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DETROIT (AP) -Marian Hossa scored the tiebreaking goal early in the third period and the Detroit Red Wings held on to beat the Anaheim Ducks 2-1 Monday night.

Johan Franzen also scored for Detroit and Chris Osgood made 15 saves.

Chris Kunitz scored Anaheim's goal and Jean-Sebastien Giguere stopped 37 shots before being removed after two periods. Jonas Hiller made eight saves in the third period.

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Pekka Rinne made 30 saves for his first career shutout, Jason Arnott snapped a tie in the third period and Nashville beat the Sabres.

J.P. Dumont also scored and had an assist for the Predators (12-10-2), who won for the third time in five games.

Ryan Miller made 25 saves for the Sabres (11-10-3), who lost their second straight. Miller also had his personal three-game winning streak stopped.

The Sabres played without captain Craig Rivet, who was scratched just hours before gametime because of an upper body injury. But Buffalo did get forward Ales Kotalik back after he missed seven games because of a hamstring injury.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Kristian Huselius scored off a pass from Rick Nash with 4:44 left and the Blue Jackets got their first win this season after allowing the first goal.

Columbus came in 0-6-3 when the opponent scored first, becoming the last team in the NHL to win after falling behind 1-0.

Rookie Steve Mason improved to 6-2-1 in his first professional season, stopping 29 shots.

Fredrik Modin and Andrew Murray added goals for Columbus. Nash had two assists and Huselius had a helper to go with his winner.

Kevin Bieksa gave Vancouver a 2-1 lead early in the final period. Alexander Edler had two assists for the first time in his 120-game NHL career.

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