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News and Views…
Anaheim: Chris Pronger was suspended eight games for stomping on the leg of Ryan Kesler.
Atlanta: Assigned Dan Turple to Grand Rapids.
Carolina: Recalled Joe Jensen and Patrick Dwyer from Albany.
Colorado: Assigned Jeff Jillson to Lake Erie and recalled Wyatt Smith… Scott Parker is day-to-day with an ankle injury, but Ryan Smyth returned from a head injury.
Detroit: Aaron Downey is day-to-day with the flu, while Andreas Lilja returned from the illness… Recalled Mattias Ritola from Grand Rapids.
Edmonton: Joni Pitkanen returned to the lineup.
Minnesota: Steve Kelly is day-to-day with an ankle injury… John Shipley of the St. Paul Pioneer Press talks about the nomination of Aaron Voros for the Bill Masterton Trophy. (more…)
New Jersey: Patrik Elias is day-to-day with a knee injury.
New York Rangers: John Dellapina of the New York Daily News discusses the uncertain future of Jaromir Jagr. (more…)
Philadelphia: Randy Jones is day-to-day with a hip flexor… Mike Richards and Sami Kapanen returned from injury.
Toronto: Mats Sundin is day-to-day with a strained groin… Mark Bell returned after missing 31 games with an orbital fracture.
Vancouver: Byron Ritchie is day-to-day with a shoulder injury.
What’s on tap…
Philadelphia at Pittsburgh, 12:00 p.m.
Boston at Washington, 3:00 p.m.
Ottawa at Carolina, 3:00 p.m.
Detroit at Columbus, 3:00 p.m.
Calgary at Chicago, 3:00 p.m.
Atlanta at Florida, 5:00 p.m.
Edmonton at San Jose, 8:00 p.m.
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