The Hockey News Daily Dish: Jan. 13

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Yesterday’s Action…

Boston 4, Philadelphia 3 (OT) (story/highlights)
– Zdeno Chara had three assists and Alex Auld made 21 saves.

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)
– Nikolai Zherdev scored the shootout-winner and Pascal Leclaire made 26 saves.

Pittsburgh 2, Atlanta 3 (SO)
– Mark Recchi had an assist and scored the shootout-winner against his former team.

New Jersey 3, Buffalo 2 (SO)
– 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
– 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
– Brad Richards scored twice and Johan Holmqvist made 27 saves.

Toronto 2, San Jose 3
– 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…)

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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.

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.

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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