Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Pens back to the Stanley Cup Finals

On Valentine's Day, the Penguins were beaten 6-2 by the Toronto Maple Leafs. Times were not good. After that loss, they sat in 10th place in the Eastern Conference standings. Things were bleak.

Enter Dan Bylsma.

Last night, the Penguins proved that reaching the Stanley Cup Finals last year was no fluke, with a convincing series sweep over the Carolina Hurricanes, a club that should have been a formidable opponent.

Paul Maurice is still trying to figure out what happened...

There is just something about this years Penguins team.
Regardless of who they play in the Finals, the team will be much better prepared this time around. They won't hand the other team the first two games like they did in Detroit last year. Hopefully Marc-Andre Fleury won't literally stumble out of the gates.
If the Wings finish the Hawks off tonight, the series starts Saturday. If the Hawks prolong the series, we have to wait 3 months for Game 1. I don't want to watch hockey in July.
I called a Finals rematch in February by the way. Just sayin'.

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