With the Vancouver Canucks advancing to the Western Conference Final I must know follow through on my statement that if they advance, I will eat my shoe. Ryan Kesler was the star of the series, and has played very well. (Did I just say that?) While the
sisters, twins, Sedins are missing in action for the most part. Congrats however should be extended to the Nashville Prerdators. They hung in and gave Vancouver a fight. They are one or two players away from being a serious contender in the future. Losing Steve Sullivan hurt, and while he may not have been the anwser, he would have helped on the power play.
I’ll take the toughness of the West anytime over the finesse of the East.
By the way Mr. Tallon, Joel Ward is a free agent. Just sayin’.
Links after the jump.
Jeremy Roenick, always opinionated, questions the heart of Patrick Marleau. Fear The Fin.
Puck Daddy’s Three Stars for Monday night.
Vancouver is moving on, awaiting their next opponent. Globe and Mail.
Detroit hopes to find it’s way back to San Jose. NHL.com.
In defeat the Nashville faithful give reason to believe. Stick tap to their support. Puck Daddy.
Chris Pronger’s “Year from hell” is over. Pro Hockey Talk.
Houses of the hockey looks at how the East is spending their spring break.
Ken Hitchcock causes some fireworks at the World Championships. Kukla’s Corner.
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