The Ghosts Of Playoffs Past

The playoffs are a time to prove things are different from the past. As the Stanley Cup Playoffs continue, the remaining teams pull upon the levers necessary for success: star performances, depth scoring, goaltending, and luck. Is the past applicable to the present?

Where To Listen

On this episode:

  • The cruelty of the Stanley Cup playoffs: the entire run of Joe Thornton and the San Jose Sharks, the current run of the Toronto Maple Leafs.
  • Tampa Bay Lightning: you can prove you are not your past.
  • Nathan MacKinnon's Game 5 vs the St. Louis Blues.
  • Goaltending is voodoo. Jaroslav Halak. Jonathan Quick. Carey Price. Jacob Markstrom. Igor Shesterkin.
  • Andrei Vasilevskiy: the one who stands above the rest.