The Hockey News Daily Dish: April 27

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Yesterday’s Action…

Colorado 1, Detroit 5 (story/highlights)
– Johan Franzen had a hat trick and Chris Osgood turned aside 19 shots.

Philadelphia 4, Montreal 2 (story/highlights)
– Martin Biron stopped 34 shots and R.J. Umberger scored twice.

News and Views…

Boston: John Vogl of the Buffalo News writes Jason Pominville isn’t a traitor for deciding to play for Team USA at the World Championship; he’s an American too, and they asked for his services. (more…)

Calgary: George Johnson of the Calgary Herald writes about the simmering relationship between Miikka Kiprusoff and Mike Keenan. (more…)

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Detroit: Brad Stuart returned for Game 2 after missing the first game against Colorado for personal reasons.

Pittsburgh: Dave Molinari of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette writes about Michel Therrien and his defense of star Sidney Crosby. (more…)

What’s on tap…

New York Rangers at Pittsburgh, Game 2, 2:00 p.m.
Dallas at San Jose, Game 2, 9:00 p.m.

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