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Boston 1, Montreal 4 (story)
– Sergei and Andrei Kostitsyn each had a goal and Carey Price stopped 17 shots.
Nashville 1, Detroit 3 (story)
– Henrik Zetterberg scored twice and Dominik Hasek made 19 saves.
Calgary 0, San Jose 2 (story)
– Joe Pavelski and Torrey Mitchell scored, while Evgeni Nabokov stopped all 21 shots.
Dallas 4, Anaheim 0 (story)
– Marty Turco earned a 23-save shutout and Brendan Morrow had a three-point night.
News and Views…
Boston: Marc Savard returned from a back injury to play in Game 1.
Buffalo: John Vogl of the Buffalo News writes that Maxim Afinogenov may have played his last game as a Sabre. (more…)
Detroit: Kris Draper and Brad Stuart both returned from injury to play in Game 1.
Florida: Jacques Martin will not return as head coach of the Panthers next season, writes George Richards of the Miami Herald. (more…)
Montreal: Mike Komisarek played in Game 1 after returning from a lower body injury.
Nashville: Scott Nichol is day-to-day with a left arm injury… John Glennon of The Tennessean writes about Jordin Tootoo’s aggressive and rough style of play. (more…)
Ottawa: Allen Panzeri of the Ottawa Citizen writes that Anton Volchenkov will play in Game 2 after sustaining a nasty cut in Game 1. (more…)
What’s on tap…
New York Rangers at New Jersey, Game 2, 7:00 p.m.
Philadelphia at Washington, Game 1, 7:00 p.m.
Ottawa at Pittsburgh, Game 2, 7:00 p.m.
Colorado at Minnesota, Game 2, 9:00 p.m.
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