Skip to main content

The Hockey News Daily Dish: Jan. 21

The Hockey News

The Hockey News

Click HERE for NHL standings.

Yesterday’s Action…

Boston 3, New York Rangers 1

- Chuck Kobasew and Marc Savard had two points, while Tim Thomas made 30 saves.

Edmonton 4, Atlanta 2 (story/highlights)

- Ales Hemsky and Steve Staios had two assists and Dwayne Roloson made 29 saves.

Anaheim 2, Dallas 5

- Brendan Morrow had two goals and Marty Turco made 18 saves.

Toronto 2, New Jersey 3 (story/highlights)

- John Madden scored twice and Martin Brodeur made 34 saves.

Ottawa 1, Philadelphia 6

- Braydon Coburn had three points and Antero Niittymaki made 25 saves.

Columbus 1, Colorado 3

- Ian Laperriere had two assists and Jose Theodore had 26 saves.

News and Views…

Anaheim: Assigned Drew Miller to Portland… Sami Pahlsson probably won’t return until after the All-Star break, writes Eric Stephens of the Los Angeles Times. (more...)

Boston: Peter Schaefer returned from the flu.

Buffalo: John Vogl of the Buffalo News talks about Dan Paille’s rise up the Sabres depth chart. (more...)

Calgary: The Flames will have a tough time keeping all of their top six forwards next season and may enter the trade market, says Jean Lefebvre of the Calgary Herald. (more...)

Carolina: Head coach Peter Laviolette used video to drive home just how well the team played against the Rangers to try and inspire them to continue that type of game, writes Luke Decock in the Raleigh News and Observer. (more...)

Chicago: Lacy J. Banks writes about how Patrick Lalime has become Chicago’s starting goalie. (more...)

Colorado: David Jones was recalled from Lake Erie.

Florida: The Florida Panthers future continues to look bright, with Shawn Matthias being the latest young gun inserted into the lineup, writes George Richards of the Miami Herald. (more...)

Nashville: The Nashville Predators may have a tough time keeping unrestricted free agent J-P Dumont in town beyond this season, writes John Glennon of The Tennessean. (more...)

New Jersey: John Madden returned after missing two games with an ankle injury.

New York Islanders: Recalled Wade Dubielwicz and sent down Mike Morrison.

Phoenix: Assigned Matt Jones to San Antonio.

Colby Armstrong is day-to-day with a hip injury, while Adam Hall returned… Recalled Jonathan Filewich, Tim Brent, Chris Minard and Ryan Lannon… The Penguins will know soon exactly how long they will be without Sidney Crosby for, writes Rob Rossi of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. (more...)

San Jose: Recalled Tomas Plihal from Worcester… Curtis Brown is out indefinitely with a hand injury.

What’s on tap…

Carolina at N.Y. Islanders, 2:00 p.m.

Buffalo at Phoenix, 4:00 p.m.

St. Louis at Nashville, 6:00 p.m.

Washington at Pittsburgh, 7:00 p.m.

Minnesota at Vancouver, 10:00 p.m.

The Hockey News Daily Dish, a roundup of all the previous day’s news, appears each morning only on


Noah Ostlund

Reacting to Team Sweden's 2023 World Junior Roster

Tony Ferrari takes a look at the key players and key omissions after Team Sweden released its roster for the World Junior Championship.

Cale Makar

Can the Avalanche Withstand Their Injury Epidemic?

The Colorado Avalanche have faced unprecedented injury woes. Can the defending Stanley Cup champions weather the storm long enough to get healthy?

Columbus Blue Jackets

Columbus Blue Jackets' Blowout Loss Underscores the Big Picture

After the Columbus Blue Jackets lost 9-4 to the Buffalo Sabres Wednesday night, Adam Proteau writes it's a reminder of the team's struggles this season.