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The Hockey News Daily Dish: Feb. 18

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Jason Kay says the NHL could be a leader in drug testing and earn a polished image, in his blog.

Don Cherry is off base when he criticizes the delay of game rule for shooting the puck over the glass, writes Brian Costello in his blog.

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Yesterday’s Action…

Colorado 1, Chicago 2

- James Wisniewski had two assists and Patrick Lalime made 21 saves.

San Jose 1, New York Rangers 3 (story/highlights)

- Ryan Callahan had two goals and Henrik Lundqvist made 29 saves.

Detroit 0, Dallas 1 (story/highlights)

- Marty Turco earned a 28-save shutout and Niklas Hagman scored the only goal.

Pittsburgh 4, Buffalo 1 (story/highlights)

- Ty Conklin stopped 36 shots and Evgeni Malkin tallied two points.

Columbus 1, St. Louis 5 (story/highlights)

- Eric Brewer had four assists and Manny Legace turned aside 18 shots.

Montreal 5, Philadelphia 3 (story/highlights)

- Andrei Markov had three assists and Alexei Kovalev had a goal and two assists.

Calgary 2, Anaheim 4

- Ryan Getzlaf had a goal and an assist and J-S Giguere stopped 23 shots.

Nashville 4, Minnesota 5 (story/highlights)

- Marion Gaborik had two goals including the game-winner and Niklas Backstrom made 24 saves.

News and Views…

Atlanta: With Marian Hossa set to leave, Craig Custance of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, runs down the most likely teams to make an offer for him. (more...)

Calgary: David Moss is out indefinitely with a leg injury.

Colorado: Raymond Macias was assigned to Lake Erie.

Columbus: Sergei Fedorov was taken off the IR and Joakim Lindstrom was sent to Syracuse.

Los Angeles: Brian Boyle was assigned to Manchester and Lauri Tukonen was recalled.

Minnesota: Brian Rolston is day-to-day with an illness.

Nashville: Rich Peverley was assigned to Milwaukee and Jordin Tootoo returned from a hip flexor.

New York Rangers: Fedor Tyutiin signed a contract extension.

Philadelphia: Steve Downie and Joffrey Lupul are you indefinitely with injuries… Braydon Coburn returned to the lineup… Kyle Greentree was assigned to the Phantoms ad Jesse Boulerice and Denis Tolpeko were recalled.

San Jose: Doug Murray returned from a hip pointer.

Toronto: Is Colin Campbell in line to be the next GM of the Toronto Maple Leafs, wonders Damien Cox of the Toronto Star. (more...)

What’s on tap…

Carolina at New Jersey, 1:00 p.m.

San Jose at N.Y. Islanders, 2:00 p.m.

Detroit at Colorado, 8:00 p.m.

Phoenix at Los Angeles, 10:30 p.m.

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