Archive for the ‘2010 Stanley Cup Finals’ Category

Comparing Hossas to Hartnells

The playoffs are over so of course, eyes turn to next season. The Flyers, who lost in six games, are left with quite a few roster questions, from what to do about goaltending to how to where to find defensive depth. But the most intriguing question Tim Panaccio asks is what to do about Scott […]

Blackhawks Lift Stanley Cup Outside the Box

I don’t remember a finals quite like this one. When is the last time you saw such average-to-poor goaltending? Flyers goalie Michael Leighton should have had at least two of the four goals he gave up, including the game-winner. Chicago goalie Antti Niemi continued to surrender some of the worst rebounds I’ve ever seen. His […]

Guy Boucher Chooses Tampa Lightning

A lot of NHL teams are making the most of the Stanley Cup intermission. The Blue Jackets hired Scott Arniel after getting turned down by Guy Boucher. Arniel is an AHL coach who was in the mix for the Oilers coaching job before it went to Pat Quinn. Boucher reportedly turned down the Columbus job […]

John Madden No Longer Needs an Elite Goalie

John Madden of the Blackhawks is finding time to stir things up. Right in the middle of the Stanley Cup finals, he managed to take a shot at the Devils, his old team, calling the 2009-10 Blackhawks the best team he’s ever played for: This team is way deeper. Just take a look at the […]

Blackhawks Doing a Lot of Little Things Well in Finals

To be honest, I hadn’t noticed this myself, but apparently the Blackhawks are blocking a lot of shots. It’s not that surprising, though. The Blackhawks are doing a great job keeping Philadelphia to the outside. A lot of times it seems fairly obvious where the Flyers’ shot has to come from, making it easy to […]