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Blackhawks @ Hurricanes 5/3-5/6 Final Three

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Holy Meatballs! We have a ton of weapons...


I nearly ran out of characters from a story that took 30 years to write. 

If only Hakanpaa had scored, too!

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12 hours ago, Stumpy said:

If only Hakanpaa had scored, too!

He was too busy laying the lumber (6 hits). At this point, anything he does beyond protecting his team is gravy.

I'm sure I'm not the only who's noticed more physicality up and down the roster since he joined the team. Until Hak joined the team, the Canes were unable to incorporate a complimentary physical aspect to their play. Now, it seems they have achieved a balance of still playing their brand of hockey, but with the added sauce of physicality.

Just look at Svech since Hak joined the team. Andrei is more physical the last month than he's been all season. Even the young guys aren't backing down to some of the old guard around the league. Earlier this month Lorentz was ready to go with Comeau (Dallas) after a pretty questionable hit (he was hit with a minor).

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24 minutes ago, Harbingers said:

Ugh Dallas stinking it up.

I don't mind personally for a few reasons, Nashville is an easier round 1 matchup IMO, I'm fully confident we can get 3 points in 3 games and it keeps us playing at full tilt (I want to see the Presidents cup).

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2 minutes ago, TrevorLaurenceTime22 said:

I don't mind personally for a few reasons, Nashville is an easier round 1 matchup IMO, I'm fully confident we can get 3 points in 3 games and it keeps us playing at full tilt (I want to see the Presidents cup).

I agree. I’d rather see the stars split with Tampa though and tonight’s the night to do it unless Nashville fugs up vs The Blue Jackets:

Best case scenario is nashville has already clinched by the time we play. And Tampa loses one going into their season capper with Florida. Minnesota is outplaying Vegas right now. I think Colorado is going to be the only challenge for the presidents cup because they literally are playing the dregs of the west except for once Vs. Vegas.

Of course we control the destiny for the entire NHL currently, so as long as we keep getting points we are good. 

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