Today’s music selection is If I Feel Better by Phoenix.
A quick lead and superior goaltending by Tomas Vokoun allowed the Florida Panthers to beat the Chicago Blackhawks last night in front of a split crowd. The Hawk fans in attendance made some loud anthem noise. The Panther fans cheered “Let’s go Panther’s. A Hawk fan wearing an Indian headdress would ask “How much time left in the period”, right before the public address announcer said that there is one minute left. Panther fans brought signs that said “We miss you Michael Frolik. Little Miss Rat Trick brought a sign that said:
The Panthers held on for Pete DeBoer’s 100th career victory. If you missed Dave’s recap, it’s here. The game was virtually decided in the first period as Florida jumped to that 3-0 lead. Coach Q’s bleeding ulcer may have acted up after that first period and Marty Turco replaced Corey Crawford. Have to hand to to the Panthers and Tomas Vokoun.
I am prepared for the crap you will all throw my way today! Links after the jump.
Here’s your Wednesday links:
Tomas Vokoun holds off the Blackhawks barrage. On Frozen Pond.
Blackhawk Up reviews the Hawks defeat.
Puck Daddy’s Three Stars for Tuesday, include Tomas Vokoun.
Zdeno Chara layed a big hit on Montreal Canadiens forward Max Pacioretty. There will be a hearing on this today. Suspendable? You judge.
Bob McKenzie from TSN gives his analysis of the hit.
FanSided’s Thrasher Backer celebrates International Women’s Day in hockey.
Can the Phoenix Coyotes be saved? Biz Journal.
Yesterday was the seven year anniversary of the Todd Bertuzzi/Steve Moore incident. Globe and Mail.
Elliotte Friedman’s 30 Thoughts. CBC.ca
Elliotte says hockey is a great but dangerous game.
Justin Bourne talks about smelly buses and hockey players.
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