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Pittsburgh 5, New York Rangers 3 (story/highlights)
– Evgeni Malkin scored twice and Marc-Andre Fleury made 36 saves.
San Jose 1, Dallas 2 (OT) (story/highlights)
– Mike Ribeiro had two assists, Mattias Norstrom notched the winner and Marty Turco made 19 saves.
Detroit 4, Colorado 3 (story/highlights)
– Pavel Datsyuk had a three-point night and Chris Osgood turned aside 30 shots.
News and Views…
Anaheim: Signed Ryan Carter to a three-year contract extension.
Boston: Providence released Jeff Penner.
Colorado: Peter Forsberg returned from a back injury, T.J. Hensik was recalled from Lake Erie, and Ryan Smyth is day-to-day with a foot injury… Terry Frei of the Denver Post writes that even though they trail 3-0 in the series, Colorado is playing their best hockey. (more…)
Columbus: Signed Jan Hejda to a three-year contract extension. (more…)
Los Angeles: Signed Alec Martinez to an entry-level contract.
Montreal: Pat Hickey of the Montreal Gazette writes that even though Guy Carbonneau won’t announce his starting goalie, we should expect Price to get the nod. (more…)
Philadelphia: Tim Panaccio of the Philadelphia Inquirer, writes about Martin Biron’s longstanding dislike of the Montreal Canadiens. (more…)
Pittsburgh: Dave Molinari of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette writes that Gary Roberts is healthy, but won’t be put back in the lineup yet. (more…)
What’s on tap…
Montreal at Philadelphia, Game 4, 7:00 p.m.
San Jose at Dallas, Game 4, 9:00 p.m.
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