NHL: Philadelphia 5, Carolina 3

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 2 (UPI) -- Philadelphia's Danny Briere and Claude Giroux each notched a goal and an assist Saturday and the Flyers struck early in their 5-3 win over Carolina.

NHL GMs move to modify icing rules

BOCA RATON, Fla., March 13 (UPI) -- NHL general managers said Tuesday they're moving to change the rules for icing in an attempt to eliminate the potential for serious injuries.

NHL: New Jersey 6, Philadelphia 4

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 4 (UPI) -- Kurtis Foster netted a pair of power-play goals Saturday and the New Jersey Devils hung on for a 6-4 win over Philadelphia after building a 6-goal lead.

NHL: New Jersey 2, Winnipeg 1

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- Kurtis Foster and Patrik Elias came through with goals down the stretch Saturday, rallying the New Jersey Devils to a 2-1 decision over Winnipeg.

NHL: Colorado 4, Edmonton 3 (OT)

DENVER, April 10 (UPI) -- David Jones's power-play goal in overtime Sunday lifted the Colorado Avalanche to a season-ending 4-3 victory over Edmonton.

NHL: Edmonton 4, Vancouver 1

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 3 (UPI) -- Devan Dubnyk turned aside 40 shots Saturday and the last-place Edmonton Oilers downed NHL-best Vancouver 4-1.

NHL: Colorado 3, Edmonton 2 (SO)

EDMONTON, Alberta, March 20 (UPI) -- Ryan Stoa found the net in the fourth round of a shootout Saturday, boosting the Colorado Avalanche to a 3-2 win over Edmonton.

NHL: Edmonton 2, Chicago 1

CHICAGO, Nov. 7 (UPI) -- Kurtis Foster and Sam Gagner scored 14 seconds apart in the third period Sunday, boosting the Edmonton Oilers to a 2-1 win over Chicago.

NHL: Tampa Bay 7, Washington 4

TAMPA, Fla., Jan. 12 (UPI) -- Steve Stamkos connected on two goals Tuesday to lead the Tampa Bay Lightning to a wild 7-4 win over Washington.

NHL: Tampa Bay 6, St. Louis 3

ST. LOUIS, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- Two goals each from Jeff Halpern and Steven Stamkos Friday helped Tampa Bay end a six-game losing streak with a 6-3 victory over St. Louis.

NHL: Nashville 7, Tampa Bay 4

NASHVILLE, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- David Legwand and Patric Hornqvist each had a goal and an assist Tuesday to lead the Nashville Predators to a 7-4 victory over Tampa Bay.

NHL: Tampa Bay 5, N.Y. Rangers 1

TAMPA, Fla., Nov. 27 (UPI) -- Steve Downie's two goals and three assists from Martin St. Louis Friday led Tampa Bay to a 5-1 rout of the New York Rangers.

NHL: Tampa Bay 4, Atlanta 3 (OT)

ATLANTA, Nov. 22 (UPI) -- Steven Stamkos scored in overtime Sunday, boosting the Tampa Bay Lightning to a 4-3 victory over the Atlanta Thrashers.

Wild's Schultz has appendix removed

ST. PAUL, Minn., April 8 (UPI) -- Minnesota Wild defenseman Nick Schultz is recovering from an appendectomy and will miss the start of the NHL playoffs this week, the team says.

Minnesota Wild's Foster has leg surgery

SAN JOSE, Calif., March 20 (UPI) -- The 2007-08 NHL season ended Thursday for Minnesota Wild defenseman Kurtis Foster after he underwent surgery on his broken left leg.
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Kurtis Foster
St. Louis Blues Jay McClement (18) gets past Minnestoa Wild Kurtis Foster (26) on a breakaway in the first period at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis on October 20, 2007. (UPI Photo/Bill Greenblatt)

Kurtis Foster (born November 24, 1981) is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman currently playing for the Edmonton Oilers of the National Hockey League.

Kurtis Foster was selected in the second round, 40th overall, in the 2000 NHL Entry Draft by the Calgary Flames from the Peterborough Petes of the Ontario Hockey League. On December 18, 2001, Foster was traded by Calgary with Jeff Cowan to the Atlanta Thrashers for Petr Buzek.

On June 26, 2004, Foster was traded to the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim for Niclas Havelid. After one season with the Ducks, Foster signed as a free agent with the Minnesota Wild. He started the season in Houston of the AHL, but after a hot start, got called up and played his first NHL game of the year on November 19, 2005. He scored his first two goals of his young career that game against Tomas Vokoun.

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