2010 NHL Playoffs: Stories from the First Round

April 23rd, 2010 by Matthew Hogan Leave a reply »

The playoffs are just over one week old, and already some major stories have developed.

From Marty Brodeur and the New Jersey Devils being ousted in five games by Brian Boucher and the Philadelphia Flyers, to the strong play of several veterans, the 2010 playoffs are slowly turning into one of the best postseasons in recent memory.

So let’s start with Mr. Brodeur and the Devils, who will be heading home in the first round for the third consecutive season.

While Brodeur did make some amazing saves early on in the series and helped keep the Devils in several of the games, he was still weaker than normal and looked nothing like the Vezina contender from the regular season.

Brodeur’s .881 save percentage and 3.00 goals-against average are some of the worst postseason stats of his entire career.

Ilya Kovalchuk, thou ...

Read Full Article at Bleacher Report - NHL
Article written by


Comments are closed.