The Hockey News Daily Dish: May 12

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On the weekend at…

The once one-sided debate on who you’d rather have, Evgeni Malkin or Sidney Crosby, is no longer an outlandish one, writes Jason Kay in his blog.

Yesterday’s Action…

Philadelphia 2, Pittsburgh 4 (story/highlights/blog)
– Sidney Crosby had a two-point night and Marc-Andre Fleury turned aside 30 shots.

News and Views…

Colorado: Bernie Lincicome of the Rocky Mountain News writes that Patrick Roy is not the right fit as Avs head coach. (more…)

Detroit: George Sipple and Helene St. James of the Detroit Free Press write that Johan Franzen will miss Game 3. (more…)

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Philadelphia: Rich Hofmann of the Philadelphia Inquirer writes about the inspiring leadership being displayed by young Mick Richards in the third round series. (more…)

Phoenix: Matt Paulson of the East Valley Tribune writes that Blake Wheeler has left the University of Minnesota to turn pro. (more…)

Pittsburgh: Maxime Talbot returned to the lineup for Game 2 after missing three games with a broken foot.

What’s on tap…

Detroit at Dallas, Game 3, 8:00 p.m.

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