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The Hockey News Daily Dish: March 25

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Ken Campbell says before the NHL institutes no-touch icing, it must first work to curb all reckless physical play, in Campbell's Cuts.

The Hockey News Power Rankings keep San Jose at No. 1, but the Red Wings are back.

In his blog, Adam Proteau shows how Denis Savard and Patrick Roy are at two opposite ends of the hockey spectrum.

Mike Brophy runs down 10 significant playoff performances by Europeans, in his blog.

The Rumor Roundup discusses the Brian Campbell situation and how him re-signing with the Sharks is far from a sure thing.

Yesterday’s Action…

Pittsburgh 1, New York Islanders 4 (story/highlights)

- Bill Guerin scored the winner and added an assist and Wade Dubielewicz stopped 28 shots.

Ottawa 5, Montreal 7

- Andrei Kostitsyn scored two goals and Carey Price made 31 saves.

Minnesota 3, Edmonton 5 (story/highlights)

- Andrew Cogliano scored twice and Dwayne Roloson made 31 saves.

Calgary 0, Colorado 2 (story/highlights)

- Jordan Leopold and Milan Hejduk scored while Jose Theodore earned a 23-save shutout.

Click HERE for NHL standings.

News and Views…

Calgary: Mark Smith is day-to-day with a head injury… Eric Nystrom returned from a head injury.

Columbus: Brian McGuirk was signed by Syracuse…. Recalled Clay Wilson.

Dallas: Recalled Brandon Crombeen from Iowa.

Detroit: Assigned Darren Helm to Grand Rapids and recalled Jimmy Howard.

Minnesota: Pavol Demitra is day-to-day with an undisclosed injury, but Eric Belanger returned from a leg injury.

New York Islanders: Mike Comrie is day-to-day with the flu… Recalled Tim Jackman.

Chris Kelly is out until mid-April with a leg injury and Dean McAmmond is day-to-day with a quadriceps injury… Assigned Tyler Donati to Elmira, Jim McKenzie to Binghamton and signed Jesse Winchester to a one-year contract.

Pittsburgh: Pascal Dupuis is day-to-day for personal reasons… Rob Scuderi returned after missing 11 games with a finger injury.

What’s on tap…

Ottawa at Buffalo, 7:00 p.m.

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

Philadelphia at N.Y. Rangers, 7:30 p.m.

Washington at Carolina, 7:00 p.m.

Boston at Toronto, 7:30 p.m.

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

Columbus at Nashville, 8:00 p.m.

Detroit at St. Louis, 8:30 p.m.

Vancouver at Calgary, 9:00 p.m.

San Jose at Phoenix, 10:30 p.m.

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