The Hockey News Daily Dish: March 24

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In his blog, Brian Costello says what tactics he would use if he were a head coach.

Jason Kay asks: Does a Canadian-U.S. bias really exists in the hockey world?

Yesterday’s Action…

St. Louis 3, Chicago 4 (OT)
– Patrick Kane scored the overtime-winner and Nikolai Khabibulin made 26 saves.

New York Islanders 1, Philadelphia 4
– Daniel Briere had a goal and two assists and Martin Biron made 32 saves.

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News and Views…

Chicago: Robert Lang is day-to-day with a sore back… Recalled Troy Brouwer from Rockford.

Colorado: Jim Benton of the Rocky Mountain News writes that Peter Forsberg is hoping to return Monday, but Adam Foote is questionable. (more…)

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St. Louis: Martin Rucinsky is day-to-day with a sore back.

Tampa Bay: After it was reported he may have to undergo wrist surgery in the summer, Vinny Lecavalier said he’s not too concerned with his wrist, according to the Tampa Tribune. (more…)

Matt Stajan is ready to be the next Leafs captain, writes Damien Cox in the Toronto Star. (more…)

What’s on tap…

Pittsburgh at N.Y. Islanders, 7:00 p.m.
Ottawa at Montreal, 7:30 p.m.
Calgary at Colorado, 9:00 p.m.
Minnesota at Edmonton, 9:00 p.m.

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