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Stephen Weiss Out; Shawn Matthias. Jeff Taffe Up

Weiss4 First off, happy Dr. Martin Luther King Day to everyone out there. We have a holiday game tonight with the Thrashers in from Atlanta.

The big news today is that Stephen Weiss missed the skate and will not play tonight. Coach Pete DeBoer says they didn't want to suit Weiss up and then decide he couldn't go as they did Saturday when Weiss was shut down after only a few shifts.

It looks like Dominic Moore is coming up to play on the first line (SunPass Express?) with the second line (Cory Stillman-Steven Reinprect-Rostislav Olesz) sticking together.

Shawn Matthias and Jeff Taffe have been called up from Rochester. Steve MacIntyre was sent back.

Pete said that Dmitry Kulikov and Kenndal McArdle are close to coming back. They are expected to be on the Jersey trip and could play this week.

And Jiggs is here...