The Hockey News Daily Dish: May 2

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Yesterday’s Action…

Pittsburgh 0, New York Rangers 3 (story/highlights)
– Jaromir Jagr scored twice and added an assist, while Henrik Lundqvist stopped all 29 shots.

Detroit 8, Colorado 2
– Johan Franzen netted a hat trick and Chris Osgood made 29 saves.

News and Views…

Colorado: Recalled Wyatt Smith from Lake Erie… Peter Forsberg sat out Game 4 with a groin injury… Mark Kiszla of the Denver Post writes that it’s time for Peter Forsberg to pack it in. (more…)

Herb Zurkowsky of the Montreal Gazette talks about Guy Carbonneau’s optimism heading into Game 5 against Philadelphia. (more…)

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New York Rangers: The New York Post reports Sean Avery is still in the intensive care unit, but improving his condition. (more…)

Pittsburgh: Gary Roberts returned from a groin injury that kept him out of five games.

What’s on tap…

Dallas at San Jose, Game 5, 10:00 p.m.

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