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Sunday, April 25, 2010

Playoff Notebook (4/25/10)

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Series Standings…
Eastern Conference
Washington Capitals (#1) vs. Montreal Canadiens (#8)
Capitals lead 3-2
New Jersey Devils (#2) vs. Philadelphia Flyers (#7)
Flyers win series 4-1
Buffalo Sabres (#3) vs. Boston Bruins (#6)
Bruins lead 3-2
Pittsburgh Penguins (#4) vs. Ottawa Senators (#5)
Penguins win series 4-2
Western Conference
San Jose Sharks (#1) vs. Colorado Avalanche (#8)
Sharks win series 4-2
Chicago Blackhawks (#2) vs. Nashville Predators (#7)
Blackhawks lead 3-2
Vancouver Canucks (#3) vs. Los Angeles Kings (#6)
Canucks lead 3-2
Phoenix Coyotes (#4) vs. Detroit Red Wings (#5)
Red Wings lead 3-2

The Musings of a Caps Fan 1st round playoff predictions….
Eastern Conference
Washington Capitals in 5 Game 6 Monday
More than 5 games
New Jersey Devils in 7 Philadelphia Flyers in 5
Devils Eliminated
Boston Bruins in 6
Maybe
Pittsburgh Penguins in 7 Pittsburgh Penguins in 6
Only took 6 games
Western Conference
San Jose Sharks in 5 San Jose Sharks in 6
Took 6 games
Chicago Blackhawks in 6
Maybe
Los Angeles Kings in 7
Possible
Detroit Red Wings in 6
Possible

The following teams have been eliminated from the playoffs....
Eastern Conference
New Jersey Devils, eliminated in 5 games by the Philadelphia Flyers
Ottawa Senators, eliminated in 6 games by the Pittsburgh Penguins
Western Conference
Colorado Avalanche, eliminated in 6 by the San Jose Sharks
Yesterday's Scores...
  • The San Jose Sharks closed out their series with Colorado, winning Game 6 5-2 and advancing to the 2nd Round.
  • The Pittsburgh Penguins needed OT to beat the Ottawa Senators, 4-3. They won the series 4-2, and advance to the 2nd Round.
  • Following a controversial hit by Marian Hossa (see my post about it, with videos), the Chicago Blackhawks scored shorthanded to tie the game up with seconds left and later won, 5-4 in OT following a goal by Hossa. They lead their series against the Nashville Predators 3-2.
Tonight's Action....
  • The Vancouver Canucks look to eliminate the Los Angeles Kings in Game 6 tonight, in LA.
  • The Detroit Red Wings look to eliminate the Phoenix Coyotes in Game 6 tonight, in the Motor City.

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