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The Hockey News Daily Dish: Feb. 4

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Jason Kay asks if the All-Star Game itself has changed or if it’s perceived differently as we get older. (more...)

Ken Campbell says Steve Yzerman will be named GM of Team Canada for the World Championship, and will one day want to become a GM in the NHL. (more...)

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Yesterday’s Action…

New York Rangers 5, Montreal 3 (story/highlights)

- Chris Drury and Martin Straka each had a goal and an assist, while Henrik Lundqvist made 25 saves.

News and Views…

Anaheim: The Ducks are going to be careful when it comes to moving Edmonton’s first round draft pick, but will make it available, writes Eric Stephens of the Los Angeles Times. (more...)

Calgary: Randy Sportak of the Calgary Sun writes that Curtis Joseph will get his first start as a Flame this week. (more...)

Florida: Stefan Meyer was recalled from Rochester.

New York Rangers: Brendan Shanahan is day-to-day with general soreness.

Ottawa: Allen Panzeri of the Ottawa Sun talks about the latest scuffle in Sens practice; this one involving Chris Neil and Ray Emery. (more...)

After meeting with Peter Forsberg, GM Paul Holmgren says he can’t get a read on whether or not “Foppa” will return to the NHL, writes Tim Panaccio of the Philadelphia Inquirer. (more...)

Pittsburgh: Jonathan Filewich and Alain Nasreddine were assigned to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.

San Jose: Doug Murray is day-to-day with a hip pointer.

Tony Salmelainen was assigned to the Marlies.

What’s on tap…

Calgary at Edmonton, 9:00 p.m.

Pittsburgh at New Jersey, 7:00 p.m.

Phoenix at Colorado, 9:00 p.m. 

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