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The Hockey News Daily Dish: Feb. 2

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Yesterday’s Action…

New York Rangers 3, New Jersey 1 (story/highlights)

- Chris Drury had two goals and Henrik Lundqvist stopped 33 shots.

Colorado 0, Detroit 2 (story/highlights)

- Pavel Datsyuk had two assists and Dominik Hasek had a 15-save shutout.

Buffalo 4, Atlanta 5 (SO)

- Bobby Holik and Tobias Enstrom had two-point nights, while Eric Perrin scored the only shootout-goal to clinch the win.

Vancouver 3, Florida 4 (SO) (story/highlights)

- Stephen Weiss had a goal and an assist, Ruslan Salei had two assists, and Nathan Horton scored the shootout-winner.

Anaheim 0, St. Louis 1 (SO) (story/highlights)

- Andy McDonald and Brad Boyes converted in the shootout and Manny Legace stopped 30 shots for the shutout.

Dallas 4, Edmonton 1

- Mike Ribeiro had two assists and Marty Turco stopped 32 shots.

News and Views…

Anaheim: Mathieu Schneider is day-to-day with a wrist injury.

Atlanta: Slava Kozlov likes it in Atlanta, so don’t expect him to waive his no-trade clause by the deadline, writes Criag Custance of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. (more...)

Pascal Pelletier was assigned to Providence.

Buffalo: Drew Stafford is day-to-day with a sprained right ankle…. John Vogl of the Buffalo News writes that Ryan Miller suffered a leg injury Friday night and couldn’t finish the game. (more...)

Carolina: Joe Jensen was assigned to Albany.

Chicago: Assigned Mike Brodeur and Adam Hobson to the ECHL… Chris Kuc of the Chicago Tribune writes how the Blackhawks are not shopping Martin Havlat around the league. (more...)

Assigned Johnny Boychuk to Lake Erie.

Columbus: Acquired Dick Tarnstrom from the Oilers. (more...)

Dallas: Jere Lehtinen returned after missing 33 games with a sports hernia.

Brett Lebda returned from a wrist injury that had him miss a game.

Edmonton: Acquired Curtis Glencross from the Blue Jackets… Shawn Horcoff is day-to-day with a shoulder injury, while Geoff Sanderson returned after missing 11 games with a back injury.

Florida: Jordan Henry was re-assigned to Rochester.

Los Angeles: Kevin Dallman was assigned to Manchester.

Nashville: Re-signed J.P. Dumont to a four-year $16 million deal. (story/analysis)

New Jersey: Jamie Langenbrunner returned after missing a game with the flu.

New York Rangers: Marek Malik is day-to-day with a knee injury.

Philadelphia: Jesse Bolerice was assigned to the Phantoms.

Assigned David Gove to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.

Toronto: John Pohl is day-to-day with an ankle injury… Nikolai Antropov was suspended three games.

What’s on tap…

N.Y. Islanders at Montreal, 2:00 p.m.

Detroit at Boston, 7:00 p.m.

Ottawa at Toronto, 7:00 p.m.

Los Angeles at New Jersey, 7:00 p.m.

Anaheim at Philadelphia, 7:00 p.m.

Atlanta at Washington, 7:00 p.m.

Minnesota at Columbus, 7:00 p.m.

Carolina at Pittsburgh, 7:30 p.m.

Florida at Tampa Bay, 7:30 p.m.

Phoenix at Nashville, 8:00 p.m.

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

Dallas at Calgary, 10:00 p.m.

Chicago at San Jose, 10:30 p.m.

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