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The Hockey News Daily Dish: Feb. 9

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Rick Nash and Evgeni Nabokov went head-to-head in a penalty shot Friday. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images) Author: The Hockey News

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The Hockey News Daily Dish: Feb. 9

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Yesterday on thn.com:

It is likely Kyle Turris will join the Coyotes late this season, writes Ken Campbell in his blog.

In Sam McCaig’s From the Point column, he talks about the best and worst of NHL goalies this season.

In Ryan Kennedy’s blog, he talks about college players leaving school for the pros early, and why it is a hard problem to tackle.

In Fantasy Pool Look, Jaromir Jagr is no longer the superstar he once was.

In the Ask Adam Mailbag: How high-payroll teams can go after Forsberg, why it is so important to market hockey, and how Adam became a sports writer.

Yesterday’s Action…

Carolina 2, Washington 1
(story/highlights)
- Andrew Ladd scored the eventual game-winner in the first period and Cam Ward made 33 saves.

Anaheim 2, New Jersey 1
(story/highlights)
- Ryan Carter scored twice and Jonas Hiller made 34 saves.

Boston 3, Buffalo 2 (SO) (story/highlights)
- Zdeno Chara and Marco Sturm scored in regulation and Phil Kessel won it in the shootout.

Columbus 1, San Jose 2 (OT)
(story/highlights)
- Joe Thornton and Marcel Goc scored and Evgeni Nabokov stopped 31 shots and a penalty shot by Rick Nash.

News and Views…

Boston: Glen Murray returned from a hip flexor that kept him out of 19 games.

Columbus:
Ole-Kristian Tollefsen is day-to-day with a concussion.

Dallas:
Tobias Stephan was assigned to Iowa.

Detroit:
Francis Lemieux was acquired from Montreal and assigned to Grand Rapids.

Florida: Anthony Stewart was assigned to Rochester.

Los Angeles: Jean-Sebastien Aubin was assigned to Manchester.

Montreal: Brett Engelhardt was acquired from Detroit and assigned to Hamilton.

Phoenix: Signed Peter Vandermeer.

Pittsburgh: Assigned Tyler Kennedy to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.

San Jose: Kyle McLaren returned from a knee injury… Dmitri Patzold was recalled from Worcester and Thomas Greiss was demoted.

Toronto: Ben Ondrus and Andy Wozniewski were assigned to the Marlies.

What’s on tap…

N.Y. Rangers at Philadelphia, 1:00 p.m.
Los Angeles at Pittsburgh, 1:00 p.m.
Detroit at Toronto, 3:00 p.m.
N.Y. Islanders at Minnesota, 6:00 p.m.
Florida at Boston, 7:00 p.m.
Montreal at Ottawa, 7:00 p.m.
Carolina at New Jersey, 7:00 p.m.
Tampa Bay at Atlanta, 7:00 p.m.
Edmonton at Calgary, 7:00 p.m.
St. Louis at Dallas, 8:00 p.m.
Colorado at Vancouver, 10:00 p.m.
Nashville 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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