NHL Playoff Morning Papers (Saturday Edition): Patrick Sharp makes it a series, reaction on Mike Keenan firing, Jonas Gustavsson considering Colorado and Bobby Holik retiring

Posted by Richard Pollock in Atlantic Division,Carolina Hurricanes,Central Division,Chicago Blackhawks,Detroit Red Wings,Eastern Conference,NHL Morning Papers,Pacific Division,Phoenix Coyotes,Pittsburgh Penguins,Southeast Division,Teams,Western Conference on May 23, 2009 — 4 Comments

3rd Round Playoff Matchups

Eastern Conference

Pittsburgh Penguins (4) versus Carolina Hurricanes (6)

Detroit Red Wings (2) versus Chicago Blackhawks (4)

Teams that are not in the playoffs:

Mike Keenan firing

The Coyotes situation:

The AHL Playoffs

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  • Slapshot

    I didn’t think the hit on Havlat was that bad. The Hawks claim the puck wasn’t in the area but if you watch the replay it was within a few feet.

  • http://www.illegalcurve.com Richard

    Clean hit. Bad call.

  • breakaway

    I think Winnipegers need to be wary of getting their hopes too high. I think they are just pawns being used soon to be sacrificed.

  • Calihockey

    Duhatschek point is a good one as I too see many similarities between this Pens team and the early 80′s Oilers.