The Hockey News Daily Dish: April 18

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Yesterday’s Action…

Washington 3, Philadelphia 4 (OT)
– Jeff Carter had two goals and an assist and Martin Biron made 38 saves.

Boston 5, Montreal 1 (story/highlights)
– Glen Metropolit scored the winner and Tim Thomas turned aside 31 saves.

Anaheim 1, Dallas 3 (story/highlights)
– Stu Barnes had a goal and an assist and Marty Turco made 27 saves.

Colorado 3, Minnesota 2 (story/highlights)
– Peter Forsberg and Milan Hejduk each had two assists and Jose Theodore made 38 saves.

Calgary 3, San Jose 4 (story/highlights)
– Jonathan Cheechoo scored twice and Evgeni Nabokov made 33 saves.

News and Views…

Anaheim: Corey Perry returned from a deep laceration in his leg to play in Game 4.

Boston: Aaron Ward missed Game 5 with a knee injury and is day-to-day… Kevin Paul Dumont of the Boston Globe writes Harry Sinden should be fired for his remarks about the team. (more…)

Signed Dan Bertram and Michael Brennan from Boston College.

Dallas: Philippe Boucher sat out Game 4 with  lower body injury and is day-to-day.

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Detroit: Bob Wojnowski of the Detroit News writes Chris Osgood is ready for his turn to start against the Preds in Game 5. (more…)

Montreal: Mark Streit sat out Game 5 with a hip injury and is day-to-day…Recalled Ben Maxwell, Yann Danis, Pavel Valentenko, Mathieu Carle, Brock Trotter, Matt D’Agostini and Kyle Chipchura.

New York Rangers: Larry Brooks of the New York Post writes about what has to happen this post-season for Jaromir Jagr to remain a Ranger next season. (more…)

Ottawa: Ken Warren of the Ottawa Citizen writes about Ray Emery’s remarks after the end of their season. (more…)

Washington: Jeff Schultz sat out Game 4 with back spasms and is day-to-day.

What’s on tap…

New York Rangers at New Jersey, Game 5, 7:30 p.m.
Nashville at Detroit, Game 5, 7:30 p.m.
Dallas at Anaheim, Game 5, 10:30 p.m.

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