The Hockey News Daily Dish: Dec. 17

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Yesterday’s Action…

Phoenix 5, New York Rangers 1 (story/highlights)

- Joel Perrault had two goals and an assist, while Ilya Bryzgalov made 34 saves.

Philadelphia 2, New Jersey 4

- John Madden had three points and Martin Brodeur made 29 saves.

Calgary 5, St. Louis 3 (story/highlights)

- Jarome Iginla had two goals and four points and Kristian Huselius had a five-point night.

Florida 3, Chicago 1 (story/highlights)

- Jay Bouwmeester had two points and Tomas Vokoun had 44 saves.

San Jose 2, Anaheim 1 (SO)

- Doug Weight got an assist in his Duck debut, but Joe Thornton scored the shootout-winner in the sixth round.

News and Views…

Atlanta: Assigned Darren Haydar to Chicago… Bill Tiller of the Atlanta Journal and Constitution suggests it’s time Don Waddell finds his team a new head coach. (more...)

Boston: Activated Tim Thomas and assigned Tuukka Rask to Providence.

Calgary: Wayne Primeau returned after missing 25 games with a sprained ankle.

Carolina: Recalled Andrew Ladd from Albany.

Colorado: Kurt Sauer is out indefinitely with a concussion.

Columbus: Aaron Portzline of the Columbus Dispatch suggests that with a strong finish, Ken Hitchcock should be in the running for the Jack Adams Award. (more...)

Edmonton: Bob Stauffer of the Edmonton Sun says that Daryl Katz is the right owner at the right time and EIG should sell. (more...)

Florida: Brett McLean returned from a hand injury and Ville Peltonen is day-to-day with a foot injury.

Los Angeles: Lisa Dillman of the Los Angeles Times writes that Jason LaBarbera should start Monday after missing time with a rib injury. (more...)

Nashville: Jonathon Blum was signed to an entry-level contract… John Glennon of The Tennessean writes that Craig Leopold may have in interest in buying the Minnesota Wild. (more...)

New Jersey: Paul Martin returned afer sitting out a game with lower body injury.

New York Rangers: Marcel Hossa is day-to-day with the flu… Assigned Ryan Callahan to Hartford and recalled Greg Moore and Nigel Dawes.

Ottawa: Mike Fisher is day-to-day with an abdominal strain.

Pittsburgh: Mike Prisuta of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review writes that with the injury to Marc-Andre Fleury, it is a perfect opportunity for Dany Sabourin to make a mark. (more...)

St. Louis: Joshua Soares was assigned to Peoria.

Tampa Bay: Tampa Tribune writer Carter Gaddis expects a new offer to purchase the team from producer Oren Koules. (more...)

Toronto: Kevin McGran of the Toronto Star says the injury to Bryan McCabe is a huge loss for the club, because no one can replace what he brings. (more...)

Washington: Assigned Joe Motzko to Hershey.

What’s on tap…

Washington at Detroit, 7:00 p.m.

Colorado at Los Angeles, 10:30 p.m.



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