Sunday, May 2, 2010

Playoff Notebook (5/2/10)


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Series Standings…
Eastern Conference
Pittsburgh Penguins (#4) vs. Montreal Canadiens (#8)
Tied 1-1
Boston Bruins (#6) vs. Philadelphia Flyers (#7)
Bruins lead 1-0
Western Conference
San Jose Sharks (#1) vs. Detroit Red Wings (#5)
Sharks lead 1-0
Chicago Blackhawks (#2) vs. Vancouver Canucks (#3)
Canucks lead 1-0

The Musings of a Caps Fan 2nd round playoff predictions….

Eastern Conference
Montreal Canadiens in 6
Canadiens tied 1-1
Boston Bruins in 6
Bruins up 1-0
Western Conference
Detroit Red Wings in 6
Red Wings down 0-1
Chicago Blackhawks in 7
Blackhawks down 0-1

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
Buffalo Sabres, eliminated in 6 games by the Boston Bruins
Washington Capitals, eliminated in 7 games by the Montreal Canadiens
Western Conference
Colorado Avalanche, eliminated in 6 by the San Jose Sharks
Nashville Predators, eliminated in 6 by the Chicago Blackhawks
Los Angeles Kings, eliminated in 6 by the Vancouver Canucks
Phoenix Coyotes, eliminated in 7 by the Detroit Red Wings

Yesterday’s Scores
  • The Vancouver Canucks dominated Antii Niemi and Roberto Luongo stood tall as the Canucks beat the Chicago Blackhawks 5-1 in Game 1. Christobal Huet actually made an appearance in net; not a comforting thought for Blackhawks fans. Huet only needed to make 3 saves.

Earlier Today

  • Michael Cammalleri scored 2 goals and Jaroslav Halak made 38 saves as the Montreal Canadiens beat the Pittsburgh Penguins, 3-1, to even the series at 1 a piece. Crosby and Malkin combined for 0 points and 4 shots.

Tonight’s Action

  • Detroit Red Wings – San Jose Sharks, Game 2.

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