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The Hockey News Daily Dish: March 2

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Yesterday’s action…
 
Atlanta 2, Boston 3 (SO) (story/highlights)
- Phil Kessel had an assist and won the game in a shootout, while Tim Thomas stopped 26 shots.
 
Philadelphia 4, New York Islanders 1 (story/highlights)
- Jeff Carter and Scottie Upshall each had two points and Martin Biron turned aside 33 shots.
 
Pittsburgh 4, Ottawa 5 (story/highlights)
- Daniel Alfredsson scored twice and Cory Stillman posted two assists.
 
Tampa Bay 1, Carolina 5 (story/highlights)
- Sergei Samsonov had a goal and two assists and Cam ward stopped 22 shots.
 
Toronto 3, Washington 2 (story/highlights)
- Mats Sundin had a goal and two assists and Vesa Toskala made 26 saves.
 
New Jersey 1, Montreal 2 (story/highlights)
- Carey Price turned aside 31 shots and Andrei Kostitsyn scored the game-winning goal.
 
Los Angeles 2, Colorado 5 (story/highlights)
- Ryan Smyth scored twice before leaving the game with an injury and Jose Theodore stopped 23.
 
Nashville 3, Dallas 1 (story/highlights)
- Dan Ellis stopped 24 shots and Jordin Tootoo notched the game-winning goal.
 
San Jose 2, St. Louis 0 (story/highlights)
- Joe Pavelski’s goal stood up as the game-winner as Brian Boucher earned a 24-save shutout in his first game as a Shark.
 
Calgary 3, Phoenix 1 (story/highlights)
- Jarome Iginla had two goals, Kristian Huselius had three assists and Curtis Joseph made 16 saves.
 
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News and Views…
 
Calgary: Cory Sarich is day-to-day for undisclosed reasons.
 
Carolina: Ray Whitney is day-to-day with a groin injury, while Tim Gleason returned after missing a game with the flu.
 
Colorado: Ryan Smyth left Saturday’s game with a head injury.
 
Montreal: Steve Begin is day-to-day with a groin injury.
 
New York Islanders: Brendan Witt returned after missing eight games with a knee injury… Recalled Jeremy Colliton from Bridgeport.
 
St. Louis: Assigned Roman Polak to Peoria.
 
What’s on tap…
 
Vancouver at Chicago, 3:00 p.m.
Florida at New York Islanders, 3:00 p.m.
Philadelphia at New York Rangers, 3:00 p.m.
Detroit at Buffalo, 3:00 p.m.
Atlanta at Pittsburgh 3:00 p.m.
Los Angeles at Minnesota, 6:00 p.m.
Columbus at Edmonton, 8:00 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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