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The Hockey News Daily Dish: Jan. 24

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Yesterday’s Action…



Washington 2, Toronto 3
(story/highlights)

- Mats Sundin scored the game-winner in the final minute and Vesa Toskala made 30 saves.

Detroit 2, Anaheim 1 (story/highlights)

- Valtteri Filppula scored the game-winner and Dominik Hasek made 24 saves.



St. Louis 2, Vancouver 3 (SO)
(story/highlights)

- Mattias Ohlund scored twice and Daniel Sedin scored the shootout-winner.

News and Views…

Atlanta: Recalled Brett Stirling and Jim Slater from Chicago… Ilya Kovalchuk was suspended one game for his hit from behind on Michal Rozsival. (more...)

Buffalo: Maxim Afinogenov and Tim Connolly are frustrated about their injuries and don’t know when they’ll be back get, writes John Vogl of the Buffalo News. (more...)



Calgary:
Eric Nystrom returned from injury and was assigned to Quad City.

Carolina: Rachel Carter of the Raleigh News and Observer writes about the early success Sergei Samsonov has had in Carolina. (more...)

Colorado: David Jones was assigned to Lake Erie.



Columbus:
Mark Methot was assigned to Syracuse.

Dallas: Brandon Crombeen was assigned to Iowa.

Minnesota: John Shipley of the Minnesota Pioneer Press talks about Brian Rolston and the success he has had using the slapshot in the shootout. (more...)

New Jersey: Cam Janssen returned after missing 48 games with a shoulder injury and assigned to Lowell for conditioning.



New York Rangers:
Brian Leetch will have his jersey retired by the New York Rangers, and is discussed in the New York Times by Lynn Zinser. (more...)

Pittsburgh: Tyler Kennedy is out indefinitely with mononucleosis.

St. Louis: Ryan Johnson is day-to-day with a foot injury… Recalled Yan Stastny from Peoria.

Toronto: A key to the new Leafs puzzle of finding a full-time GM is lawyer Gord Kirke, writes David Shoalts of the Globe and Mail. (more...)

Washington: Shaone Morrison returned from a foot injury.

What’s on tap…

N.Y. Islanders at Boston, 7:00 p.m.

Montreal at New Jersey, 7:00 p.m.

Atlanta at N.Y. Rangers, 7:00 p.m.

Pittsburgh at Philadelphia, 7:00 p.m.

Toronto at Washington, 7:00 p.m.

Ottawa at Tampa Bay, 7:30 p.m.

Edmonton at Florida, 7:30 p.m.

Columbus at Chicago, 8:30 p.m.

Buffalo at Dallas, 8:30 p.m.

Minnesota at Colorado, 9:00 p.m.

Nashville at Phoenix, 9:00 p.m.

Anaheim at Los Angeles, 10:30 p.m.

St. Louis at San Jose, 10:30 p.m.

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

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