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The Hockey News Daily Dish: Jan. 7

Yesterday’s Action…

Buffalo 2, Atlanta 5

- Marian Hossa scored two goals and Johan Hedberg made 37 saves.

Detroit 3, Chicago 1

- Jiri Hudler had two assists and Chris Osgood made 19 saves.

News and Views…

Anaheim: Eric Stephens of the Los Angeles Times writes Teemu Selanne has started skating in Anaheim to see if he wants to return this season and should decide this month. (more...)

Steve McCarthy is day-to-day with a strained oblique muscle, but Mark Popovic returned after missing 16 games with a sprained ankle… Mark Recchi would like to stay with the Thrashers beyond this season, writes Craig Custance of the Atlanta Journal-Consitution. (more...)

Buffalo: Recalled Clarke MacArthur… Dan Paille is day-to-day with a head injury.

Chicago: Martin Havlat returned from a groin injury.

Brad Richardson ws assigned to Lake Erie.

Mark Fistric was assigned to Iowa.

New York Islanders:
Sent newly-signed Kyle Okposo to Bridgeport. (more...)

Joffrey Lupul is out indefinitely with a mild concussion. (more...)

St. Louis: Patrik Berglund has the Blues excited about another young prospect in their system which now ranks No. 1 in the NHL, writes Norm Sanders of the Belleville News-Democrat. (more...)

Carlo Colaiacovo is day-to-day with a knee injury… The Leafs have to trade, or sign Mats Sundin to a new deal soon, writes Damien Cox of the Toronto Star. (more...)

Alex Edler won hardest shot and Mayson Raymond was the fastest skater at this year’s Canucks skills competition, writes Elliot Pap of the Vancouver Sun. (more...)

What’s on tap…

Minnesota at Dallas, 8:30 p.m.

N.Y. Islanders at Edmonton, 9:00 p.m.

Nashville at Anaheim, 10:00 p.m.

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