The Hockey News Daily Dish: Jan. 6

Yesterday’s Action…

Washington 5, Montreal 4 (OT) (story/highlights)
– Alex Ovechkin scored two goals and Mike Green scored the overtime-winner.

Detroit 3, Dallas 0
– Dan Cleary had two points and Dominik Hasek earned a 22-save shutout.

Florida 0, Pittsburgh 3 (story/highlights)
– Evgeni Malkin and Sidney Crosby each had two points and Ty Conklin stopped all 35 Panther shots.

Philadelphia 3, Toronto 2 (highlights)
– Steve Downie scored his first career goal and Antero Niittymaki made 54 saves.

Tampa Bay 3, Ottawa 4 (OT)
– Randy Robitaille scored twice and Mike Fisher win the game in overtime.

New Jersey 3, Boston 4 (story/highlights)
– P-J Axelsson and Phil Kessel each had two-point nights.

Minnesota 1, Nashville 4
– Alexander Radulov had two points and Dan Ellis mad 29 saves.

Carolina 0, St. Louis 1
– Lee Stempniak scored for the Blues and Manny Legace had a 27-save shutout.

Anaheim 2, Phoenix 3 (SO)
– Peter Mueller had an assist and the only shootout goal.

New York Islanders 1, Colorado 2 (OT)
– Jordan Leopold and Marek Svatos scored, while Jose Theodore made 23 saves.

New York Rangers 2, Edmonton 3 (SO) (story/highlights)
– Shawn Horcoff has two points and Sam Gagner won the game in a shootout.

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Calgary 6, Los Angeles 4 (story/highlights)
– Kristian Huselius and Jarome Iginla each had three points.

Columbus 2, San Jose 3 (story/highlights)
– Pat Rissmiller scored twice and Evgeni Nabokov made 21 saves.

News and Views…

Boston: Recalled Tuukka Rask from Providence.

Calgary: Rhett Warrener returned after missing 19 games, but Adrian Aucoin is day-to-day with a groin injury.

Carolina: Niclas Wallin and Andrew Ladd are day-to-day.

Chicago: Assigned Petri Kontiola to Rockford and recalled Troy Brouwer.

Dallas: Sergei Zubov returned from a hand injury.

Sheldon Souray and Ales Hemsky returned from injuries.

New York Rangers: Brendan Shanahan returned to the lineup after missing one game.

Shane Doan returned from a minor hand injury.

St. Louis:
Andy McDonald and Barret Jackman returned form injuries… Assigned Steven Wagner to Peoria.

Tampa Bay: Kyle Wanvig was recalled from Norfolk.

Toronto: Mark Bell is out indefinitely with a fractured orbital bone.

Washington: Brian Pothier is day-to-day with an upper body injury,

What’s on tap…

Buffalo at Atlanta, 2:00 p.m.
Detroit at Chicago, 7:00 p.m.

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