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The Hockey News Daily Dish: Feb. 17

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Yesterday’s Action…

Buffalo 1, New York Rangers 5 (story/highlights)

- Sean Avery scored two goals and Henrik Lundqvist made 29 saves.

Boston 3, Toronto 4 (OT) (story/highlights)

- Darcy Tucker had three points and Vesa Toskala turned aside 24 shots.

New Jersey 3, Ottawa 2

- Martin Brodeur made 37 saves and Aaron Asham scored two goals.

Philadelphia 0, Montreal 1 (story/highlights)

- Carey Price made 34 saves for his first career shutout and Andrei Kostitsyn scored the only goal.

Atlanta 1, New York Islanders 4 (story/highlights)

- Sean Bergenheim had two points and Rick DiPietro only had to make nine saves.

Florida 4, Carolina 5 (story/highlights)

- Eric Staal and Andrew Ladd each had two-point nights.

Washington 3, Tampa Bay 2

- Alexander Semin had two points, including the game-winning goal and Olaf Kolzig made 39 saves.

St. Louis 1, Nashville 2 (OT) (story/highlights)

- Dan Ellis made 18 saves and Shea Weber scored the overtime-winner.

Los Angeles 3, Phoenix 4 (story/highlights)

- Ed Jovanovski had three points and Shane Doan assisted on two goals.

Edmonton 2, Vancouver 4 (story/highlights)

- Henrik Sedin had three assists, Daniel Sedin had a goal and an assist and Roberto Luongo made 24 saves.

News and Views…

Atlanta: Alexei Zhitnik is day-to-day with the flu.

Boston: Chuck Kobasew returned after missing one game with a back injury.

Carolina: Matt Cullen returned after missing seven games due to dizziness… Assigned Joey Mormina to Albany.

Chicago: Assigned Mike Brodeur to Rockford.

Colorado: Assigned Jason Bacashihua to Lake Erie.

Dallas: Recalled Dan Jancevski from Iowa.

Edmonton: Joni Pitkanen is day-to-day with a hip injury… Kevin Lowe may be a buyer, not a seller, at the trade deadline, writes Bob Stauffer of the Edmonton Sun. (more...)

Florida: Brian Biggane of the Palm Beach Post writes that trading Olli Jokinen is a tough decision, but it should happen now. (more...)

Los Angeles: Mike Cammalleri returned from the flu.

Montreal: Roman Hamrlik returned to the lineup after missing five games.

Nashville: J-P Dumont is day-to-day with an undisclosed injury.

New York Rangers:
Petr Prucha is day-to-day with a shoulder injury… Brendan Shanahan and Marek Malik returned from injury…Assigned Marcel Hossa to Hartford… Re-signed Dan Girardi to a two-year contract extension.

Ottawa: Joe Corvo returned after missing a game with the flu.

Philadelphia: Scottie Upshall returned from a sprained right ankle.

St. Louis: Dan Hinote is day-to-day with a hip injury.

Toronto: Reid Cashman was assigned to the Marlies.

What’s on tap…

Pittsburgh at Buffalo, 1:00 p.m.

San Jose at N.Y. Rangers, 1:00 p.m.

Colorado at Chicago, 1:00 p.m.

Detroit at Dallas, 1:00 p.m.

Columbus at St. Louis, 6:00 p.m.

Montreal at Philadelphia, 7:00 p.m.

Nashville at Minnesota, 8:00 p.m.

Calgary at Anaheim, 8:00 p.m.

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