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UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) -Rick DiPietro stopped all 29 shots he faced and the New York Islanders ended a 14-game winless streak with a 2-0 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Friday.

Jesse Joensuu and Rob Schremp scored for the Islanders, 1-11-3 in their last 15 games since Oct 21. The loss ended New Jersey's two-game winning streak.

The win was the first for Islanders coach Jack Capuano since taking over for the fired Scott Gordon last week. Capuano had been coaching the Islanders' AHL affiliate in Bridgeport, and went 0-2-2 in his first four games after taking over the NHL franchise.

The Islanders also avoided the dubious distinction of matching the club record of 15 games without a win, set from Nov. 22-Dec. 23, 1999. That stretch also featured three ties.

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Marc-Andre Fleury made 43 saves, and Alex Goligoski scored the winner for Pittsburgh.

Pittsburgh and Fleury are 7-0-1 with a 1.60 goals-against average in their past eight.

Evgeni Malkin also scored, and Sidney Crosby assisted on the play to extend his points streak to 11 games.

Jesse Winchester scored for Ottawa.

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Patrick Sharp scored for the fourth time in five games to give Chicago the lead for good, Duncan Keith had a short-handed goal and Nicklas Hjalmarsson ended a 44-game goal drought.

Troy Brouwer capped a three-goal third period and Corey Crawford made 26 saves for the defending Stanley Cup champion Blackhawks. Dan Sexton scored on a power play for the Ducks, who have just 10 goals during a six-game losing streak that began Nov. 14 at Chicago with a 3-2 overtime defeat.

BOSTON (AP) - Tuomo Ruutu had a power-play goal, set up another, and Cam Ward stopped 37 shots for his first shutout of the season for Carolina. Jeff Skinner and Jussi Jokinen also had power-play goals.

Boston goalie Tim Thomas dropped to 11-2-1, with both losses shutouts at home.

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Niklas Hagman and Rene Bourque scored shootout goals for Calgary.

Curtis Glencross had a short-handed goal, and Steve Staios also scored in regulation for the Flames. James van Riemsdyk and Nikolay Zherdev scored for Philadelphia.

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Martin Havlat scored twice, Marek Zidlicky, Andrew Brunette and Nick Schultz added goals, and Jose Theodore made 32 saves for Minnesota.

Steve Sullivan and Martin Erat scored for Nashville.

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