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The Hockey News Daily Dish: Nov. 28

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Yesterday’s Action…

Montreal 4, Toronto 3 (SO) (story/highlights)

- Alex Kovalev scored twice as the Habs snuck past the Leafs after being outshot 46-30.

Detroit 5, Calgary 3 (story/highlights)

- Pavel Datsyuk had two goals and an assist to lead Detroit over Calgary.

Vancouver 4, Anaheim 0 (story/highlights)

- Ryan Kesler scored twice as the Canucks beat the Ducks in Todd Bertuzzi’s return to the Canadian west coast.

News and Views…

Anaheim: Eric Stephens writes in the Los Angeles Times that Brian Burke has no interest in a GM job with the Toronto Maple Leafs. (more...)

Boston: The Boston Globe’s Kevin Paul Dupont reports that GM Peter Chiarelli is disappointed over the length of suspension given to the Flyers’ Scott Hartnell. (more...)

Carolina: Activated Scott Walker from injured reserve.

Chicago: Chris Kuc writes in the Chicago Tribune about Denis Savard’s successful calendar year behind the Blackhawk bench… Martin Havlat will return to the lineup Wednesday against Tampa Bay… Assigned Petri Kontiola and Kris Versteeg to Rockford. (more...)

Columbus: Placed Duvie Westcott on injured reserve.

Detroit: Kris Draper is out indefinitely after suffering a sprained knee Tuesday… Tuesday’s game against Calgary marked the 1,200th of Nick Lidstrom’s career.

Edmonton: The Edmonton Sun is reporting that, even though he is not with the team on its current road trip, Fernando Pisani may join them on the next one. (more...)

Minnesota: Bruce Brothers writes in the St. Paul Pioneer Press that Jacques Lemaire was frustrated after practice went longer than he would have liked Tuesday. (more...)

Nashville: Shea Weber is still working himself back into game shape, writes Jessica Hopp of the Tennessean. (more...)

New York Rangers: Scott Gomez’s offensive woes are due to his lack of shots, writes Dan Tomasino of the New York Post… Assigned Michael Busto and Bruce Graham to the East Coast League. (more...)

Ottawa: The Ottawa Citizen’s Ken Warren writes about head coach John Paddock’s call for calm in the midst of a three-game losing streak… Recalled Nick Foligno from Binghamton and assigned Alexander Nikulin to the American League affiliate. (more...)

Philadelphia: Rich Hofmann of the Philadelphia Daily News writes about the Flyers’ bad rep and the fact they have 30 percent more major penalties than any other NHL club this season…Scott Hartnell was suspended two games for his hit on the Bruins’ Andrew Alberts Monday… Assigned David Laliberte to the Phantoms. (more...)

Pittsburgh: Keith Barnes of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review wrote about the early-season struggles of Jordan Staal… Sidney Crosby remains leader of all-star voting. (more...)

Tampa Bay: Martin Fennelly of the Tampa Tribune discusses the failed sale of the Lightning and the repercussions it may have on the team this offseason. (more...)

Toronto: Mats Sundin's goal Tuesday was the 400th of his career... Alexei Ponikarovsky is day-to-day with a leg injury… Chad Kilger returned to the lineup Tuesday.

Vancouver: Assigned Daniel Rahimi to Victoria of the ECHL.

What’s on tap…

St. Louis at Buffalo, 7:00 p.m.

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

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

Florida at Washington, 7:00 p.m.

Philadelphia at Carolina, 7:00 p.m.

Phoenix at Minnesota, 8:00 p.m.

Tampa Bay at Chicago, 8:30 p.m.

Edmonton at Colorado, 9:00 p.m.

Los Angeles at San Jose, 10:30 p.m.


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