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The Hockey News Daily Dish: Nov. 6

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Peter Forsberg left practice after about an hour with the Swedish national team in preparation for the Karjala Cup. According to the report, Forsberg was bothered by his ankle and foot and says he hasn’t been this close to retirement before. (more...)

NORTHEAST

Boston: Called up goaltender Tuukka Rask and right wing Petteri Nokelainen from Providence…Assigned goaltender Jordan Sigalet and center David Krejci to the AHL squad.

Buffalo: Jaroslav Spacek and Dmitri Kalinin missed Monday’s game due to injuries…after not being shutout at all last year, the Sabres have been blanked twice so far this season. (more...)

Montreal: Cristobal Huet made 29 saves and Tomas Plekanec scored the winner in the second period as the Canadiens handled the Sabres 2-0. (watch highlights)

Ottawa: Jason Spezza is expected to sit out tonight’s game against the Maple Leafs.

Toronto: Kyle Wellwood and Mark Bell are expected to be in the lineup for tonight’s game.

ATLANTIC

New Jersey: New Jersey has yet to win this year after giving up the game’s first goal (0-6-1)…Returned defenseman Olli Malmivaara to Lowell of the AHL. (more...)

New York Rangers: Henrik Lundqvist turned aside 30 shots for his fourth shutout in 14 games this season in a 2-0 win over the Flyers. (highlights)

New York Islanders: Goaltender Rick DiPietro was cleared to practice two days after being struck in the eye by Sidney Crosby’s stick, but is still questionable for Tuesday’s game against the Rangers. (more...)

Philadelphia: Simon Gagne returned to the lineup last night after missing four games due to dizziness. (more...)

Pittsburgh: Sidney Crosby scored twice and Danny Sabourin made 20 saves for his first career shutout and the Pens beat the Devils 5-0 Monday night. (highlights)

SOUTHEAST

Atlanta: Assigned left wing Brett Stirling to Chicago o the AHL.

Carolina: Cory Stillman scored a hat trick in 11:28, Eric Staal netted two and Cam Ward turned aside 35 shots in a 5-0 romp over the Capitals Monday night. (highlights)

Florida: Olli Jokinen played in his 500th game with the Panthers and David Booth scored with 1:19 left in the third period to lift Florida over Tampa Bay 4-3.  (highlights)

Tampa Bay: The Lightning’s loss Monday night dropped their road record to 0-7, a franchise-worst, so far this year. (more...)

Washington: Donald Brashear received a five-minute major and a game misconduct for boarding in Monday night’s loss to Carolina. (more...)

CENTRAL

St. Louis
: Assigned Erik Johnson to Peoria of the AHL for a rehab stint, he will make his first appearance on Tuesday…David Backes will be sidelined four weeks with a ligament injury in his left knee. (more...)

PACIFIC

Anaheim: Two costly penalties that extinguished their own power plays contributed to Anaheim’s worst loss in almost four years…J-S Giguere was pulled in favor of Ilya Bryzgalov in the third period after stopping 15 of 19 shots faced. (more...)

Dallas: Marty Turco recorded his first shutout of the season, Jere Lehtinen had a goal and two assists and the Stars walked over the Ducks 5-0 Monday. (highlights)

NORTHWEST

Calgary: Although he made 30 saves in Monday’s loss, goaltender Miikka Kiprusoff was pulled with 9:22 left in the game. (more...)
 
Colorado: Paul Stastny, Wojtek Wolski and Milan Hejduk combined for eight points while Ryan Smyth notched his 300th career assist in a 4-1 win over Calgary Monday. (highlights)

Edmonton: Dwayne Roloson was pulled after the first period of Monday’s game after allowing three of eight shots beat him. (more...)

Minnesota: With Pavol Demitra and Marion Gaborik out with injuries, the Wild got offensive support from Mark Parrish and Mikko Koivu for a 5-2 win over Edmonton. (highlights)

On Tap Tonight…

N.Y. Rangers at N.Y. Islanders, 7:00 p.m.
Washington at Atlanta, 7:00 p.m.
Toronto at Ottawa, 7:30 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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The Hockey News Daily Dish: Nov. 6