Skip to main content

The Hockey News Daily Dish: March 23

The Hockey News

The Hockey News

Yesterday’s Action…

Los Angeles 4, Dallas 2 (story/highlights)

- Michal Handzus scored two goals and Erik Ersberg made 25 saves.

Chicago 1, Nashville 2 (story/highlights)

- Dan Ellis made 37 saves and Alexander Radulov won the game in the shootout.

Colorado 5, Edmonton 7 (story/highlights)

- Sam Gagner scored two goals and Ales Hemsky has three assists.

Detroit 4, Columbus 1

- Pavel Datsyuk had three points and Dominik Hasek made 11 saves.

Tampa Bay 2, Florida 4 (story/highlights)

- Nathan Horton scored two goals and Tomas Vokoun made 35 saves.

Toronto 5, Ottawa 4 (story/highlights)

- Alexei Ponikarovsky had two assists, Matt Stajan scored the winner and Vesa Toskala made 32 saves.

Boston 2, Montreal 3 (story/highlights)

- Saku Koivu won the game in the shootout and Carey Price made 33 saves.

New Jersey 1, Pittsburgh 7 (story/highlights)

- Evgeni Malkin and Ryan Malone each had two goals and Marc-Andre Fleury made 24 saves.

Minnesota 4, Calgary 5 (story/highlights)

- Jarome Iginla had a hat trick and Dion Phaneuf had three points.

Anaheim 2, Phoenix 1 (story/highlights)

- Teemu Selanne scored twice and Jonas Hiller made 30 saves.

Click HERE for NHL standings.

News and Views…

Anaheim: Ryan Getzlaf and J-S Giguere are day-to-day… Recalled J-S Aubin from Portland.

Chicago: Cam Barker is day-to-day with a head injury.

Colorado: Adam Foote is day-to-day with a hip injury… Paul Stastny returned from the flu and Jordan Leopold returned from a head injury.

Columbus: Jared Boll is out indefinitely with a hip injury.

Detroit: Dallas Drake is day-to-day with a chest injury… Kris Draper returned from a groin injury.

Los Angeles:
Scott Thornton is out indefinitely with an upper body injury, Jack Johnson is out for the rest of the season with a fractured right foot and Kyle Calder is day-to-day with a finger injury.

Mike Komisarek is out until mid-April with a lower body injury, Guillaume Latendresse is day-to-day with a neck injury and Steve Begin returned from a groin injury.

Nashville: Greg de Vries is day-to-day with an upper body injury… Recalled Pekka Rinne from Milwaukee.

New Jersey: Recalled Barry Tallackson from Lowell.

New York Rangers: Bruce Graham was assigned to Hartford.

Ottawa: Chris Neil returned from a right knee injury.

Phoenix: Ed Jovanovski and Martin Hanzal both returned after missing a game with injuries.

Pittsburgh: Georges Laraque finished serving a three-game suspension… Assigned Connor James to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.

Tampa Bay: Jeff Halpern is day-to-day with an abdominal strain.

What’s on tap…

St. Louis at Chicago, 3:00 p.m.

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

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


Connor McDavid

NHL Three Stars: McDavid, Kaprizov and Kochetkov Show Off

Adam Proteau explains why Connor McDavid, Kirill Kaprizov and Pyotr Kochetkov had the best performances of the week.

Matt Murray

It Looks Like the Maple Leafs Made the Right Bet in Goal – For Now

Evaluating goaltenders is a tricky task. They're very unpredictable. But Mike Stephens breaks down the stats between Toronto's tandem this year and the last.

Luke Schenn

'It's an Honor': Canucks' Luke Schenn Sets NHL D-Man Hits Record

Luke Schenn set the NHL hits record among defensemen, first tracked in 2005-06, with a check on his former teammate as the Vancouver Canucks rallied to beat the Arizona Coyotes.