The Official NHL Playoffs Thread!!!!!

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  1. unifiedtheory

    unifiedtheory Thank you #54...

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    Mason stands on his head to beat the Sharks in game one...

    The Red Wings get two Kirk Maltby deflection goals to beat the Oilers in double overtime...

    The Sens struggle early yet dominate late to beat the Lightning...

    Roloson was excellent for the Oilers and Vinny LeCavlier was unreal for the Lightning in a losing cause. Marty Havlat was great for the Sens. If he round into form he really bolsters the second line scoring for the Sens.

    I want to see input in this thread hockey fans!:D

    The playoffs are here...I LOVE IT!
     
  2. unifiedtheory

    unifiedtheory Thank you #54...

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    I'm gonna bump this a few times...just to keep it relevent. Post whoredome at it's finest right here people.

    1-0 Flames after 2....Miikka looks like Miikka.
     
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    The Flames look like the most inept hockey club I've seen all year tonight. The have NOTHING to offer on offense.

    It's still 1-1 in the 1st O.T. but they honestly don't look like they will ever score a goal. They may win games but damn are they ugly at times.
     
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    unifiedtheory Thank you #54...

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    Flames fans can thank me...as soon as I ***** about them they pop one to win it O.T.
     
  5. PeaTearGriffin

    PeaTearGriffin FinHeaven VIP

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    i had to work all night so i missed all the games :tantrum:. I did catch the OT of the flames game.
     
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    Go Ducks!!! urghhh stupid Giguere missing the game this sucks!!!!! Hopefully they bounce back.
     
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    What's the real story on Giguere?

    Not a bad night for Canada as we went 2 for 3

    Any news on if the Calgary fans had the red mile going on
     
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    Idk i guess he practiced in the morning but sat out with a lower body injury. What it is for sure i'm not sure. Thought i saw it was his back on espn but i don't remember for sure.
     
  9. unifiedtheory

    unifiedtheory Thank you #54...

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    I've got Av's versus Stars NOT in HD and I've got Rangers versus Devils on two different HD channels...

    Gotta go with my Av's but damn is it hard not watching the game in HD.
     
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    The Av's are running around in their onw zone and it's 2-0 Stars...Theodore gets the start and has had no chance on either goal.
     
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    NICE...Hejduk gets them back in it!
     
  12. unifiedtheory

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    Wojtek Wolski scores to tie it up!

    He was the best player in the Av's training camp but got sent back down to Junior for the season where he averaged 2 points a game for 60 games.

    If he can add some scoring and help with the loss of Svatos the Av's could push the Stars even more.
     
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    Wolski is a stud. Great assist.
     
  14. unifiedtheory

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    2 straight power play goals for the Av's....4-2.
     
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    The Av's look really sharp...

    Wolski has three points. 5-2 Avs early in the third.
     
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    Elias with 6 points and the Devils roll. They look REALLY strong (although I only watched bits and pieces). Their powerplay was rediculous and Broduer was good when called upon.

    The Devils have to be viewed as the co-faves in the East right now.

    The Stars looked awful at times today but I think that had more to do with the Av's speed, forechecking and skill then anything else.

    If Wolski can play at a high level he gives the Av's two legit scoring lines to go with the grinders they have on lines 3 and 4.

    If Theodore plays well and Blake and Liles hold up to the amount of ice they are gonna get the Avs can win this series.

    Marty Turco has never done anything in the playoffs and the questions about him start now. Is he just a regular season guy?
     
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    2-0 Sabres...Refs are horrible on both sides.
     
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    Robert Esche is not a good goaltender. Buffalo looked lost on the 5-3 powerplay and i'm still waiting for somebody on Philly to stop Afinogenov.
     
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    Esche turns it around, Buffalo just has not finished when they have had chances. Jay McKee has been outstanding but the Forsberg line has been great for Philly. I think public enemy number 1 for the Flyers is Mike Grier.
     
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    Soupy Lit Umb Up..wow.

    Danny Mother ****in Briere!!!

    Great Game Flyers.
     
