If Game 5 was like a meteor crashing into the Stanley Cup finals landscape, then there are two groups gathered on opposite sides of the debris trying to assess what happened, and more to the point, what's next.
Detroit will try to oust Pittsburgh and win its third Cup since 1997 in tonight's Game 5. If Detroit gets it done, a big reason will be goalie Chris Osgood, who has Conn Smythe ( and maybe Hall) written all over him.
The Stars were so full of life in the first two rounds of the playoffs, taking out the Ducks and Sharks in impressive fashion. Dave Tippett's team played with so much energy and enthusiasm. That's all gone now. The Red Wings have sucked all the li...
Johan Franzen, Brian Rafalski and Tomas Holmstrom scored power-play goals for the Red Wings, who built a big lead in the second period and coasted to a 4-1 win over the Stars in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals.