2010 Stanley Cup Finals: Bleacher Report Covers Media Day

May 27th, 2010 by TAB BAMFORD Leave a reply »
Thursday was Media Day for the Stanley Cup Finals, and part of the first floor of the United Center was transformed into a madhouse of media personnel.

The Madhouse on Madison...with mics?

For a few brief hours a couple days before the abuse begins on the ice, the players at least appeared to be relaxed as hoards of media cornered every player wanting to get bulletin board material.

Bleacher Report was there.

The afternoon started with Chicago GM Stan Bowman and coach Joel Quenneville addressing the media. A national group of media asked them questions ranging from the Blackhawks' 49-year Cup drought to the size of Dustin Byfuglien's... net presence.

Bowman was asked what he remembers of Michael Leighton's time in Chicago, and what he sees in Philadelphia's latest netminder. He noted that, in 2003, Chicago had a battle for their backup goalie position that Leighton lost to current Avalanche starter Craig Anderson.

"The key for us right now is recognize that [Leighton] really on a hot streak," Bowman said.

Speaking of former employers, Chicago's Patrick Sharp and Ben Eager fielded a lot of ...

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