The Hockey News Daily Dish: Nov. 25

Yesterday’s Action…

Buffalo 3, Montreal 0 (story/highlights)
– Jocelyn Thibault made 24 saves to shutout his former team.

Boston 1, N.Y. Islanders 2
– Rick DiPietro stopped 20 and Richard Park scored the game-winner.

Carolina 2, Washington 5
– Michael Nylander had three points and Alex Ovechkin scored twice.

Detroit 2, Columbus 3 (SO)
– Nikolai Zherdev scored in regulation and added the shootout winner.

Toronto 1, Phoenix 5 (story/highlights)
– Radim Vrbata had two points and Ilya Bryzgalov won his fourth in a row in Phoenix.

Philadelphia 4, Ottawa 3 (story/highlights)
– Daniel Briere had two assists and the game-winning goal and Antero Niittymaki earned the win.

Atlanta 0, Pittsburgh 5 (story/highlights)
– Sergei Gonchar had three assists and Marc-Andre Fleury had a 28-save shutout.

New Jersey 3, Tampa Bay 2
– Brian Gionta scored twice in the second period and Martin Brodeur stopped 34 shots.

Minnesota 4, Nashville 3 (story/highlights)
– Branko Radivojevic scored the winner with under two minutes left in regultion.

Calgary 5, Colorado 2 (story/highlights)
– Matthew Lombardi had a goal and an assist, while Jarome Iginla added two assists.

Chicago 2, Edmonton 3 (SO) (story/highlights)
– Sam Gagner scored the shootout winner as the Oilers improved to 6-1 in that frame of the game this year.

Los Angeles 2, San Jose 1 (story/highlights)
– Dustin Brown and Anze Kopitar each had two-points and Jason LaBarbera made 26 saves.

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News and Views…

Milan Lucic is day-to-day with a head injury… Assigned Nathan Saunders to Providence.

Buffalo: Dick Tarnstrom left Saturday’s game and did not return after being hit by Dustin Byfuglien.

Calgary: Kevin Lalande re-assigned to Las Vegas of the East Coast League.

Carolina: Mike Commodore is day-to-day with a broken finger… Daniel Manzato assigned to Albany.

Chicago: Tuomo Ruutu is day-to-day with flu symptoms.

Dallas: Joel Lundqvist and Brad Winchester re-called from Iowa and Aaron Gagnon was assigned to the American League team.

Matt Ellis had headaches and is day-to-day.

Los Angeles:
Kyle Calder and Raitis Ivanans returned to the lineup… Alexander Frolov and Scott Thornton are listed as day-today.

New York Rangers:
Assigned Ivan Baranka to Hartford.

Ottawa: Randy Robitaille returned after missing two games with a hand injury.

San Jose: Craig Rivet and Milan Michalek both returned from their injuries.

Tampa Bay: Filip Kuba is day-to-day with an abdominal strain.

Vancouver: Assigned Luc Bourdon to Manitoba.

What’s on tap…

Dallas at N.Y. Rangers, 1:00 p.m.
Calgary at St. Louis, 6:00 p.m.
Los Angeles at Anaheim, 8:00 p.m.
Chicago at Vancouver, 10:00 p.m.

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