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Colorado 1, Detroit 5 (story/highlights)
- Johan Franzen had a hat trick and Chris Osgood turned aside 19 shots.
Philadelphia 4, Montreal 2 (story/highlights)
- Martin Biron stopped 34 shots and R.J. Umberger scored twice.
News and Views…
Boston: John Vogl of the Buffalo News writes Jason Pominville isn’t a traitor for deciding to play for Team USA at the World Championship; he’s an American too, and they asked for his services. (more...)
Calgary: George Johnson of the Calgary Herald writes about the simmering relationship between Miikka Kiprusoff and Mike Keenan. (more...)
Detroit: Brad Stuart returned for Game 2 after missing the first game against Colorado for personal reasons.
Pittsburgh: Dave Molinari of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette writes about Michel Therrien and his defense of star Sidney Crosby. (more...)
What’s on tap…
New York Rangers at Pittsburgh, Game 2, 2:00 p.m.
Dallas at San Jose, Game 2, 9:00 p.m.
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