The Hockey News Daily Dish: April 10

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Yesterday’s Action…

Ottawa 0, Pittsburgh 4
– Gary Roberts scored twice and Marc-Andre Fleury stopped all 26 shots for his first post-season shutout.

New York Rangers 4, New Jersey 1 (story)
– Scott Gomez had three assists and Henrik Lundqvist turned aside 26 shots.

Colorado 3, Minnesota 2 (OT)
– Joe Sakic had two points, including the game-winning goal and Jose Theodore made 28 saves.

Calgary 3, San Jose 2
– Stephane Yelle had two goals, Jarome Iginla two assists and Miikka Kiprusoff made 37 saves.

News and Views…

Anaheim: Helene Elliott of the Los Angeles Times writes why the Ducks won’t repeat as Cup champions. (more…)

Calgary: Craig Conroy played in Game 1 after returning from an upper body injury that kept him out of three games.

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Colorado: Terry Frei of the Denver Post writes about Joe Sakic’s aging playoff experience. (more…)

Montreal: Dave Stubbs of the Montreal Gazette writes about the excitement in the city leading up to Game 1. (more…)

Nashville: John Glennon of The Tennessean writes about the battle of goalie opposites in the Nashville/Detroit first round series. (more…)

Ottawa: Ken Warren of the Ottawa Citizen writes how there are still tickets available in Ottawa for Games 3 and 4. (more…)

San Jose: Craig Rivet played Game 1 after returning from an upper body injury.

What’s on tap…

Boston at Montreal, 7:00 p.m.
Nashville at Detroit, 7:00 p.m.
Calgary at San Jose, 10:00 p.m.
Dallas at Anaheim, 10:00 p.m.

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