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The Hockey News Daily Dish: May 3

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Yesterday’s Action…

Dallas 2, San Jose 3 (OT) (story/highlights)

- Joe Pavelski notched the overtime-winner and Evgeni Nabokov turned aside 24 shots.

News and Views…

Atlanta: Bill Tiller of the Atlanta Journal and Constitution runs down Pat Quinn’s resume and wonders if he’s the right man to coach the Thrashers. (more...)

Signed prospect Mikael Backlund.

Colorado: Adrian Dater of the Denver Post writes that the Avs’ injury woes were worse than the team let on. (more...)

Michael Russo of the Minnesota Star Tribune writes about Marian Gaborik’s surgery on his right hip to fix a torn labrum. (more...)

New York Rangers:
Larry Brooks of the New York Post writes that if they are to come back, the refs have to let them play their physical game. (more...)

Tampa Bay: Damian Cristodero of the St. Petersburg Times, writes that Vincent Lecavalier’s recovery from shoulder surgery could end up extending into training camp. (more...)

What’s on tap…

Philadelphia at Montreal, Game 5, 7:00 p.m.

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