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NHL Morning Papers

NHL Playoff Morning Papers (Thursday Edition): Evgeni Malkin elevates his game, Denis Potvin fired by the Panthers and Teemu Selanne thinks Winnipeg deserves a team

2nd Round Playoff Matchups

Boston Bruins (1) versus Carolina Hurricanes (6)

Washington Capitals (2) versus Pittsburgh Penguins (4)

Western Conference

Detroit Red Wings (2) versus Anaheim Ducks (8)

Vancouver Canucks (3) versus Chicago Blackhawks (4)

Teams that have been eliminated from the playoffs:

  • While the season started off in a disappointing fashion, Claude Giroux made himself a force to close the season and has given Flyers fans much to look forward to next season.  Meanwhile in Philadelphia,  Simon Gagne became aggravated enough with his contacts during games that he underwent laser eye surgery.

Teams that did not make the playoffs:

The Coyotes situation: