Stanley Cup ’09-10: Things That Will Go Into Determining the Champion

June 6th, 2010 by Svyato Rovenchuk The Toronto Made Classic Leave a reply »

After two games of this year’s Stanley Cup Finals, everyone had already thought this series was over. Those people were sadly mistaken. After the Chicago Blackhawks won the first two games in the series many people were already counting Philadelphia out. A mistake I’m sure they will never make again. 

Game Threehree was a big game; Chicago could have taken a strangle hold on the series with a 3-0 lead. Philadelphia needed to prevent that and keep their Stanley Cup dreams alive. 

It was a battle of the best home team in the playoffs (the Philadelphia Flyers) against the best road team in the playoffs (the Chicago Blackhawks). Something had to give in this all important Game Three. Something did indeed give. 

The game went to overtime, where it would be settled. Philadelphia scored the game winning goal and took the game 4-3 (OT). This made the next game so much easier to play. 

Game Four, pressure still on. If Philadelphia could win this game the series would be all tied up and the momentum would be on their side. Winning two straight would definitely have mome ...

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