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The Hockey News Daily Dish: May 1

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Yesterday’s Action…

Montreal 2, Philadelphia 4 (story/highlights)

- R.J. Umberger scored twice and Martin Biron made 36 saves.

San Jose 2, Dallas 1 (story/highlights)

- Milan Michalek scored the game-winning goal and Evgeni Nabokov turned aside 17 shots.

News and Views…

Anaheim: Signed John de Gray, Jason Bailey and Matt Beleskey to entry-level contracts.

Atlanta: Chicago of the AHL released Angelo Esposito from amateur tryout contract.

Boston: Zdeno Chara underwent shoulder surgery, writes Fluto Shinzawa in the Boston Globe. (more...)



Colorado:
Paul Stastny is day-to-day with a kneee injury and could miss the rest of the second round series… Mark Kiszla of the Denver Post writes about the future of Joe Sakic with the Avs. (more...)

Dallas: Stu Barnes is day-to-day with a head injury.



Edmonton:
Terry Jones of the Edmonton Sun writes about Joni Pitkanen taking himself out of the World Championships. (more...)

Montreal: Patrice Brisebois returned after missing Game 3 with a leg injury.

New York Rangers: Will be without Sean Avery for the rest of the season after he suffered a lacerated spleen… Larry Brooks of the New York Post writes about Jaromir Jagr’s future in the NHL. (more...)

Ottawa: Hugh Adami of the Ottawa Ctiizen writes about the possibility of Pat Quinn becoming the next head coach in Ottawa. (more...)

Philadelphia: Mike Knuble returned after missing five games with a hamstring injury.

Toronto: Signed Dale Mitchell to the Marlies.

What’s on tap…

Pittsburgh at New York Rangers, Game 4, 7:00 p.m.

Detroit at Colorado, Game 4, 10:00 p.m.

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