New York Rangers 2, Philadelphia 0 (story/highlights)
- Scott Gomez and Nigel Dawes had two points each and Steve Valiquette turned aside all 31 shots.
Los Angeles 2, Pittsburgh 4 (story/highlights)
- Evgeni Malkin had two goals and an assist and Dany Sabourin stopped 26 shots.
Detroit 2, Toronto 3 (OT) (story/highlights)
- Tomas Kaberle had two assists and Vesa Toskala made 32 saves.
New York Islanders 3, Minnesota 4 (OT) (story/highlights)
- Brian Rolston scored twice and Brent Burns won the game in overtime.
Carolina 1, New Jersey 6 (story/highlights)
- Paul Martin scored two goals and Martin Brodeur made 22 saves.
Florida 6, Boston 3 (story/highlights)
- Richard Zednik scored twice and Tomas Vokoun made 38 saves.
Edmonton 1, Calgary 4 (story/highlights)
- Owen Nolan had two goals and Kristian Huselius had two assists.
Montreal 1, Ottawa 6 (story/highlights)
- Jason Spezza had a hat trick along with three assists and Daniel Alfredsson and Dany Heatley combined for nine points.
Nashville 3, San Jose 4 (story/highlights)
- Jonathan Cheechoo had three goals and an assist and Joe Thornton put up three helpers.
Colorado 6, Vancouver 2 (story/highlights)
- Marek Svatos scored two and added an assist and Wojtek Wolski assisted on three goals.
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News and Views…
Atlanta: Niclas Havelid returned from the flu.
Buffalo: Drew Stafford is out indefinitely with a right ankle injury.
Chicago: Jonathan Toews is expected back in the Chicago lineup Sunday. (more...)
Columbus: Sent Steve Mason to Kitchener of the Ontario League… Aaron Portzline of the Columbus Dispatch writes Ken Hitchcock won’t rush a return for Pascal Leclaire. (more...)
Dallas: Philippe Boucher will be out until late February with a shoulder injury.
Detroit: Dan Cleary is out until April with a broken jaw after a puck struck him in the face and Jiri Hudler is day-to-day with an illness.
Florida: Ville Peltonen returned from a foot injury that sat him out of 24 games.
Los Angeles: Dustin Brown returned after missing two games for personal reasons.
Minnesota: Mark Parrish and Sean Hill returned to the lineup from their injuries.
Nashville: Martin Erat is day-to-day with back spasms.
New York Islanders: Miroslav Satan returned to the lineup and the team sent Jeremy Colliton to Bridgeport.
Ottawa: Daniel Alfredsson returned from a hip injury that had him out of four games.
Philadelphia: Scottie Upshall is day-to-day with a sprained ankle… Joffrey Lupul returned from a mild concussion.
Phoenix: Bill Thomas was assigned to San Antonio.
Pittsburgh: Joe Starkey of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review talks about the reign of Michel Therrien. (more...)
Tampa Bay: Signed Kevin Quick to a tryout contract with the Norfolk Admirals.
Toronto: Alex Steen returned from a shoulder injury… Kris Newbury was assigned to the Marlies.
Vancouver: Ryan Shannon was recalled from Manitoba.
What’s on tap…
Philadelphia at Pittsburgh, 1:00 p.m.
N.Y. Rangers at Washington, 1:00 p.m.
Anaheim at Detroit, 1:00 p.m.
Los Angeles at Columbus, 6:00 p.m.
Minnesota at St. Louis, 6:00 p.m.
Florida at Buffalo, 7:00 p.m.
Nashville at Phoenix, 8:00 p.m.
Chicago at Vancouver, 10:00 p.m.
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