Washington 0, Boston 2 (story/highlights)
– Zdeno Chara and Glen Metropolit each had two points and Tim Thomas had a 31-save shutout.
Tampa Bay 3, Montreal 6 (story/highlights)
– Chris Higgins and Michael Ryder each had three-point nights.
News and Views…
Anaheim: Drew Miller was assigned to Portland.
Atlanta: Kevin Doell was recalled from Chicago.
Boston: Matt Hunwick was sent to Providence.
Carolina: Placed John Grahame on waivers… Recalled Keith Aucoin, Brandon Nolan and Michael Leighton… Scott Walker is day-to-day with a knee injury.
Chicago: Assigned Sergei Samsonov to Rockford… Jonathan Toews will miss four weeks with a sprained knee.
Colorado: Ryan Smyth will miss eight weeks with a fractured right ankle.
Columbus: Michael Peca returned to the lineup after missing five games.
Detroit: Assigned Derek Meech to Grand Rapids.
Edmonton: Sheldon Souray is day-to-day with a shoulder injury… Terry Jones of the Edmonton Sun talks about the resignation of Cal Nichols as governor of the team. (more…)
Florida: Assigned Martin Lojek to Rochester and recalled Anthony Stewart.
Minnesota: The Wild’s weak penalty-killing and focus scoring has hurt the team, writes John Shipley of the St. Paul Pioneer Press. (more…)
Montreal: Saku Koivu returned to the lineup after missing a game with a virus.
Nashville: Ryan Suter and David Legwand returned to the lineup… Josh Langfeld was assigned to Milwaukee.
New York Islanders: Mike Sillinger and Rick DiPietro both returned to the lineup.
New York Rangers: Petr Prucha returned after missing two games… Brendan Shanahan is day-to-day with a neck injury.
Ottawa: Assigned Nick Foligno to Binghamton.
Philadelphia: Placed Rory Fitzpatrick and Jim Dowd on waivers… Recalled Stefan Ruzicka… Bob Ford of the Philadelphia Inquirer talks about the special 22-year-old Mike Richards. (more…)
Phoenix: Shane Doan is day-to-day with a hand injury… Craig Weller returned after missing time with a concussion.
St. Louis: The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that prospect T.J. Oshie was arrested for disorderly conduct and suspended by the University of North Dakota. (more…)
Washington: Tom Poti and Alexander Semin are both day-to-day.
What’s on tap…
Philadelphia at New Jersey, 7:00 p.m.
Ottawa at Buffalo, 7:30 p.m.
Carolina at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m.
Chicago at Anaheim, 10:00 p.m.
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