Archive for the ‘quarterfinals’ category

QTR FINALS 7: Canucks 4 Stars 1

April 23, 2007


The Canucks came through with their best effort of the series and dominated the last two periods of this game.  This series was close until the first empty netter tonight. 

So close.  Inches in fact.

How about Stu Barnes shot from the slot.  Bobby Lou saved it with his gear, not even his glove.  And then late in the third, Modano takes a shot that goes off the crossbar. 

And Linden’s tip barely snuck past Turco.  Remember Mitchell’s save off Ribeiro in Game 4?  A long time ago maybe, but inches from going in and the Canucks losing the game.  Here, inches gave them a goal and the series winning goal.




April 23, 2007

I’m not sure if it’s better I watch or don’t watch tonights game.  My heart may not be able to handle the intesity.

But after the no show on Saturday, I was finally able to think about it a little more reasonably.  The Canucks laid an egg.  Plain and simple, they didn’t show up.

That story sounds all to familiar to long-time Canuck fans. 


QTR FINALS 6: Canucks 0 Stars 2

April 21, 2007


Remember this save: 


QTR FINALS 5: Canucks 0 Stars 1 (OT)

April 20, 2007

For as important a game that was for the Dallas Stars, they did NOT play desperate hockey.  And they definitely did not deserve to win the game.  Someone at the game mentioned that it actually looked like Dallas wanted a new coach.  And losing this game would get that for them. 


QTR FINALS 4: Canucks 2 Stars 1

April 17, 2007

In a post game interview, Turco said that he felt that the Stars could play a lot better.  I disagree Turco.  Your team is playing like they always have.  And it’s all you’ve got.

After Linden’s goal, I got a text from a buddy that recently moved to Calgary.  He said ‘Linden – gotta love the cat from Medicine Hat’.  I actually think that Linden deserved an assist on the same play he got the goal.  He absolutely nailed a Dallas player  into the end boards creating a turnover, and then came out front to get a rebound, beating a check and getting the puck past Turco.  Awesome, awesome stuff.


Bottled Beer

April 17, 2007

Seriously, how does a venue allow the serving of beer in a bottle?  You know that’s a disaster waiting to happen. 


And then explain to me how Christie Brinkley ends up in the nosebleed section.  It couldn’t be that hard for her to get decents seats in Nasaeu Coliseum could it?


QTR FINALS 3: Canucks 2 Stars 1 (OT)

April 15, 2007

I think all the rest of this series is going to continue to be this close.  I know that a lot of people were saying that they liked this first round match-up against the starts.  I have no idea why, they match up so evenly, how can that be good.

The only good thing is that if we make it through this series (we only need to win 2 of the remaining 4 games), it’s unlikely there is another team out there that will give us as much trouble as Dallas is right now.