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NHL Playoff Observations -- Wednesday

Just a few things that caught my eye:
  • Six-foot-six isn't tall if you're always on your knees. Stand up, Anders Lindback -- STAND UP! They already know about that glove hand of yours. Don't give them anything else!
  • Sidney Crosby has discovered it's tick season. Brandon Dubinsky just latches on between the shoulder blades and drains the energy right out of a guy.
  • Did anyone other than me have visions of Jeff Zatkoff entering the game just after the start of the second? Yikes.
  • Nineteen ... seconds, that is. Tomas Plekanec was the best Hab on the ice in the first half. A goal. A post. He'll lead the Habs in scoring, even with playoff slayer, Daniel Briere, in tow.
  • How soon before the goalie controversy in Anaheim explodes? Frederik Andersen is hot; Jonas Hiller is mad. This should be fun to watch.
  • Is it possible for Jack Johnson to have a better playoff than entire 2013-14 season? #biggameplayer
  • Dominated. By some Ducks. Poor, poor Stars. It was nice that you got into the postseason, but wow. Maybe the Kings won't come out of the West after all ...
  • Sooo ... how long does Dan Bylsma keep his job if the Pens get punted early? Or Ken Hitchcock? Toronto could have a new coach sooner rather than later.

Comments

By: jtopper
On: 4/17/2014 9:18:00 AM
Having Letang and Malkin at the power-play points is a recipe for disaster. Having one or the other is bad enough, but both constitutes a guaranteed short-handed attempt. The playoffs are more about preventing goals than scoring them. Nice to see a Penguins team healthier than they've been all year long (with the exception of Pascal Dupuis and Goc). Blue Jackets were close to their first win in the postseason -- EVER.
 

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