The Hockey News Daily Dish: Feb. 10

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The Hockey News Daily Dish: Feb. 10

Jason Spezza had six points to lead the Sens to a win on Hockey Day in Canada. (Photo by Andre Ringuette/NHLI via Getty Images) Author: The Hockey News


The Hockey News Daily Dish: Feb. 10

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Yesterday’s Action…

New York Rangers 2, Philadelphia 0
- Scott Gomez and Nigel Dawes had two points each and Steve Valiquette turned aside all 31 shots.

Los Angeles 2, Pittsburgh 4
- Evgeni Malkin had two goals and an assist and Dany Sabourin stopped 26 shots.

Detroit 2, Toronto 3 (OT) (story/highlights)
- Tomas Kaberle had two assists and Vesa Toskala made 32 saves.

New York Islanders 3, Minnesota 4 (OT)
- Brian Rolston scored twice and Brent Burns won the game in overtime.

Carolina 1, New Jersey 6
- Paul Martin scored two goals and Martin Brodeur made 22 saves.

Florida 6, Boston 3
- Richard Zednik scored twice and Tomas Vokoun made 38 saves.

Tampa Bay 1, Atlanta 2 (OT) (story/highlights)
- Alexei Zhitnik won the game in overtime and Kari Lehtonen made 27 saves.

Edmonton 1, Calgary 4 (story/highlights)
- Owen Nolan had two goals and Kristian Huselius had two assists.

Montreal 1, Ottawa 6
- Jason Spezza had a hat trick along with three assists and Daniel Alfredsson and Dany Heatley combined for nine points.

St. Louis 2, Dallas 6 (story/highlights)
- Antti Miettinen scored twice and Mike Smith stopped 27 shots.

Nashville 3, San Jose 4 (story/highlights)
- Jonathan Cheechoo had three goals and an assist and Joe Thornton put up three helpers.

Colorado 6, Vancouver 2
- Marek Svatos scored two and added an assist and Wojtek Wolski assisted on three goals.

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News and Views…

Atlanta: Niclas Havelid returned from the flu.

Buffalo: Drew Stafford is out indefinitely with a right ankle injury.

Chicago: Jonathan Toews is expected back in the Chicago lineup Sunday. (more...)

Columbus: Sent Steve Mason to Kitchener of the Ontario League… Aaron Portzline of the Columbus Dispatch writes Ken Hitchcock won’t rush a return for Pascal Leclaire. (more...)

Dallas: Philippe Boucher will be out until late February with a shoulder injury.

Dan Cleary is out until April with a broken jaw after a puck struck him in the face and Jiri Hudler is day-to-day with an illness.

Ville Peltonen returned from a foot injury that sat him out of 24 games.

Los Angeles: Dustin Brown returned after missing two games for personal reasons.

Minnesota: Mark Parrish and Sean Hill returned to the lineup from their injuries.

Nashville: Martin Erat is day-to-day with back spasms.

New York Islanders:
Miroslav Satan returned to the lineup and the team sent Jeremy Colliton to Bridgeport.

Ottawa: Daniel Alfredsson returned from a hip injury that had him out of four games.

Philadelphia: Scottie Upshall is day-to-day with a sprained ankle… Joffrey Lupul returned from a mild concussion.

Bill Thomas was assigned to San Antonio.

Pittsburgh: Joe Starkey of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review talks about the reign of Michel Therrien. (more...)

Tampa Bay:
Signed Kevin Quick to a tryout contract with the Norfolk Admirals.

Toronto: Alex Steen returned from a shoulder injury… Kris Newbury was assigned to the Marlies.

Vancouver: Ryan Shannon was recalled from Manitoba.

What’s on tap…

Philadelphia at Pittsburgh, 1:00 p.m.
N.Y. Rangers at Washington, 1:00 p.m.
Anaheim at Detroit, 1:00 p.m.
Los Angeles at Columbus, 6:00 p.m.
Minnesota at St. Louis, 6:00 p.m.
Florida at Buffalo, 7:00 p.m.
Nashville at Phoenix, 8:00 p.m.
Chicago at Vancouver, 10:00 p.m.

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The Hockey News Daily Dish: Feb. 10