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The Hockey News Daily Dish: Jan. 20

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Yesterday’s Action…

New York Rangers 3, Boston 4 (SO)

- Chuck Kobasew had two goals and Zdeno Chara scored the shootout-winner.

Nashville 5, St. Louis 2 (story/highlights)

- Scott Nichol had two goals and Chris Mason made 24 saves.

Columbus 1, Dallas 3 (story/highlights)

- Stu Barnes scored the eventual game-winner and Mike Smith made 29 saves.

Florida 3, Washington 5 (story/highlights)

- Nicklas Backstrom had four assists and Brent Johnson made 25 saves.

Philadelphia 5, New York Islanders 3 (story/highlights)

- Scott Hartnell had a hat trick and Martin Biron made 28 saves.

Buffalo 2, Toronto 4 (story/highlights)

- Nik Antropov, Alex Steen and Ian White had two points, while Vesa Toskala made 26 saves.

Tampa Bay 2, Ottawa 0 (story/highlights)

- Martin St-Louis and Vincent Lecavalier scored and Johan Holmqvist stopped all 25 shots.

Pittsburgh 2, Montreal 0 (story/highlights)

- Jeff Taffe scored and Dany Sabourin earned a 31-save shutout.

Chicago 2, Phoenix 1 (SO)

- Patrick Kane and Martin Havlat scored in the shootout, while Patrick Lalime turned aside 38 shots.

Los Angeles 4, Vancouver 3

- Alex Frolov had two points and Jason LaBarbera made 43 saves.

Detroit 6, San Jose 3

- Nicklas Lidstrom and Henrik Zetterberg both had three points and Dominik Hasek made 15 saves.

News and Views…

Anaheim: Since being granted a position switch by head coach Randy Carlyle, Todd Bertuzzi has been on fire, writes Eric Stephens of the Los Angeles Times. (more...)

Atlanta: Joel Kwiatkowski was recalled from Chicago.

Owen Nolan is day-to-day with a neck injury.

Columbus: Ole-Kristian Tollefsen and Fredrik Modin returned from injuries… Duvie Westcott was assigned to Syracuse.

Sergei Zubov is day-to-day with a foot injury… Re-assigned Aaron Gagnon to Iowa.

Recalled Matt Greene from Springfield.

Los Angeles: Kevin Dallman returned after missing time with a broken foot.

New York Islanders:
Chris Campoli is day-to-day with a shoulder injury… Recalled Aaron Johnson from Bridgeport.

Ottawa: Daniel Alfredsson is day-to-day with a hip flexor.

Steve Reinprecht returned after missing a game with a neck injury.

Pittsburgh: Erik Christensen returned from the flu.

Toronto: Is the recent Maple Leafs streak the players attempt to save John Ferguson’s job, wonders Damien Cox of the Toronto Star. (more...)

Vancouver: Mattias Ohlund returned after missing 19 games with back spasms.

What’s on tap…

Boston at N.Y. Rangers, 1:30 p.m.

Anaheim at Dallas, 1:30 p.m.

Edmonton at Atlanta, 2:00 p.m.

Toronto at New Jersey, 5:00 p.m.

Ottawa at Philadelphia, 7:00 p.m.

Columbus at Colorado, 8:00 p.m.

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