• Islanders 3, Rangers 2 (OT): The Islanders scored goals in the first and second periods to take a 2-0 lead over the Rangers, and eventually won their second game in a row in overtime. The win was the second in 11 days at The Garden. Kyle Okposo scored the game-winning goal with 47 seconds left in OT, adding to his two assists on the night. Dwayne Roloson stopped 36 shots for the Islanders in the win and Brandon Dubinsky scored twice for the Rangers in the loss.
  • Capitals 4, Devils 1: Washington's rookie goalie Michal Neuvirth led the Capitals past the Devils and Martin Brodeur. Alex Ovechkin started the scoring for the Capitals and added two assists. Nicklas Backstrom also had one goal and two assists for the Caps.
  • Rockets 98, Nets 93: The Nets are making progress! At least in comparison to last season's average loss margin of 24.5 to the Rockets. Carl Landry came off the Rockets bench to lead all scorers with 26.