NHL: Eastern Conference Finals Preview

Posted: 15th May 2010 by Matt Sitkoff in NHL
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The Eastern Conference comes down to two teams of destiny. The Cinderella Canadiens disposed of the Presidents Trophy winners and defending Stanley Cup Champions. The Flyers vanquished becoming the third NHL team, and fourth team in the NBA/NHL/MLB combined, to rally from a 3-0 series deficit to go on to win a series. After all that dust settled, the NHL slogan of "History Will Be Made" is true—as this is the first time a No. 7 and No. 8 seed will meet in the Conference Finals. So let’s break down this improbable matchup Pucking Awesome style.   No. 7 Philadelphia Flyers vs. No. 8 Montreal Canadiens In a season of unpredictability, this takes the cake. The Flyers are the lowest seed to have home-ice advantage in the Conference Finals, and the Canadiens are the first eight ...

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