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The Hockey News Daily Dish: Jan. 12

Yesterday’s Action…



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

- Nikolai Zherdev had two goals, while Adam Foote and David Vyborny both had three assists.

Minnesota 5, Chicago 2 (story/highlights)

- Marion Gaborik scored twice and Josh Harding made 41 saves.



New York Islanders 5, Calgary 4 (SO)
(story/highlights)

- Mike Sillinger scored twice and Richard Park netted the shootout-winner.



Phoenix 4, Vancouver 3
(story/highlights)

- Niko Kapanen scored the eventual game-winner and Ilya Bryzgalov made 17 saves.

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News and Views…

The Eastern Conference reserves were named for the All-Star Game in Atlanta. (more...)

Anaheim: Assigned Matt Christie to Augusta of the ECHL.



Boston:
Assigned Matt Lashoff to Providence and recalled Vladimir Sobotka.

Carolina: Brandon Nolan was assigned to Albany.

Columbus: Pascal Leclaire returned from a viral infection and Steve Mason was returned to the OHL.

Dallas: Mark Fistric was recalled from Iowa.

Minnesota: Mikko Koivu returned to the lineup after missing 24 games with a broken leg.

Montreal: Corey Locke was assigned to Hamilton.



New York Islanders:
Miroslav Satan is day-to-day with a knee injury.



Ottawa:
Tyler Donati was assigned to Elmira of the ECHL.

Philadelphia: Stefan Ruzicka was assigned to the Phantoms.

Pittsburgh: Jonathan D’Aversa was assigned to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.



St. Louis:
Mike Johnson is out for the season with a shoulder injury. (more...)



Toronto:
Recalled Justin Pogge and claimed Dominic Moore off waivers from Minnesota.



Vancouver:
Nathan McIver was recalled from Manitoba and Jason Jaffray was assigned.

What’s on tap…

Boston at Philadelphia, 1:00 p.m.

Dallas at Los Angeles, 4:00 p.m.

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

Detroit at Ottawa, 7:00 p.m.

Montreal at N.Y. Rangers, 7:00 p.m.

Colorado at Carolina, 7:00 p.m.

Pittsburgh at Atlanta, 7:00 p.m.

Tampa Bay at Florida, 7:00 p.m.

Nashville at Columbus, 7:00 p.m.

Toronto at San Jose, 10:00 p.m.

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