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The Hockey News Daily Dish: May 5

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Yesterday’s Action…



New York Rangers 2, Pittsburgh 3 (OT)
(story/highlights)

- Marian Hossa scored twice and Marc-Andre Fleury made 20 saves.



San Jose 1, Dallas 2 (4OT)
(story/highlights)

- Brenden Morrow score the overtime-winner and Marty Turco made 61 saves.

News and Views…

New York: John Dellapina of the New York Daily News writes Jaromir Jagr ends his season not knowing what will happen next season. (more...)



Philadelphia:
Ed Moran of the Philadelphia Inquirer writes that the Penguins won’t recognize the Flyers from the team they played in the regular season. (more...)

Pittsburgh: Maxime Talbot is day-to-day with a foot injury.

What’s on tap…

Conference finals start Thursday, May 8.

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