Yesterday at thn.com:
In his blog, Ken Campbell writes if hockey won’t police itself, others will.
In Top Shelf, Ryan Dixon talks about the terror on the ice, and nice guy off it, Milan Lucic is.
Ryan Kennedy calls on the NCAA to make a westward expansion in hockey, in his blog.
In his blog, NHL Network and radio host Brian Duff says home ice advantage isn’t always an advantage.
In the Ask Adam Mailbag: Morozov, entry draft tickets, future Cup chances and the cap after taxes.
The Fantasy Pool Look tells Kristian Huselius owners not to worry about his recent benching by Mike Keenan.
Nashville 2, Columbus 0 (story/highlights)
- Jan Hlavac and Radek Bonk scored, while Dan Ellis earned a 43-save shutout.
Atlanta 1, Carolina 7 (story/highlights)
- Tuomo Ruutu scored twice, Eric Staal had three points and Cam Ward made 25 saves.
Philadelphia 4, New Jersey 5 (story/highlights)
- Johnny Oduya scored twice, Jamie Langenbrunner won the game in the shootout and Martin Brodeur made 28 saves.
St. Louis 4, Detroit 3 (OT) (story/highlights)
- Paul Kariya had three assists and Brad Boys had two goals including the winner.
Montreal 4, Buffalo 3 (OT) (story/highlights)
- Mark Streit had three assists and Carey Price made 35 saves.
Vancouver 0, Minnesota 4 (story/highlights)
- Marion Gaborik had two assists and Niklas Backstrom stopped all 28 shots.
Edmonton 4, Colorado 5 (SO) (story/highlights)
- Peter Forsberg had three assists, Milan Hejduk scored the shootout-winner and Jose Theodore made 27 saves.
San Jose 3, Anaheim 1 (story/highlights)
- Joe Pavelski had two assists and Brian Boucher made 23 saves.
Click HERE for NHL standings.
News and Views…
Boston: Chuck Kobasew is out indefinitely with a fractured left tibia.
Carolina: Chad LaRose returned after missing 21 games with a broken leg.
Chicago: Niklas Hjalmarsson was assigned to Rockford.
Colorado: Adam Foote returned from a hip injury, while Jordan Leopold is day-to-day with a hip injury… Assigned Wes O’Neill to Johnstown.
Columbus: Jared Boll returned from a hip injury… Alexandre Picard was assigned to Syracuse.
Detroit: Darren McCarty, Valtteri Filppula and Dallas Drake returned from injury… Recalled Jimmy Howard from Grand Rapids.
New York Islanders: Jeremy Colliton and Jeff Tambellini were assigned to Bridgeport.
Ottawa: Cory Stillman is day-to-day with a leg injury.
Philadelphia: Randy Jones returned from a hip flexor.
Pittsburgh: Jonathan D’Aversa and Chris Minard were assigned to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.
San Jose: Craig Rivet is day-to-day for an undisclosed reason… Assigned Jamie McGinn to Worcester and signed Matthew Jones.
St. Louis: Dan Hinote and Jay McKee returned from injury.
Vancouver: Brendan Morrison is out indefinitely with a torn ACL.
Washington: Sasha Pokulok was assigned to South Carolina of the ECHL… Signed Mathieu Perreault.
What’s on tap…
Ottawa at Boston, 1:00 p.m.
Dallas at Los Angeles, 4:00 p.m.
Montreal at Toronto, 7:00 p.m.
Philadelphia at N.Y. Islanders, 7:00 p.m.
Washington at Florida, 7:00 p.m.
Carolina at Tampa Bay, 7:30 p.m.
Chicago at St. Louis, 8:30 p.m.
Edmonton at Calgary, 10:00 p.m.
The Hockey News Daily Dish, a roundup of all the previous day’s news, appears each morning only on THN.com.