Wednesday, May 14, 2008

Time to break out the brooms

The Pittsburgh Penguins continued their nearly perfect post season with a 4-1 win over the Flyers on Tuesday night. This gives their third 3-0 series lead in this year's playoffs. While the Rangers did manage to force a game five, the Penguins have been pretty close to perfect in this post season and have put up an impressive 11-1 record.

Out west Detroit is doing the same thing. The Red Wings have given themselves a 3-0 series lead over Dallas, and after sweeping the Avalanche in the last round, have won nine straight games.

The entire third round of the playoffs could easily be done by Thursday May 15th which would almost ensure that playoff hockey doesn't even make it to June this year. After a very exciting first round to the playoffs, rounds two and three have been very straight forward, and over rather quickly. Fortunately the good side to this is that the finals between Pittsburgh and Detroit promise to be exciting. With these two teams clearly a full step ahead of the rest, watching the young offensive team take on the older defensive team will be quite the exciting match up.

Until then it's just time to bust out the brooms and get this second round over with.

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