- Nicklas Backstrom is ill, an may not play in Game 1 on Thursday.
- Bruce Boudreau has named Jose Theodore his playoff starting goalie. Boudreau said that Theodore has a much longer leash this year.
- EA Sports picks the Chicago Blackhawks to win the Stanley Cup, over Pittsburgh. I might add that they picked Boston last year, and San Jose the year before.
- Whenever I play NHL 10, it also seems to think Ovechkin-Steckel-Backstrom is the ideal 1st line; maybe it knows something we don't...
- A nice Alexander Semin interview; Semin thinks the Caps need to finish the 1st round as quickly as possible, and I agree.
- Some Jose Theodore love from ESPN.
- More on Theodore; "When Montreal Loved Jose Theodore."
- Some interesting notes on the playoffs.
- Cruising into the playoffs? Nope! Caps had the best 2nd-half record, read about it from ESPN.
- Let the playoff trash talking begin!
In Other News...
- Marty Turco will not be resigned by the Dallas Stars.
- The Tampa Bay Lightning fired their GM and coach earlier this week. That was fast.
- The 2010 NHL Draft Lottery was held Tuesday. Here are the teams with the top 5 picks; Edmonton (#1), Boston (#2, from Toronto), Florida (#3), Columbus (#4), and the NY Islanders (#5).
That's it for today.
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