Morning Mashup: Eastern Conference Showdown
With the Vancouver Canucks having been on the sidelines for several days now, all of the attention has shifted towards the Eastern Conference finals, with Game 7 set for tonight in Boston. The entire series has been as unpredictable as it has been exciting. The Lightning have had four five goal outings in the series (Games 1, 2, 4 and 6) disrupted by 1-0 and 3-1 losses in Games 3 and 5. We’ll see if Tampa Bay can produce offensive success in the seventh and deciding game and if Dwayne Roloson provides the backing necessary to make it hold up.
A berth in the Stanley Cup finals is on the line in Beantown.
Game 1 of the finals gets underway on Wednesday in Vancouver.
Other Hockey Links:
The 40-year old veteran has taken the role as assistant coach and special advisor for the New York Islanders.
Buds ink their second round pick from 2009 to a three-year, entry-level deal.
Jon at Puckin Eh looks at the each prospects’ average to create a list of the top 48 eligible for the draft.
Michael Langlois remembers the highs and lows of the 1992-93 season for the Leafs.
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Cody Eakin and Matt Fraser each record three-point games in Kootenay’s 7-3 win to eliminate Owen Sound.
Who will win Game 7 between the Boston Bruins and Tampa Bay Lightning tonight?
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