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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