The Hockey News Daily Dish: May 18

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Yesterday’s Action…

Dallas 2, Detroit 1 (story/highlights/blog)
– Marty Turco made 38 saves and Joel Lundqvist scored the game-winning goal.

News and Views…

Memorial Cup: Donna Spencer of the Toronto Star writes about Spokane’s OT triumph over Belleville. (more…)

World Championship:
Niklas Backstrom led Finland to a bronze medal win over Sweden. (more…)

Ken Campbell writes that Teemu Selanne has retired from international play. (more…)

Buffalo: Ryan Miller talks to Bucky Gleason of the Buffalo News about changing goalie equipment size this summer. (more…)

Bob Wojnowski of the Detroit News writes about the sudden series the Western final took Saturday with a Dallas win. (more…)

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New York Rangers: Larry Brooks of the New York Post writes Glen Sather is expected to sit down and talk with Jaromir Jagr’s agent about a new contract this week. (more…)

Philadelphia: Tim Panaccio of the Philadelphia Inquirer writes the Flyers all full of confidence heading into Game 5 Sunday. (more…)

Pittsburgh: Signed Kevin Veilleux to an entry-level contract… Rob Rossi of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review defends the team’s defensive shutdown play. (more…)

What’s on tap…

Philadelphia at Pittsburgh, Game 5, 3:00 p.m.

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