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The Hockey News Daily Dish: Feb. 1

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Yesterday’s Action…

Toronto 2, Carolina 3 (OT)

- Rod Brind’Amour scored the overtime-winner and Cam Ward turned aside 24 shots.

Los Angeles 3, New York Islanders 1 (story/highlights)

- Rob Blake scored the clincher and Jason LaBarbera stopped 28.

New York Rangers 4, Philadelphia 0 (story/highlights)

- Fedor Tyutin had two assists and Steve Valiquette stopped 20 shots for his first shutout.

Montreal 4, Washington 5 (story/highlights)

- Alex Ovechkin had four goals and an assist and Mike Green added two points.

Vancouver 3, Tampa Bay 4 (story/highlights)

- Martin St-Louis had three assists and Karri Ramo made 23 saves.

Boston 4, Ottawa 1 (story/highlights)

- Marc Savard and Milan Lucic had two points while Tim Thomas stopped 30 shots.

Columbus 2, Nashville 4 (story/highlights)

- Dan Hamhuis had two assists and Chris Mason made 31 saves.

News and Views…

Atlanta: Ilya Kovalchuk is day-to-day with a knee injury suffered against the Penguins and is expected to miss at least two games… Recalled Brett Sterling from Chicago.

Boston: P.J. Axelsson returned from a foot injury and Marco Sturm is day-to-day with the flu.

Calgary: Brad Cole and Gord Baldwin were assigned to Las Vegas of the East Coast League.

Colorado: Jose Theodore is day-to-day with a back injury… Recalled Tyler Weiman from Lake Erie and placed Matt Hussey on waivers.

Columbus: Fredrik Modin is day-to-day with a back injury… Adam Foot returned from the flu… Assigned Dan LaCosta to Syracuse.

Detroit: Niklas Kronwall is day-to-day with a sprained shoulder.

Minnesota: Morten Madsen was assigned to Texas of the ECHL.

Nashville: Darcy Hordichuk and David Legwand returned from injuries… Re-signed Jordin Tootoo to a two-year contract extension.

New York Islanders: Jeff Dwyer was re-assigned to Bridgeport.

Ottawa: Jim McKenzie was assigned to Binghamton while Josh Hennessy was recalled.

Pittsburgh: Jonathan D’Aversa was assigned to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.

Toronto: Nik Antropov was suspended three games for abuse of an official during their game with the Hurricanes.

Vancouver: Roberto Luongo returned to the lineup after missing a game for personal reasons… Sami Salo is day-to-day with a groin injury.

What’s on tap…

N.Y. Rangers at New Jersey, 7:00 p.m.

Buffalo at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m.

Vancouver at Florida, 7:30 p.m.

Colorado at Detroit, 7:30 p.m.

Anaheim at St. Louis, 8:30 p.m.

Dallas at Edmonton, 9:00 p.m.

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