The Hockey News Daily Dish: Jan. 15

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Yesterday’s Action…

New York Rangers 1, Pittsburgh 4
– Evgeni Malkin had a hat trick and Ty Conklin made 43 saves.

News and Views…

Jeff Friesen was signed by Lake Erie of the American League.

Anaheim: Recalled Drew Miller from Portland.

Boston: Marc Savard was named an All-Star replacement for the injured Dany Heatley and is discussed by Fluto Shinzawa of the Boston Globe. (more…)

Brian Campbell won’t discuss a contract negotiation until after the season, writes John Vogl of the Buffalo News. (more…)

Calgary: As discussed by Jean Lefebvre in the Calgary Herald, Curtis Joseph signed with the Flames. (more…)

Carolina: Niclas Wallin is day-to-day with the flu.

Columbus: Fredrik Modin could return this week writes Tom Reed of the Columbus Dispatch. (more…)

Los Angeles:
Recalled Teddy Purcell and Peter Harrold from Manchester.

Nashville: Recalled Rich Peverley from Milwaukee.

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Pittsburgh: Tyler Kennedy returned after missing three games with an illness.

St. Louis: Recalled Marek Schwarz from Peoria and assigned Hannu Toivonen.

Paul Hunter of the Toronto Star writes John Ferguson’s days are numbered as GM. (more…)

The emergence of Mike Green as a solid defenseman has to do with the help of his partner Shaone Morrison, and vice versa, writes Tarik El-Bashir of the Washington Post. (more…)

What’s on tap…

Montreal at N.Y. Islanders, 7:00 p.m.
Ottawa at Washington, 7:00 p.m.
Vancouver at Columbus, 7:00 p.m.
Carolina at Toronto, 7:30 p.m.
Colorado at Tampa Bay, 7:30 p.m.
Atlanta at Detroit, 7:30 p.m.
Calgary at Nashville, 8:00 p.m.
Los Angeles at Edmonton, 9:00 p.m.
San Jose at Phoenix, 9:30 p.m.
Dallas at Anaheim, 10:00 p.m.

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