If the Chicago Blackhawks goal was to do better than the Pittsburgh Penguins against the Boston Bruins, then mission success. If the Blackhawks goal was to win the Stanley Cup – they have just a few hours to figure out how to fix their powerplay, score on Tuukka Rask, and out muscle and perform the Boston Bruins. Possible? Sure. Going to happen? Probably not.
Daniel Paille continues to get a lot of good press which is bad for Darcy Regier. Terry Pegula asked what has Darcy done wrong. Trading Daniel Paille for starters. More important Terry – what has Darcy done right? [Bleacher Report].
Ron Rolston is in no rush to develop a plan to rebuild who the Buffalo Sabres are on the ice. He is still trying to figure out who will work with him behind the bench. [WGR550].
Win One For the Gipper. The year was 1928 when that speech was given to the players at Notre Dame before a game against Army. Boston has embraced that for Gregory Campbell in 2013 - who broke his leg blocking a shot, and will not see any time in the finals. [Yahoo Sports].
Speaking of the gipper, will Marian Hossa be back in the lineup for game four – and does he have what it takes to lift the Blackhawks to success and turn this into a best of three series? [Boston Globe].