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Ottawa 0, Pittsburgh 4 (story)
– 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) (story)
– Joe Sakic had two points, including the game-winning goal and Jose Theodore made 28 saves.
Calgary 3, San Jose 2 (story)
– 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.
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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