NHL: New Jersey 3, Carolina 2 (SO)

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Nov. 7 (UPI) -- John Madden's goal in the sixth round of the shootout Tuesday night gave the New Jersey Devils a 3-2 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes.

NHL: New Jersey 7, Toronto 6

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Oct. 12 (UPI) -- John Madden's shootout goal Thursday night was the game-winner as New Jersey edged Toronto, 7-6.

Canada: Volpe expects to be Liberal leader

TORONTO, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- Toronto Parliament Member Joe Volpe has said he expects to win leadership of Canada's Liberal Party and go on to form the country's next federal government.

NHL: New Jersey 4, NY Rangers 1

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., April 24 (UPI) -- John Madden had a hat trick Monday to lead the New Jersey Devils to a 4-1 win over the New York Rangers and take a 2-0 lead in their Eastern quarterfinal.

NHL: New Jersey 3, Pittsburgh 2 (OT)

PITTSBURGH, April 2 (UPI) -- A goal by Brian Gionta with 2:38 left in overtime Sunday gave the New Jersey a 3-2 victory over Pittsburgh.

NHL: NY Islanders 6, New Jersey 1

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., March 14 (UPI) -- Alexei Yashin scored twice Tuesday as the New York Islanders defeated the New Jersey Devils, 6-1.

NHL: New Jersey 7, Tampa Bay 4

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Feb. 7 (UPI) -- Jamie Langenbrunner scored two goals Tuesday as the New Jersey Devils beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 7-4 for their eighth straight home victory.

Canada elects Conservative minority

OTTAWA, Jan. 24 (UPI) -- Canada's Conservative party will form the next minority government after winning 124 seats to the ruling Liberals' 103, election officials said Tuesday.

Martin makes last ditch election effort

TORONTO, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- Ontario is the focus of Prime Minister Paul Martin and Conservative Leader Stephen Harper's final battle on the eve of Canada's federal election.

Liberals prepare for last week of campaign

OTTAWA, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- Liberal Party leader Paul Martin plans a cross-country campaign trip in the last week before Canada's election.

Police to question finance minister

OTTAWA, Alberta, Dec. 31 (UPI) -- Canadian investigators will question the finance minister regarding a leak of a tax-cutting plan to the public to determine whether insider trading occurred.

NHL: Pittsburgh 6, New Jersey 2

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 29 (UPI) -- Prized rookie Sidney Crosby registered two goals and one assist Thursday night to help Pittsburgh beat the New Jersey Devils, 6-2, ending a six-game skid.

Canadian church pressures P.M. on Iraq

OTTAWA, Dec. 22 (UPI) -- The United Church of Canada has asked Prime Minister Paul Martin to call for the withdrawal of coalition troops from Iraq to help win the release of four hostag

NHL: N.Y. Islanders 4, New Jersey 2

UNIONDALE, N.Y., Dec. 22 (UPI) -- Trent Hunter scored two goals Wednesday night to help the New York Islanders beat New Jersey, 4-2.

International role for Quebec backed

OTTAWA, Dec. 19 (UPI) -- Conservative leader Stephen Harper said Monday that if his party wins the upcoming election it will give Quebec more of a role in international relations.

Canadian PM Martin talks nationalist

RICHMOND, British Columbia, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- Campaigning Canadian Prime Minister Paul Martin says he's not afraid to rankle the United States in trade disputes and said he won't be dictated to.

NHL: Columbus 3, New Jersey 2

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Dec. 12 (UPI) -- Bryan Berard scored with 13.6 seconds left in overtime to lift the Columbus Blue Jackets over the visiting New Jersey Devils, 3-2, at Ohio's Nationwide Arena.

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Martin government falls in Canada

OTTAWA, Nov. 28 (UPI) -- Canada's minority Liberal government fell Monday night with an expected vote of no-confidence in the House of Commons.

Canadian Inuit, Indians to get more aid

OTTAWA, Nov. 26 (UPI) -- The Canadian government has reached a settlement with its aboriginal peoples that includes an agreement on health care.

Canadian P.M. faces no-confidence vote

OTTAWA, Nov. 24 (UPI) -- The government of Canadian Prime Minister Paul Martin may be headed for a fall.

NHL: New Jersey 5, Montreal 3

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Nov. 18 (UPI) -- Brian Gionta scored two goals Friday night to help New Jersey top the Montreal Canadiens, 5-3.

U.S. fails to follow NAFTA timber ruling

OTTAWA, Oct. 29 (UPI) -- Instead of meeting a deadline, the United States had more questions about a ruling that orders an end to U.S. tariffs on Canadian softwood imports.

Martin warns against panic on bird flu

OTTAWA, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- Canadian Prime Minister Paul Martin warned health ministers Tuesday that the world must be armed against both influenza and panic.

Martin knocks wood tariff stance of U.S.

OTTAWA, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- Canada's prime minister used a visit Tuesday by the U.S. secretary of State to knock Washington over a trade barrier.
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