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The Hockey News Daily Dish: Jan. 12

Yesterday’s Action…

St. Louis 4, Columbus 6

- 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)

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

Phoenix 4, Vancouver 3

- 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.

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.

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...)

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

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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