Conference Quarterfinal Scores: Rangers/Capitals, Blue Jackets/Red Wings, Canadiens/Bruins, Flames/Blackhawks

Posted by David Minuk in Atlantic Division,Boston Bruins,Calgary Flames,Central Division,Chicago Blackhawks,Columbus Blue Jackets,Detroit Red Wings,Eastern Conference,Game Report,General NHL,Montreal Canadiens,New York Rangers,Northeast Division,Northwest Division,Southeast Division,Teams,Washington Capitals,Western Conference on April 18, 2009 — No Comments

Game Notes:

  • Lundqvist with his 3rd career shutout.  Osgood picks up his 14th career shutout.
  • Good news for the Wings, Hawks, Canucks, Bruins and Rangers as teams that take a 2-0 series lead end up winning 87% of the time.


  FINAL T         FINAL T
  NY Rangers 1         Columbus
  Washington         Detroit  4
Game Preview       Game Preview
Game Scoresheet       Game Scoresheet
Team Game Threads:
Blueshirt Banter
Japers’ Rink
Team Game Threads:
The Cannon
Winging it in Mowtown
Game Recap       Game Recap


  FINAL T         FINAL T
  Montreal         Calgary 
  Boston         Chicago
Game Preview       Game Preview
Game Scoresheet       Game Scoresheet
Team Game Threads:
Four Habs Fans
Stanley Cup of Chowder
Team Game Threads:
Matchsticks and Gasoline
Second City Hockey
Game Recap       Game Recap


Red Wings vs. Blue Jackets 3 Stars:

  • 1st Star:  Chris Osgood:  He wasn’t as stellar as he was last night but he once again showed why he has won so many playoff games.  And he also managed to shutout the Jackets.
  • 2nd Star: Detroit’s Power Play:  3 of the 4 goals tonight came on the power play and they showed why you can’t get penalties against the regular season’s #1 power play.
  • 3rd Star:  Pavel Datsyuk:  He doesn’t just score, he also hits and he played as physical a game as I’ve seen him play all year long. 

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