Pens get 2 goals in 4 games against the bruins.......last year their exit was really a collapse of their leadership, team defense, and then the levee broke (goaltending).
This epic collapse has to fall squarely on the leadership and stars.....Sid vanished!!!! Also a cautionary tale for posters who think all problems can be solved by adding bright shinny objects like UFA's.... it just shows that its more apt to be fools gold. Boston Picked up Jagr but would have been fine without him and how did Pittsburgh's deadline darlings do??????
In 136 shots, 95% of the time a goalie with a "true talent" of .930 will allow between 5 and 17 goals. Rask allowed 2.
A pretty monumental part of that series, IMO.
I mean, Pittsburg will make ANY goalie look stupid if he doesn't have backup from his team, but a human performance from Rask, instead of what he gave, which was nuts, makes that series look a lot different.
Also some leadership on that Pens team. That was pretty bad, to be honest.
And also, man am I loving Chicago.
That Hossa one-timer was off the chain, and I would do filthy, terrible, dreadful things to have a team captained by a guy like Toews. Does he ever have a complete game.