The Big Show: Stanley Cup Finals Preview

May 28th, 2010 by Stephen Dupej Leave a reply »
30 NHL teams began the regular season in October, and in April, only 16 remained on the road to the Stanley Cup.

For 28 teams, the journey is over. Nothing left to do, but drive home.

Two remain however. Still on course for hockey's most prestigious prize.

The Chicago Blackhawks and the Philadelphia Flyers have not been to Stanley Cup Finals for quite a while. They haven't hoisted the cup for a lot longer.

Who's going to win it all?

Without further ado, let's break down the two teams and get to my verdict of who will have a parade in their home city.

Plus, my picks of who will win the Conn Smythe Trophy if either team wins, and some artifacts from when the two teams last advanced to the final, and won the cup.


Eastern Conference Champions: Philadelphia Flyers

Despite being the seventh seed team in the East, the Flyers surprised us all by pulling off the incredible and the impossible to advance to the NHL's grandest stage.

Michael Leighton recorded three shutouts in the series versus Montreal (incredible,) and the Flyers became only ...

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