Biggest Surprises and Upsets of 2009-2010 Season

June 11th, 2010 by Kevin Freiheit Leave a reply »
Perhaps the most anti-climatic goal in playoff overtime history, but it still counts. The Chicago Blackhawks had an unbelievable ride to the top this past season, and they deserved to win the Stanley Cup.

Just a few days later, it’s already time to start looking ahead to next season. The NHL draft is only a couple of weeks away, as well as the award ceremony. On June 22nd, the NHL master schedule will be released, but we already know one game on it. Pittsburgh will host the Capitals at Heinz Field on New Year’s Day 2011.

Numerous experts have looked at the top players for the entry draft, but the lists haven’t stopped changing. Everyone’s rankings are different, but their opinions don’t matter too much anyways. It’s Edmonton and Boston who will have the first two picks.


Biggest Surprises:

There were plenty of unexpected surprises over the past year, some good and some bad. At the start of the 2009-2010 season, not many people saw Phoenix or Colorado going to be contenders in the playoffs. Colorado ended up finishing with 43 wins for 95 points, but were bounced out in ...

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