LIVE GAME 3 BLOG OF THE 2008 STANLEY CUP FINALS

PERIOD 1 – Hockey Hall of Famer Scotty Bowman drops the puck at Center Ice and the start of Game 3 is minutes away. 0:15 into the First Period- Detroit’s Top 5 (Zetterberg, Datsyuk, Holmstrom, Lidstrom, Rafalski) starts the game with more jump than Tyler Kennedy’s line. 1:04 into the First Peiod- An obstruction holding […]

Posted by Ezra Ginsburg in Live Blog on May 28, 2008

2008 NHL STANLEY CUP FINALS GAME 2 LIVE BLOG

PERIOD 3 0:22 into the Third Period- Marian Hossa gets called for a minor holding penalty. Writer’s Note: Egads! 3:10 into the Third Period- The pace of this game has slowed down considerably and is better suited for the veteran-laden Detroit Red Wings. The Pens just can’t seem to create an offensive flow in the […]

Posted by Ezra Ginsburg in Detroit Red Wings,Live Blog,Pittsburgh Penguins on May 27, 2008

2008 NHL STANLEY CUP FINALS GAME 2 BLOG

PERIOD 2 – Detroit begins the second period on the power play and spends most of the opening minutes in Pittsburgh territory. 5:00 into the Second Period- Pittsburgh begins to gain a little momentum in the game when Pittsburgh’s No.1 Unit of Crosby-Hossa-Malone begins to play a Calgary Flames-style of dump-and-chase smash mouth hockey. Writer’s […]

Posted by Ezra Ginsburg in Detroit Red Wings,Live Blog,Pittsburgh Penguins on May 27, 2008

2008 STANLEY CUP FINALS GAME 2 BLOG

Welcome to Illegal Curve’s live Game 2 blog of the 2008 Stanley Cup Finals between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Detroit Red Wings….. **Red Wings lead the series 1-0** Pre-Game Notes…. Teams winning Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Finals have won 78% of the time since the NHL adopted a Best-of-Seven format….. In other […]

Posted by Ezra Ginsburg in Detroit Red Wings,Live Blog,Pittsburgh Penguins on May 27, 2008

2007’08 NHL STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS FINALS GAME 1 LIVE BLOG

SECOND PERIOD The Wings start the second on the man advantage as they look to score the game’s first goal. Sidney Crosby takes a slashing penalty 1:55 into the second. Writer’s Note: Crosby is playing a little over-anxiously. The Pens need Crosby on the ice early in the middle frame as he is the catalyst […]

Posted by Ezra Ginsburg in Live Blog on May 25, 2008

2007’08 NHL STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS FINALS GAME 1 LIVE BLOG

Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Finals between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Detroit Red Wings is about to start… The Hockeytown crowd is going wild as CBC King Don Cherry holds a stuffed octopus at the northern end of the rink. Writer’s Note: Pens goalie Marc-Andre Fleury leads the visiting team onto the ice […]

Posted by Ezra Ginsburg in Live Blog on May 25, 2008