Playoffs Preview and Live Thread, May 6

What a goalieman. - USA TODAY Sports

YESTERDAY'S RESULTS: PIT 5 - 4 NYI (OT), Penguins lead 2-1 // CHI 2 - 3 MIN (OT), Blackhawks lead 2-1 // MTL 1 - 6 OTT, Senators lead 2-1 // VAN 2 - 5 SJS, Sharks lead 3-0

I've got a final I've spent all day getting ready for, so here's the super half-ass edition for today's thread.

#4 Boston Bruins at #5 Toronto Maple Leafs (1-1)

7:00 Eastern, NHL Network, CBC, RDS

The Leafs were about 1000x better in game two than game one, and the Bruins were slightly worse. Wonderful goals from Phil Kessel (AGAINST BOSTON!) and James van Riemsdyk, as well as two from Joffrey Lupul, gave Toronto a win (and their best game of the season really). Tuukka Rask was superhuman but even that wasn't enough. This game is scheduled during the final I mentioned. I am not impressed.

Jeez could I be more of a Leafs homer? Yes. Shut up. I'm holding back here.

#3 Washington Capitals at #6 New York Rangers (2-0 WSH)

7:30 Eastern, NBC Sports, TSN

So far the story of the series has been Braden Holtby. Sound familiar? Saturday's game two was an exercise in excellent goaltending as Washington won 1-0 in overtime.

#2 Anaheim Ducks at #7 detroit red wings (2-1 ANA)

8:00 Eastern, CNBC, TSN

Game three's score was 4-0 Anaheim. (pause for laughter) Amway's team will be without Justin Abdelkader for this and the next game, due to his SAVAGE ATTACK leaping headshot.

#4 St. Louis Blues at #5 Los Angeles Kings (2-1 STL)

10:00 Eastern, NBC Sports, TSN

Through three games there have been seven goals, but the series hasn't wanted for excitement, some from late goals, but a lot of it brought out by douchy play from Dustin Brown and David Backes. Brian Elliott has been Good Brian Elliott. Jonathan Quick has been a badass except when he hasn't.

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join Mile High Hockey

You must be a member of Mile High Hockey to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Mile High Hockey. You should read them.

Join Mile High Hockey

You must be a member of Mile High Hockey to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Mile High Hockey. You should read them.

Spinner

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9355_tracker