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The Hockey News Daily Dish: March 15

Yesterday at

In Top Shelf, Ryan Dixon explains that reasonable doubt gets Chris Pronger off the hook from being suspended.

In Ryan Kennedy’s blog, he suggests who a few teams should pick in the entry draft in a best-possible-case scenario.

Mike Smith breaks down big wins and good wins in the NHL’s three-point format, in his blog.

In the Ask Adam Mailbag: Brad Boyes, the non-suspension to Chris Pronger and the Pens’ goaltending.

The Fantasy Pool Look tells you which players you should give up on and get what you can in return.

Yesterday’s Action…

Atlanta 1, Washington 4 (story/highlights)

- Brooks Laich had two goals and Olaf Kolzig only had to make 11 saves.

Chicago 6, Columbus 3 (story/highlights)

- Andrew Ladd had two points, Patrick Kane scored the winner and added an assist and Patrick Lalime made 29 saves.

New York Rangers 2, Florida 3 (story/highlights)

- Jassen Cullimore recorded two points, Olli Jokinen notched the game-winner and Tomas Vokoun turned aside 32 shots.

Carolina 1, Buffalo 7

- Derek Roy scored twice and added an assist and Ryan Miller made 27 saves.

St. Louis 1, San Jose 4 (story/highlights)

- Brian Campbell and Joe Thornton had two points and Evgeni Nabokov made 20 saves.

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News and Views…

Buffalo: Nathan Paetsch is out indefinitely with a concussion… Recalled Michael Funk from Rochester and Andrew Peters returned from a one game suspension.

Chicago: James Wisniewski returned from a one game suspension.

Colorado: Tom Fritsche was signed by Lake Erie.

Columbus: Fredrik Modin returned from a groin injury that kept him out of four games.

Minnesota: Recalled Benoit Pouliot from Houston.

New York Rangers: Marek Malik is day-to-day with an upper body injury.

Signed Rob Bellamy with the Phantoms.

Phoenix: Assigned David Schlemko to San Antonio.

St. Louis:
Keith Tkachuk returned from a shoulder injury.

Washington: Recalled Sami Lepisto from Hershey.

What’s on tap…

Philadelphia at Boston, 1:00 p.m.

Nashville at Detroit, 1:00 p.m.

New Jersey at Colorado, 3:00 p.m.

Buffalo at Toronto, 7:00 p.m.

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

N.Y. Rangers at Tampa Bay, 7:30 p.m.

Los Angeles at Minnesota, 8:00 p.m.

Vancouver at Dallas, 8:00 p.m.

Edmonton at Phoenix, 10:00 p.m.

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

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