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The Hockey News Daily Dish: Feb. 3

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Yesterday’s Action…

New York Islanders 1, Montreal 4

- Alex Kovalev had a goal and an assist and Cristobal Huet made 29 saves.

Minnesota 4, Columbus 1 (story/highlights)

- Marian Gaborik had two goals and Niklas Backstrom had 33 saves.

Chicago 2, San Jose 3 (SO) (story/highlights)

- Joe Thornton had two assists and Nikolai Khabibulin had 38 saves.

Ottawa 2, Toronto 4 (story/highlights)

- Dominic Moore and Jason Blake each had a goal and an assist.

Atlanta 2, Washington 0 (story/highlights)

- Kari Lehtonen earned a 36-save shutout and Todd White had a goal.

Detroit 3, Boston 1 (story/highlights)

- Henrik Zetterberg and Pavel Datsyuk each had a goal and an assist.

Los Angeles 3, New Jersey 6 (story/highlights)

- Colin White and Travis Zajac each had a two-point night.

Anaheim 0, Philadelphia 3 (story/highlights)

- Mike Knuble had a hat trick and Martin Biron stopped 27 saves for shutout.

Florida 3, Tampa Bay 2

- Richard Zednik scored the game-winning goal and Tomas Vokoun stopped 44 shots.

Carolina 1, Pittsburgh 4 (story/highlights)

- Evgeni Malkin had three points and Ty Conklin stopped 27 shots.

Phoenix 2, Nashville 3 (OT)

- Alex Radulov had a goal, Martin Erat had two points and Dan Ellis turned away 35 shots.

Colorado 6, St. Louis 4 (story/highlights)

- T.J. Hensick had two goals and Wojtek Wolski had two assists.

Dallas 2, Calgary 1 (story/highlights)

- Marty Turco made 31 saves and Niklas Hagman scored the game-winner.

News and Views…

Anaheim: Mathieu Schneider has a sprained wrist and is day-to-day.

Boston: Marco Sturm missed a game with the flu.

Buffalo: John Vogl of the Buffalo News writes about the sigh of relief in Buffalo after it was learned Ryan Miller would not have to miss time. He left Friday's game and did not return. (more...)

Colorado: Marek Svatos is day-to-day with a groin injury, while Kurt Sauer returned after missing 28 games with a concussion.

Florida: Jozef Stumpel is day-to-day with a separated shoulder… Recalled David Brine from Rochester.

Los Angeles: Recalled Peter Harrold and Brian Boyle... Rob Blake is expected to miss two weeks with a fractured ankle according to the Los Angeles Daily News. (more...)

Nashville: Jason Arnott is day-to-day with a charlie horse.

New York Islanders: Tim Jackman was assigned to Bridgeport… Ruslan Fedotenko and Andy Sutton both came back after missing two games with the flu.

New York Rangers: Recalled Ryan Callahan.

Ottawa: Chris Phillips is day-to-day with the flu.

Phoenix: Keith Yandle missed two games with a knee injury.

Pittsburgh: Colby Armstrong returned from the flu.

St. Louis: Christian Backman is day-to-day with a left foot injury.

Toronto: Boyd Devereaux returned from a wrist injury that kept him out two games… Recalled Robbie Earl from the Marlies.

What’s on tap…

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

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