Stanley Cup Playoffs 2013: Most Explosive Scorers in Finals

June 15th, 2013 by David Daniels Leave a reply »

Game 1 of the 2013 Stanley Cup Finals previewed that the playoffs will ultimately be decided by offense.

The Chicago Blackhawks defeated the Boston Bruins by the score of 4-3 in 3OT on Wednesday. Defense ruled the overtime periods, but equal offensive onslaughts forced the extra time in the first place. If the series’ high-scoring trend continues, here are the goal scorers most likely to be the difference in the outcome.



4. C Jonathan Toews, Chicago Blackhawks

Toews has only scored one goal in the postseason thus far. He sneaks onto this list due to his impressive 23 in the regular season which tied him with Patrick Kane for the team lead and fifth in the NHL.

The Calgary Sun’s Randy Sportak blames timidness to shoot the puck as what caused Toews’ scoring drought.

Whatever is holding Toews back, he still possesses the talent to explode offensively.



3. RW Marian Hossa, Chicago Blackhawks

Hossa didn’t score nearly as many goals as Toews in the regular season, 17, but he& ...

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