The Hockey News Daily Dish: Feb. 27

Hockey News
By: Hockey News
Feb 27, 2008

In our trade deadline issue, The Hockey News predicted Brian Campbell would be dealt to San Jose, which he was on the Tuesday deadline. Author: The Hockey News


The Hockey News Daily Dish: Feb. 27

Hockey News
By: Hockey News
Feb 27, 2008

Yesterday at

Our trade deadline coverage provided analysis on each deal as it happened.

Ryan Kennedy’s live blog kept track of all the action from his perspective.

Adam Proteau answered the last of your trade deadline questions, hours before the deadline arrived in his Ask Adam mailbag.

The February 26 edition of Campbellnomics, with Jarome Iginla moving into top spot.

Yesterday’s Action…

New Jersey 1, Carolina 2 (OT) (story/highlights)
- Sergei Samsonov scored twice and Cam Ward made 23 saves.

Pittsburgh 4, New York Islanders 2 (story/highlights)
- Ty Conklin made 50 saves and Evgeni Malkin put up two points.

Minnesota 1, Washington 4 (story/highlights)
- Brooks Laich scored twice and Olaf Kolzig made 34 saves.

Atlanta 1, Montreal 5
- Chris Higgins scored twice and added an assist and Carey Price turned aside 26 saves.

Ottawa 0, Boston 4 (story/highlights)
- Tim Thomas had a 22-save shutout and Zdeno Chara scored two goals.

Dallas 3, St. Louis 1 (story/highlights)
- Loui Eriksson and Mike Ribeiro each had two points and Marty Turco made 27 saves.

Colorado 3, Calgary 2 (OT) (story/highlights)
- Ryan Smyth, Paul Stastny and Milan Hejduk each had a goal and an assist.

Detroit 3, Edmonton 4 (SO) (story/highlights)
- Robert Nilsson scored the shootout-winner and Mathieu Garon made 40 saves.

Click HERE for NHL standings.

News and Views…

Anaheim: Acquired Jay Leach, M-A Bergeron and J-S Aubin…Assigned Andrew Ebbett to Portland.

Atlanta: Acquired Colby Armstrong, Angelo Esposito, Joe Motzko and Erik Christensen… Recalled Bryan Little, Colin Stuart and Joel Kwiatkowski.

Boston: Chuck Kobasew is day-to-day with a groin injury.

Steve Bernier was acquired from the Sharks.

Alex Tanguay is day-to-day with a neck injury.

Acquired Tuomo Ruutu from the Blackhawks… assigned Jeff Hamilton to Albany… Patrick Eaves returned from a shoulder injury.

Acquired Andrew Ladd from Carolina.

Colorado: Acquired Adam Foote and Ruslan Salei

Columbus: Acquired Ted Ruth… Assigned Derick Brassard to Syracuse and recalled Derek MacKenzie and Aaron Rome… The Jackets didn’t decide they were sellers until Brad Richards was dealt to the Stars instead, writes Aaron Portzline of the Columbus Dispatch. (more...)

Dallas: Acquired Brad Richards and Johan Holmqvist from Tampa Bay… Stu Barnes came back from retinal surgery… Dan Jancevski and Tobias Stephan were recalled from Iowa.

Detroit: Acquired Brad Stuart from Los Angeles… Assigned Jimmy Howard to Grand Rapids.

Florida: Acquired Chad Kilger, Wade Belak and Karlis Skrastins.

Los Angeles: Assigned Teddy Purcell to Manchester.

Minnesota: Acquired Chris Simon from the Islanders.

Montreal: Assigned Cedrick Desjardins to Hamilton and recalled Jaroslav Halak and Mikhail Grabovski.

Nashville: Acquired Brandon Bochenski and Jan Hlavac.

New Jersey: Acquired Bryce Salvador.

New York Islanders: Acquired Rob Davison… Re-sign Mike Comrie to a one-year deal… Recalled Jeff Tambellini.

New York Rangers:
Acquired Fredrick Sjostrom, Christian Backman, David LeNeveu and Josh Gratton… Assigned Tom Pyatt to Charlotte.

Ottawa: Acquired Martin Lapointe… Dean McAmmond returned from the flu… If the Sens don’t start winning soon, John Paddock could be fired, writes Ken Warren of the Ottawa Citizen. (more...)

Philadelphia: Assigned Steve Downie and Ryan Parent and Martin Houle to the Phantoms… Released Brian Boucher… Vinny Prospal has mixed feelings about coming to Philadelphia and won’t commit to next season, writes Tim Panaccio of the Philadelphia Inquirer. (more...)

Phoenix: Acquired Marcel Hossa and Al Montoya.

Acquired Marian Hossa, Hal Gill and Pascal Dupuis… Recalled Connor James and Nathan Smith… Joe Starkey of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review writes that Penguins fans should be giddy after acquiring Marian Hossa. (more...)

St. Louis: Acquired Cam Janssen and recalled Jeff Woywitka.

San Jose:
Acquire Brian Campbell and Brian Boucher.

Tampa Bay:
Acquired Brandon Segal, Mike Smith, Jussi Jokinen and Jeff Halpern.

Toronto: Recalled Jeremy Williams and Kris Newbury… The Maple Leafs need a version of Bob Gainey to take over in the front office, writes Damien Cox of the Toronto Star. (more...)

Vancouver: Acquired Matt Pettinger… Assigned Luc Bourdon to Manitoba and recalled Rick Rypien.

Washington: Acquired Alexandre Girouz, Matt Cooke, Sergei Fedorov and Cristobal Huet… Jeff Schultz returned from a strained knee, Viktor Kozlov is day-to-day with the flu… Recalled Chris Bourque.

What’s on tap…

Nashville at Buffalo, 7:00 p.m.
San Jose at Columbus, 7:00 p.m.
Minnesota at Tampa Bay, 7:30 p.m.
Toronto at Florida, 7:30 p.m.
Phoenix at Chicago, 8:30 p.m.
Colorado at Vancouver, 10:00 p.m.

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The Hockey News Daily Dish: Feb. 27