Shine them shoes boys and gals. Were going dancing. The Penguins totally abused the Flyers yesterday to capture the Eastern Conference Title and wrote in their spot for the Cup finals. Up until game time, you could tell here in PIttsburgh, the only thing people were thinking about was the time, when the game started, and everything other than those two things didn’t really matter. Because, at 3:30 on Sunday afternoon the Penguins went on to extinguish the Flyers dreams of making it to the Final Round of the playoffs.
Ray Shero looks like a freaking Genius with the trades he pulled off this year. Hossa and Dupuis have been making plays left and right, while the U.S.S Gill has been hunkering down the defensive lines. The Western conference seems a little cloudy as to who the more dominant team is. Detroit has given up two games to Dallas, and hasn’t been able to clinch that series ending win just yet. They’ll try and finish it up tonight and try and advance to the Finals.
Dallas, has shown decent play at times, Marty Turco is a machine in net when he is on. Detroit however, has let me down because I thought they would be smoking Dallas after going up three games. But with the loss of Franzen, it makes me wonder, is their age finally showing up? You can only get as far as your goalies can take you. Marty has been playing out of his mind, as well as our Marc-Andre Fleury.
I think Detriot ranks among the best, except I just don’t trust their Goalies, Osgood looks as if he is slipping at the wrong time in the play-offs, and Hasek was pulled early in the play-off first series. So surely confidence is a question mark for him.
Honestly, if it comes down to Detroit and Pittsburgh, It’s going to be one star studded series that probably won’t dissapoint. But either way…. I’ll take my Pens in 6. Also come join us at our new Forums page. The link is right here http://www.clayton-nichols.com/forum/phpBB3