  21. MillerTime

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    that was the biggest clean hit i have ever seen, that guy had no clue where he was, I literally flew out of my seat when I saw that, wow

    thats why you keep your head up


    what a crazy game
     
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    That was an incredible hit and Umberger might wanna thank his teammate for throwing him a "buddy" pass. The Briere/Hecht/Dumont line was great all night. Buffalo had opportunities but just couldn't do anything. The 4th line of Vanek/Gaustad/Pominville I thought played well when they got the opportunity in overtime and really gave the other 3 lines a break while not dropping off in play. The officiating was garbage all game and Mike Grier had a bullseye on him for cleanly hitting Forsberg. Speaking of Forsberg that line was great and really the only line that Philly had going all night. If Buffalo would have lost I think it would have been a killer, they were the better team all night but just could not cash it in. Jay McKee I think played as good of a game I have seen him play as a Sabre, but the Sabres defense as a whole played pretty well all night.
     
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    I love Lydman but he was horrible tonight....
     
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    Flyers almost pulled it out :boohoo: but a great game anyway.

    Great game Sabres
     
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    Soup Train!

    [​IMG]

    I hope RJ is okay, but DAMN, what a hit...
     
  26. RedHotCulpepper

    RedHotCulpepper Burn Baby Burn!

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    The Flyers will win the series if they play like they did last night on four other nights.....They were out shot 58-32 because of the Sabres "speed" and "pressure", and also because the officials continually called EVERY minor thing on the Flyers, which i dont have a problem with, as long as they call it the OTHER way too, and they didn't. I'm not blaming the refs though, the Flyer defenseman didn't play nearly as good enough as it took to win. But the toughness, the effort and the tenacity is one thing i loved to see and one thing that will win us the series if we keep it up.
     
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    No love for the 6-1 destruction of Carolina??
     
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    unifiedtheory Thank you #54...

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    That was stunning. I did'nt watch a whole lot of it though. Anytime you go in as an underdog and slap the home team 6-1 you gotta give the Habs some love...
     
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    Here we go....

    Datsyuk is back for the Wings. The Oilers have to stem the early Red Wing attack.

    The Sharks are in a MUST win in my opinion...
     
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    The officiating in the Oilers vs. Red Wings game has been awful...

    Kerry Fraser is using a big time double standard. Chelios mugs Ryan Smyth in front of the Red Wing net....no call. Ales Hemsky touches Dan Cleary, 10 seconds later, going through the nuetral zone, penalty on Edmonton.

    1-1 after one period. The Red Wing goal was garbage...just like 2 of their 3 on Friday.
     
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    On another note...am I talking to myself in here? :lol:
     
  32. MillerTime

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    the sabres definetly outplayed the flyers man, your golaie was the only reason you guys were in the game.
     
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    The officiating was horrible. I have no idea why the too many men on the ice penalty was overruled. Grier was constantly mugged because he checked Forsberg early in the game. If Philly plays like they did last night it'll be over soon because they had one effective line and Esche kept them in the game.
     
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    yea, u better hope they DONT play like they did last night, or it will be over real soon
     
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    Bang, bang....3-2 Oilers late in the 2nd period.
     
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    The "soft" Sabres were more physical than the Flyers all night.

    We outplayed the Flyers, we just couldn't cash in oppurtunities to seal it in the end. If the Flyers play this way the whole series and the Sabres start to cash in on the golden chances, it's a sweep.

    The reffing was horrible both ways.
     
  37. unifiedtheory

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    How about them Oilers?

    I believe I stated that they would give the Wings a hell of a series and the Wings record was a mirage....and got called a lunatic for doing so...

    Now the Wings have to go on the road into a tough rink. The Wings are scoring their goals on deflections and lucky bounces. They are damn close to being down 2-0 going back to Edmonton.

    Playing the Oilers is a little different then playing Chicago, Columbus and St. Louis every night.
     
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    flyers willll win the series
     
  40. RedHotCulpepper

    RedHotCulpepper Burn Baby Burn!

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    Keep telling yourself that, the ones who needed to cash in the Golden Oppertunities were the Flyers, hitting the post and missing several wide open nets is inexcusable. If they play the way they did Friday night tonight, they will win.....The officiating was bad on both sides yes, but worse on the Flyers side, and a strong reason the Flyers were out-shot so badly was the fact that the Sabres had 9 power plays. I mean when you spend a good majority of a game killing power play after power play, not only is it draining physically but the scoring just isn't there. The Flyers are supposed to be one of the top "shorthanded" scoring teams, but those stats are padded because their penalty kill is sometimes so poor it can lead to foolish mistakes for the team on the PP. Though they are a great road penalty killing team like i previously stated.....Anyway, tonight is basically a must win for the Flyers because down 2-0 even if they win both home games i cant see them taking a game 5 or 7 in Buffalo, that "Hockey-Hotbed"!
     

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