E.J. Hradek analyzes Vancouver's series win over Chicago before picking winners for Wednesday night's Game 7 contests between the Boston Bruins and Montreal Canadiens, and Tampa Bay Lightning and Pittsburgh Penguins.
Goaltending could keep the Tampa Bay Lightning from pursuing the Stanley Cup. But that's a problem the Bruins and four other teams don't have. E.J. Hradek lists his top five netminders, headlined by the B's Tim Thomas.
E.J. Hradek hits the mailbag every Thursday; this time out, it's why the Devils are looking terrible (defense), whether Steven Stamkos can win the Hart Trophy (assuredly), and how good the Predators really are (don't buy in just yet).
Steve Yzerman was welcomed to the Tampa Bay Lightning organization to the sound of thunderous applause, but what happens now? E.J. Hradek looks at the three critical decisions facing Stevie Y in his first year as GM.