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Dallas 3, Los Angeles 4 (SO) (story/highlights)
– Patrick O’Sullivan and Anze Kopitar had one point each and both scored shootout goals.
Nashville 1, Columbus 2 (SO) (story/highlights)
– Nikolai Zherdev scored the shootout-winner and Pascal Leclaire made 26 saves.
Pittsburgh 2, Atlanta 3 (SO) (story/highlights)
– Mark Recchi had an assist and scored the shootout-winner against his former team.
New Jersey 3, Buffalo 2 (SO) (story/highlights)
– Patrick Elias scored the shootout-winner and Martin Brodeur made 21 saves.
Detroit 2, Ottawa 3 (story/highlights)
– Daniel Alfredsson score twice and Ray Emery made 27 saves.
Montreal 1, New York Rangers 4 (story/highlights)
– Nigel Dawes and Petr Prucha had two points each.
Colorado 5, Carolina 4 (story/highlights)
– Marek Svatos had two late goals and Tyler Arnason assisted on both of them.
Tampa Bay 5, Florida 3 (story/highlights)
– Brad Richards scored twice and Johan Holmqvist made 27 saves.
Toronto 2, San Jose 3 (story/highlights)
– Patrick Marleau and Joe Thornton each had two points and Evgeni Nabokov made 23 saves.
News and Views…
Anaheim: Jean-Philippe Levasseur was assigned to Portland.
Atlanta: Craig Custance of the Atlanta Journal and Constitution talks about the possibility of Marian Hossa on the trade market. (more…)
Boston: P.J. Axelsson is day-to-day with a foot injury.
Buffalo: Jaroslav Spacek is day-to-day with back spasms.
Carolina: Brandon Nolan and Tim Conboy were recalled from Albany.
Columbus: Sergei Fedoro is day-to-day with a hip pointer.
Dallas: Sergei Zubov is day-to-day with a bruised foot.
Florida: Tanner Glass was recalled from Rochester… Jozef Stumpel is day-to-day with a shoulder injury.
Los Angeles: Jon Klemm was assigned to Manchester.
New York Rangers: Brendan Shanahan is day-to-day with a back injury… Martin Straka returned after missing two games.
Ottawa: TSN is reporting that Dany Heatley suffered a shoulder separation Saturday and will miss 4-6 weeks. (more…)
Philadelphia: Scottie Upshall returned after missing five games with an ankle injury.
Toronto: Assigned Justin Pogge to the Marlies.
Washington: Assigned Frederic Cassivi to Hershey and recalled Brent Johnson.
What’s on tap…
Philadelphia at Washington, 1:00 p.m.
N.Y. Islanders at Ottawa, 7:00 p.m.
Colorado at Florida, 5:00 p.m.
Vancouver at St. Louis, 6:00 p.m.
Phoenix at Minnesota, 6:00 p.m.
Chicago at Nashville, 8:00 p.m.
Calgary at Edmonton, 8:00 p.m.
San Jose at Anaheim, 8:00 p.m.
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