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The Hockey News Daily Dish: Dec. 18

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Tomas Holmstrom had two goals in Monday's win. Author: The Hockey News

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Yesterday’s Action…

Washington 3, Detroit 4 (SO)
(story/highlights)
- Tomas Holmstrom had two goals, Pavel Datsyuk had three assists, and Jiri Hudler scored the game-winner.

Colorado 4, Los Angeles 2 (story/highlights)
- Brett Clark and John-Michael Liles had two assists each and Peter Budaj made 19 saves.

News and Views…

Anaheim:
Brad May will be out indefinitely after suffering a broken foot Monday… Ryan Carter was recalled from Portland.

Atlanta: Craig Custance of the Atlanta Journal and Constitution talks about changes in the Thrasher lineup. (more...)

Detroit: Tomas Holmstrom returned after missing two games with a knee injury.

Los Angeles: Jonathan Quick was assigned to Manchester as Jason LaBarbera returned from a rib injury.

Minnesota: Mikko Koivu will be out for at least another two weeks writes Bruce Brothers of the St. Paul Pioneer Press. (more...)

Nashville: Nashville will be making some drastic changes to their lines, writes John Glennon of the Tennessean. (more...)

New York Islanders: Recalled Blake Comeau from Bridgeport… With Chris Simon gone, you won’t even realize he’s not there, writes Mark Herrmann of newsday.com (more...)

New York Rangers: Recalled Ryan Callahan and Al Montoya from Hartford and demoted Greg Moore.

Ottawa: A banged up Andrej Meszaros says he will play Tuesday since the team is already short because of injuries, writes Ken Warren of the Ottawa Citizen. (more...)

St. Louis: Norm Sanders of the Belleville News-Democrat talks about the Blues’ three new faces now on their top line. (more...)

Vancouver:
Assigned Drew MacIntyre to Manitoba... Will be without Brendan Morrison for 12 weeks after surgery.

What’s on tap…

Ottawa at Boston, 7:00 p.m.
Pittsburgh at N.Y. Rangers, 7:00 p.m.
Phoenix at Philadelphia, 7:00 p.m.
Toronto at Carolina, 7:00 p.m.
Tampa Bay at Atlanta, 7:00 p.m.
Calgary at Columbus, 7:00 p.m.
Florida at Montreal, 7:30 p.m.
Nashville at Minnesota, 8:00 p.m.
Dallas at Edmonton, 9:00 p.m.
New Jersey at Vancouver, 10:00 p.m.
Anaheim at San Jose, 10:30 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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The Hockey News Daily Dish: Dec. 18