The Hockey News Daily Dish: Nov. 26

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Yesterday’s Action…

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

- Despite being outshot 41-18, the Stars won on the back of goalie Mike Smith.

St. Louis 3, Calgary 0 (story/highlights)

- Manny Legace turned aside all 24 shots and Jamal Mayers scored two goals.

Anaheim 3, Los Angeles 2 (story/highlights)

- Ryan Getzlaf scored twice and Todd Bertuzzi had two assists to bring the Ducks out of a two-goal deficit.

Vancouver 2, Chicago 0 (story/highlights)

- Roberto Luongo made 27 saves for his second shutout of the season.

News and Views…

Anaheim: Drew Miller is day-to-day with a knee injury.

Atlanta: In the Atlanta Journal and Consitution, Craig Custance writes about the impact rookie defenseman Tobias Enstrom is having on the team. (more...)

Buffalo: The Buffalo News’ John Vogl talks about the Sabres’ standings watch and how they are breaking out of an early-season slump… Henrik Tallinder has a shoulder injury and is day-to-day. (more...)

Chicago: The Hawks’ Martin Lapointe kept his consecutive game streak going and the team is looking to offer more games on television, writes Len Ziehm in the Chicago Sun-Times… Petri Kontiola was recalled from Rockford. (more...)

Colorado: Adrian Dater writes in the Denver Post that some players aren’t happy with the current scheduling system and are looking for change at the GM meetings this week. (more...)

Columbus: Placed Kris Beech on injured reserve.

Dallas: Joel Lundqvist is trying to get noticed by the coaching staff and earn a permanent spot in the NHL club, writes Tracey Myers in the Fort Worth Star Telegram… Recalled Lundqvist and Brad Winchester from Iowa… Antti Miettinen is day-to-day with a groin injury. (more...)

Detroit: In breaking up Henrik Zetterberg and Pavel Datsyuk, head coach Mike Babcock is looking for more balance in scoring writes The Detroit News’ Ted Kulfan. (more...)

Edmonton: Derek Van Diest writes in the Edmonton Sun about the underrated season the team’s fourth line of Kyle Brodziak, Geoff Sanderson and Marty Reasoner, is having. (more...)

Los Angeles: In the Los Angeles Times, Lisa Dillman and Eric Stephens write about Jon Klemm’s return as a forward… Jeff Likens is re-assigned to Manchester. (more...)

Minnesota: In the St. Paul Pioneer Press John Shipley discusses Branko Radivojevic’s rise from the doghouse to the penthouse. (more...)

Nashville: In The Tennessean, John Glennon talks about the NHL’s likely vote on the sale of the Preds this week. (more...)

New York Islanders: Tim Jackman was assigned to Bridgeport while Shawn Bates was recalled.

New York Rangers: New York Post writer Jay Greenberg says Scott Gomez is not earning his contract this season… Assigned Ivan Baranka to Hartford. (more...)

St. Louis: Lee Stempniak is having a difficult time scoring and is searching for that touch around th net, writes Norm Sanders of the Belleville News-Democrat… Eric Brewer returned to the lineup after missing a game with a back injury. (more...)

Tampa Bay: Assigned Dan Jancevski to Norfolk.

Toronto: Toronto Star columnist Damien Cox charges that the Leafs need to rebuild from the top and suggests a few options. (more...)

Vancouver: Lukas Krajicek returned after missing one game with a foot injury.

Washington: Veteran Ben Clymer tells Tarik El-Bashir of the Washington Post that Bruce Boudreau is the right guy for the new head coaching job. (more...)

What’s on tap…

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

Boston at Philadelphia, 7:00 p.m.

Buffalo at Washington, 7:00 p.m.

Columbus at Edmonton, 9:00 p.m.

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

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