Full Detailed Breakdown: Eastern Conference Quarterfinals

April 12th, 2010 by Sterling Eby Leave a reply »
The playoffs are around the corner and I am gonna key in on every single matchup in the Eastern Conference and facts about each team that can help you better understand every team and every teams flaws and positives. Or at least attempt to. Here we go!

First Matchup: No.1 Seed Washington Capitals vs No.8 Seed Montreal Canadiens.

Season Series: Washington 2-1-1 (5 points)

Playoff History: First Matchup

Series Notes:

In all four of the games this year, Carey Price was in net for the Canadiens. That is key because it is interesting in who Montreal shall allow in goal for the series. In the four games Carey Price had allowed fourteen goals in four games (a G.AA of roughly 3.50) and a not so stellar save percentage.

This is the first ever playoff meeting between these two hockey clubs. One thing they have similar is an effective powerplay. Both these teams are one two in powerplay with the slight advantage going towards the Capitals.

Montreal's powerplay is let by their pointman. Marc-Andre Bergeron is one of them who has a cannon from defense. Look for him to be effective on the powerplay in the series.

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