saves on the Blue Jackets' home ice for his second shutout of the season. Rick Nash, Andrew Cassels and rookie Dan Fritsche scored for the Jackets, who fell 5-1 to the Wings in Detroit earlier this week.

Columbus is at the bottom of its Western Conference Central)division standings, while Detroit is in second place, one point off the lead, behind Saint Louis.

The Ottawa Senators scored five times in the second period to skate past the Carolina Hurricanes 6-1. Ottawa overpowered Carolina, outshooting the Hurricanes 17-4 in the middle period. Senators' goalie Patrick Lalime made 22 saves for the win in Ottawa.

Philadelphia's Mark Recchi scored two power play goals and had an assist, as the Flyers beat the Minnesota Wild 3-1. The win in Philadelphia stretches the Flyers' unbeaten streak to eight games.

The Vancouver Canucks rallied from a two-goal deficit to edge the Chicago Blackhawks 3-2. Sami Solo scored the game-winning goal three minutes into the five-minute extra session. The Canucks' have not lost at home in 10 games.

Elsewhere in the NHL Thursday, the Boston Bruins got their fourth straight home win after edging the Washington Capitals 3-2. The Calgary Flames scored late in the third period to beat the Montreal Canadiens 2-1.

Colorado's Steve Konowalchuk scored a pair of goals against New York as the Avalanche beat the Rangers 4-3. Edmonton notched its fifth home victory in a row with a 3-2 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs 3-2. The Tampa Bay Lightning nearly blew a three-goal lead, but held on to edge the visiting New York Islanders 3-2.