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.