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NHL Playoff Morning Papers (Monday Edition): Marian Hossa versus Pittsburgh is getting closer, Blackhawks angry with officiating and Patrick Roy apparently offered coach and GM job in Colorado

3rd Round Playoff Matchups

Eastern Conference

Pittsburgh Penguins (4) versus Carolina Hurricanes (6)

Western Conference

Detroit Red Wings (2) versus Chicago Blackhawks (4)

Teams that are not in the playoffs:

  • Bruce Dowbiggen thinks Hockey Night in Canada condones head shots(Writer’s note:  I think Dowbiggen is getting carried away here.  That may have been interference, but it was certainly not a head shot.)
  • Adrian Dater tells us that reports out of Montreal have Patrick Roy being offered the head coaching position and the open GM position of the Avalanche.
  • Perhaps the Lightning will decide to keep the number two overall selection in the NHL Entry Draft instead of trading it?
  • Gary Loewen of the Toronto Sun says, among many other things, that the NHL’s third round has been a dud.
  • Who is ready for the Don Cherry movie?
  • Heather Schroeder sure loves her Phoenix Coyotes.
  • Top Capitals prospects Karl Alzner has not been able to suit up for Hershey in the AHL playoffs the past two weeks because of a concussion.

AHL Playoffs

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