The Hockey News Daily Dish: April 17

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Yesterday’s Action…

Pittsburgh 3, Ottawa 1 (story/highlights)
– Sidney Crosby had two points and the Pens completed a sweep of the Sens.

New Jersey 3, New York Rangers 5 (story/highlights)
– Scott Gomez had two goals and Marc Staal scored the game-winner.

Detroit 2, Nashville 3
– Shea Weber and Martin Erat each had two points and Dan Ellis made 39 saves to even the series.

News and Views…

Anaheim: Eric Stephens of the Los Angeles Times writes Corey Perry could return for Game 4. (more…)

Calgary: Eric Francis of the Calgary Sun writes about Jarome Iginla’s yelling match with a coach. (more…)

Carolina: Signed Sergei Samsonov to a three-year contract extension. (more…)

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Philadelphia: Tim Panaccio of the Philadelphia Inquirer writes Kimmo Timonen suffered a bruised, instead of dislocated shoulder, and will be back in Game 4. (more…)

Vancouver: Vancouver ownership is beginning its search for a new GM with a few big names rumored to be in the mix, writes Gary Kingston of the Vancouver Sun. (more…)

What’s on tap…

Washington at Philadelphia, Game 4, 7:00 p.m.
Boston at Montreal, Game 5, 7:00 p.m.
Anaheim at Dallas, Game 4, 8:00 p.m.
Colorado at Minnesota, Game 5, 9:00 p.m.
Calgary at San Jose, Game 5, 10:00 p.m.

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