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The Hockey News Daily Dish: March 8

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Erik Christensen scored the shootout-winner for the Thrashers over the Wild Friday night. (Photo by Dave Sandford/NHLI via Getty Images) Author: The Hockey News

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The Hockey News Daily Dish: March 8

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Yesterday’s Action…

Tampa Bay 1, New Jersey 2 (OT) (story/highlights)
- Patrick Elias had two points, including the game-winning goal and Martin Brodeur made 21 saves.

Edmonton 2, Columbus 1 (OT)
(story/highlights)
- Andrew Cogliano scored the overtime-winner and Mathieu Garon stopped 30 shots.

Minnesota 2, Atlanta 3 (SO) (story/highlights)
- Colby Armstrong had a goal and Erik Christensen scored the shootout-winner, while Johan Hedberg stopped 37 shots.

San Jose 3, Chicago 2 (story/highlights)
- Evgeni Nabokov had to make only 17 saves, and Joe Thornton recorded two assists.

Nashville 2, Calgary 1 (OT)
(story/highlights)
- J-P Dumont won the game in overtime and Dan Ellis made 29 saves.

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News and Views…

Anaheim: Bobby Ryan was recalled from Portland… Corey Perry will miss about six weeks with a laceration in his right quad. (more...)

Atlanta: Todd White is day-to-day with an elbow injury… Assigned Dan Turple to Gwinett of the ECHL.

Calgary: Cory Sarich returned to the lineup after missing two games with a facial injury.

Chicago: Chris Kuc of the Chicago Tribune talks about the Hawks’ honoring of Bobby Hull and Stan Mikita. (more...)

Columbus:
Michael Peca is day-to-day with a knee injury… Signed Andrew Murray to a three-year contract.

Dallas: Philippe Boucher is day-to-day with a shoulder injury.

Detroit: Recalled Darren McCarty from Grand Rapids.

Edmonton: Mathieu Roy is day-to-day with an upper body injury.

Minnesota: Matt Foy and Kurtis Foster returned after missing time with injuries.

San Jose: Jeremy Roenick returned from the flu.

Tampa Bay:
Assigned Mike Egener to Mississippi of the ECHL, P.J. Atherton to Manchester of the AHL, and recalled Karl Stewart.

What’s on tap…

Washington at Boston, 1:00 p.m.
Montreal at Los Angeles, 4:00 p.m.
New Jersey at Toronto, 7:00 p.m.
N.Y. Islanders at Philadelphia, 7:00 p.m.
Buffalo at Carolina, 7:00 p.m.
Atlanta at Florida, 7:00 p.m.
Ottawa at Phoenix, 9:00 p.m.
Dallas at Colorado, 9:00 p.m.
St. Louis at Vancouver, 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.

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The Hockey News Daily Dish: March 8