Monday, June 12, 2006
Two stories in this series.
The young goalie had been excellent and if the Canes win one more game he has to be the Conn Smythe winner.
Oilers PP - 1 for, what 27, now. 0 for 4 in 2 man advantages. Carolina PK is good. But when you aren't even getting shots on a 5 on 3 ....
Will Craig Simpson still have his job next year? Probably. But if the Oilers score one more PP goal each game, where are they now?
Happy for Jussi - terrific game, did everything he could to get his team the win. After a tough year he's got two great games under his belt - gave his team a chance to win each game.
Some are going to hack on Torres - sure it was a dumb penalty. Some will get on Pronger for the giveaway on the winner. Without Pronger this team isn't even close to where they are.
But it comes back to the PP. And Cam Ward.
They gave it all they've got. They won't fold them up on Wednesday. But the mountain got a lot higher tonight.
Great end to the CBC telecast. No commentary. The Oil file off the ice as the full house chants "LETS GO OILERS!"
Lets go indeed.
Posted by Black Dog at 11:01 PM