NHL: Edmonton 6, Chicago 5

CHICAGO, March 10 (UPI) -- Sam Gagner scored twice and Taylor Hall notched the eventual game-winning goal Sunday in the Edmonton Oilers' wild 6-5 win over Chicago.

NHL: Nashville 6, Edmonton 0

NASHVILLE, March 8 (UPI) -- Colin Wilson ended an offensive show with two goals Friday and Pekka Rinne claimed his fourth shutout of the season in Nashville's 6-0 win over Edmonton.

NHL: San Jose 6, Edmonton 3

EDMONTON, Alberta, Jan. 23 (UPI) -- Patrick Marleau and Logan Couture both had two goals and an assist Tuesday in San Jose's 6-3 road win over the Edmonton Oilers.

NHL: St. Louis 5, Edmonton 2

EDMONTON, Alberta, March 1 (UPI) -- Andy McDonald scored twice Wednesday, the first goal coming 59 seconds into the game, sparking St. Louis to a 5-2 victory over Edmonton.

NHL: New York Islanders 4, New Jersey 2

UNIONDALE, N.Y., March 13 (UPI) -- Sean Bergenheim netted a short-handed goal late in the third period to pace the New York Islanders to a 4-2 decision over New Jersey Saturday.

NHL: Ottawa 3, New Jersey 0

OTTAWA, Jan. 26 (UPI) -- Brian Elliott's fourth career shutout lifted the Ottawa Senators to their seventh straight win Tuesday, a 3-0 decision over New Jersey.

NHL: N.Y. Islanders 4, New Jersey 0

UNIONDALE, N.Y., Jan. 18 (UPI) -- Rick DiPietro turned in his first shutout of the season Monday, blocking 20 shots in a 4-0 New York Islanders win over the New Jersey Devils.

NHL: New Jersey 2, New York Islanders 1

UNIONDALE, N.Y., Nov. 6 (UPI) -- Yann Danis made 23 saves in his second start of the season Friday, backstopping the New Jersey Devils' 2-1 win over the New York Islanders.

NHL: New Jersey 2, Boston 1

BOSTON, Oct. 29 (UPI) -- Dainius Zubrus tipped in a shot by Zach Parise with 1:26 to play in the third period Thursday, giving the New Jersey Devils a 2-1 victory over Boston.

NHL: N.Y. Islanders 3, Tampa Bay 1

UNIONDALE, N.Y., April 4 (UPI) -- Yann Danis stopped 29-of-30 shots Saturday when the New York Islanders skated to a 3-1 win over the Tampa Lightning.

NHL: N.Y. Rangers 4, N.Y. Islanders 2

UNIONDALE, N.Y., March 5 (UPI) -- Chris Drury put the New York Rangers in front for good midway through the second period Thursday in a 4-2 win over the New York Islanders.

NHL: N.Y. Islanders 4, Colorado 2

UNIONDALE, N.Y., March 2 (UPI) -- New York Islanders goalie Yann Danis needed only 20 saves Monday night in a 4-2 victory over the Colorado Avalanche.

NHL: N.Y. Islanders 2, Buffalo 0

UNIONDALE, N.Y., Feb. 28 (UPI) -- Yann Danis recorded his third NHL career shutout Saturday night when the New York Islanders skated to a 2-0 win over the Buffalo Sabres.

NHL: N.Y. Islanders 4, New Jersey 0

UNIONDALE, N.Y., Feb. 21 (UPI) -- Yann Danis turned away 40 shots Saturday on the way to his second NHL career shutout, helping the New York Islanders record a 4-0 win over New Jersey.

NHL: Tampa Bay 1, N.Y. Islanders 0

TAMPA, Fla., Feb. 8 (UPI) -- Mike McKenna recorded his first career NHL shutout Saturday night, helping the Tampa Bay Lightning record a 1-0 victory against the New York Islanders.
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Yann Danis
New York Islanders goalie Yann Danis (34) backs into the goal in disgust after the Islander lose to the Pittsburgh Penguins 9 - 2 at the Mellon Arena in Pittsburgh on December 11, 2008. (UPI Photo/Stephen Gross)

Yann Danis (born June 21, 1981 in Saint-Jérôme, Quebec) is a professional ice hockey goaltender for the New Jersey Devils of the National Hockey League.

Born the only child to Yves Danis and Ginette Boucher, Yann Danis grew up in Saint-Jérôme and attended École Secondaire St-Joseph. Danis spent 1998–1999 with the Cornwall Colts Junior "A" Team, while also going to the St. Joseph School. As the netminder for the Colts, he finished with the best goals against average both in the regular season and in the playoffs. He was also named to the Rookie All-Star Team and to the Academic All-Star Team. Danis helped his team to finish as regular season and playoff champions of the Central Junior "A" Hockey League. He led that same team to go on to win the Fred Page Cup as the Eastern Canadian Champions, finishing in fourth place overall in Canada Junior "A" Hockey. During the 1997–1998 season, he was named to the 17-year old all-star team with the Quebec Junior "AAA" Hockey League. He also played two years, 1995–1997, with Polyvalente of St. Jerome and one year, 1994–1995, with Cap Jeunesse and played a year St.Mairie Deavulix during the 1993-1994 season.

After receiving six scholarship offers to play hockey, Danis settled on Brown, determined to make education more important than his career. In a breakthrough 2003–04 campaign playing for the Bears of Brown University, the netminder from St. Jerome, QC, posted a 15–11–4 record along with a 1.81 GAA and .942 save percentage that ranked third and second in the nation, respectively. On the strength of those numbers and a season that helped lead Brown to its best ECAC finish since 1995, Danis ended the year under a shower of accolades, earning First Team Jofa All-American honors, INCH.com First Team All-America honors, All-USCHO First Team honors, New England Hockey Writers Association All-Star honors, and First Team All-ECAC and First Team All-Ivy honors. In addition, he was named the 2004 ECAC Player and Goaltender of the Year, the USCHO Defensive Player of the Year, and the Ivy League Player of the Year. He also took home the Leonard Fowle Award as the MVP of New England, as voted on by the New England Hockey Writers Association. As his team rolled through the season, Danis set ECAC records for single-season save percentage and career shutouts (13), and tied Kevin McCabe ('77) for the most career wins by a Bears goaltender with 43.

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