Pittsburgh 3, New York Islanders 2 (highlights)
- Tyler Kennedy had two assists and Dany Sabourin had 27 saves.
Washington 3, Tampa Bay 2 (story/highlights)
- Brian Pothier had two points, including the game-winning goal.
Nashville 1, Colorado 3 (story/highlights)
- Ryan Smyth had two points and Peter Budaj made 31 saves.
News and Views…
Anaheim: Bruno St. Jacques and Geoff Platt were assigned to Portland, while Bobby Ryan was recalled.
Carolina: Cory Stillman left Saturday’s with a knee injury.
Edmonton: Raffi Torres is day-to-day with a knee injury… Geoff Sanderson returned after missing seven games with a groin injury.
Los Angeles: Alexander Frolov returned after missing 11 games with a groin injury.
Montreal: Guillaume Latendresse is out with an upper body injury, while Cristobal Huet returned… Jaroslav Halak was assigned to Hamilton.
New Jersey: Paul Martin is day-to-day with a lower body injury.
New York Islanders: Andrew MacDonald was reassigned to Utah.
Ottawa: Mike Fisher left Saturday’s game with an abdominal strain… Brian McGrattan is day-to-day… Recalled Cody Bass from Binghamton.
Philadelphia: Kimmo Timonen is day-to-day with a lower body injury and Derian Hatcher returned from a knee injury.
Pittsburgh: Sergei Gonchar is day-to-day with an illness… Recalled Connor James from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.
Tampa Bay: Craig MacDonald returned after missing seven games for personal reasons… Chris Gratton is day-to-day with a hip injury.
Toronto: Bryan McCabe will be out 6-8 weeks with a broken hand. (more...)
Vancouver: Ryan Kesler returned to the lineup after missing a game with the flu.
What’s on tap…
Philadelphia at New Jersey, 5:00 p.m.
Phoenix at N.Y. Rangers, 5:00 p.m.
Calgary at St. Louis, 6:00 p.m.
Florida at Chicago, 7:00 p.m.
San Jose at Anaheim, 8:00 p.m.
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