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The Hockey News Daily Dish: Jan. 23

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Yesterday’s Action…

New York Islanders 6, Carolina 3 (story/highlights)

- Mike Sillinger scored twice and Wade Dubielwicz made 44 saves.

Atlanta 0, New York Rangers 4 (story/highlights)

- Jaromir Jagr had a goal and two assists, while Henrik Lundqvist had a 14-save shutout.

New Jersey 7, Philadelphia 3 (story/highlights)

- Zach Parise and Patrick Elias each scored twice and Martin Brodeur made 24 saves.

Ottawa 3, Florida 5

- Nathan Horton had three assists and Tomas Vokoun made 43 saves.

Boston 2, Montreal 8 (story/highlights)

- Andrei Kostitsyn had three points and Cristobal Huet made 29 saves.

Edmonton 3, Tampa Bay 4 (story/highlights)

- Martin St-Louis had a goal and two assists, while Johan Holmqvist made 28 saves.

Columbus 4, Dallas 2 (story/highlights)

- Kris Russell had two goals and Pascal Leclaire made 31 saves.

Nashville 4, Colorado 0

- Martin Erat scored two and Chris Mason had a 38-save shutout.

Minnesota 1, Calgary 2 (story/highlights)

- Craig Conroy scored the game-winner and Miikka Kiprusoff made 23 saves.

Detroit 3, Los Angeles 0

- Tomas Holmstrom’s goal stood up as the game-winner and Chris Osgood made 27 saves for the shutout.

Chicago 2, San Jose 3 (story/highlights)

- Christian Ehrhoff’s second period marker was the game-winner and Evgeni Nabokov made 28 saves.

News and Views…

Calgary: Owen Nolan returned after missing a game with a neck injury.

Colorado: Acquired Mark Rycroft, Darcy Campbell and Phillipe Dupuis from Columbus.

Columbus: Ron Hainsey and Andrew Murray returned to the lineup.

Detroit: Henrik Zetterberg is day-to-day with a back injury.

Edmonton: Joni Pitkanen returned after missing two games with a knee injury.

Florida: Cory Murphy returned after missing 30 games with a bruised shoulder.

Montreal: Steve Begin returned after being out 19 games with a shoulder injury… After being benched, Mathieu Dandenault’s future with the Canadiens is called into question, writes Pat Hickey of the Montreal Gazette. (more...)

Nashville: David Legwand is day-to-day with a leg injury... Recalled Josh Langfeld from Milwaukee.

New York Islanders: Justin Bourne was assigned to Utah of the ECHL…Signed Freddy Meyer to a two-year contract extension.

Ottawa: Daniel Alfredsson returned after missing three games with a hip flexor.

Philadelphia: Assigned Denis Tolpeko to the Phantoms.

Phoenix: Sign Ilya Bryzgalov to a three-year extension worth $12.75 million. (more...)

Pittsburgh: Sidney Crosby will miss 6-8 weeks with a high ankle sprain after re-examining the injury. (more...)

Toronto: Fired John Ferguson as GM and hired Cliff Fletcher on an interim basis. (more...) (analysis)

Vancouver: Placed Kris Beech on waivers… Recalled Jason Jaffray fro Manitoba.

What’s on tap…

Washington at Toronto, 7:30 p.m.

St. Louis at Vancouver, 10:00 p.m.

Detroit at Anaheim, 10:00 p.m.

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