Phoenix 5, New York Rangers 1 (story/highlights)
– Joel Perrault had two goals and an assist, while Ilya Bryzgalov made 34 saves.
Philadelphia 2, New Jersey 4 (story/highlights)
– John Madden had three points and Martin Brodeur made 29 saves.
Florida 3, Chicago 1 (story/highlights)
– Jay Bouwmeester had two points and Tomas Vokoun had 44 saves.
San Jose 2, Anaheim 1 (SO) (story/highlights)
– Doug Weight got an assist in his Duck debut, but Joe Thornton scored the shootout-winner in the sixth round.
News and Views…
Atlanta: Assigned Darren Haydar to Chicago… Bill Tiller of the Atlanta Journal and Constitution suggests it’s time Don Waddell finds his team a new head coach. (more…)
Boston: Activated Tim Thomas and assigned Tuukka Rask to Providence.
Calgary: Wayne Primeau returned after missing 25 games with a sprained ankle.
Carolina: Recalled Andrew Ladd from Albany.
Colorado: Kurt Sauer is out indefinitely with a concussion.
Columbus: Aaron Portzline of the Columbus Dispatch suggests that with a strong finish, Ken Hitchcock should be in the running for the Jack Adams Award. (more…)
Edmonton: Bob Stauffer of the Edmonton Sun says that Daryl Katz is the right owner at the right time and EIG should sell. (more…)
Florida: Brett McLean returned from a hand injury and Ville Peltonen is day-to-day with a foot injury.
Los Angeles: Lisa Dillman of the Los Angeles Times writes that Jason LaBarbera should start Monday after missing time with a rib injury. (more…)
Nashville: Jonathon Blum was signed to an entry-level contract… John Glennon of The Tennessean writes that Craig Leopold may have in interest in buying the Minnesota Wild. (more…)
New Jersey: Paul Martin returned afer sitting out a game with lower body injury.
New York Rangers: Marcel Hossa is day-to-day with the flu… Assigned Ryan Callahan to Hartford and recalled Greg Moore and Nigel Dawes.
Ottawa: Mike Fisher is day-to-day with an abdominal strain.
Pittsburgh: Mike Prisuta of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review writes that with the injury to Marc-Andre Fleury, it is a perfect opportunity for Dany Sabourin to make a mark. (more…)
St. Louis: Joshua Soares was assigned to Peoria.
Tampa Bay: Tampa Tribune writer Carter Gaddis expects a new offer to purchase the team from producer Oren Koules. (more…)
Toronto: Kevin McGran of the Toronto Star says the injury to Bryan McCabe is a huge loss for the club, because no one can replace what he brings. (more…)
Washington: Assigned Joe Motzko to Hershey.
What’s on tap…
Washington at Detroit, 7:00 p.m.
Colorado at Los Angeles, 10:30 p.m.