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Detroit 2, Anaheim 1 (story/highlights)
– Valtteri Filppula scored the game-winner and Dominik Hasek made 24 saves.
St. Louis 2, Vancouver 3 (SO) (story/highlights)
– Mattias Ohlund scored twice and Daniel Sedin scored the shootout-winner.
News and Views…
Atlanta: Recalled Brett Stirling and Jim Slater from Chicago… Ilya Kovalchuk was suspended one game for his hit from behind on Michal Rozsival. (more…)
Buffalo: Maxim Afinogenov and Tim Connolly are frustrated about their injuries and don’t know when they’ll be back get, writes John Vogl of the Buffalo News. (more…)
Calgary: Eric Nystrom returned from injury and was assigned to Quad City.
Carolina: Rachel Carter of the Raleigh News and Observer writes about the early success Sergei Samsonov has had in Carolina. (more…)
Colorado: David Jones was assigned to Lake Erie.
Columbus: Mark Methot was assigned to Syracuse.
Dallas: Brandon Crombeen was assigned to Iowa.
Minnesota: John Shipley of the Minnesota Pioneer Press talks about Brian Rolston and the success he has had using the slapshot in the shootout. (more…)
New Jersey: Cam Janssen returned after missing 48 games with a shoulder injury and assigned to Lowell for conditioning.
New York Rangers: Brian Leetch will have his jersey retired by the New York Rangers, and is discussed in the New York Times by Lynn Zinser. (more…)
Pittsburgh: Tyler Kennedy is out indefinitely with mononucleosis.
St. Louis: Ryan Johnson is day-to-day with a foot injury… Recalled Yan Stastny from Peoria.
Toronto: A key to the new Leafs puzzle of finding a full-time GM is lawyer Gord Kirke, writes David Shoalts of the Globe and Mail. (more…)
Washington: Shaone Morrison returned from a foot injury.
What’s on tap…
N.Y. Islanders at Boston, 7:00 p.m.
Montreal at New Jersey, 7:00 p.m.
Atlanta at N.Y. Rangers, 7:00 p.m.
Pittsburgh at Philadelphia, 7:00 p.m.
Toronto at Washington, 7:00 p.m.
Ottawa at Tampa Bay, 7:30 p.m.
Edmonton at Florida, 7:30 p.m.
Columbus at Chicago, 8:30 p.m.
Buffalo at Dallas, 8:30 p.m.
Minnesota at Colorado, 9:00 p.m.
Nashville at Phoenix, 9:00 p.m.
Anaheim at Los Angeles, 10:30 p.m.
St. Louis at San Jose, 10:30 p.m.
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