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Red Wings-Penguins Steamroll Toward Rematch

May 25, 2009 by Big Tony 

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After there game three and game five respective blow out wins the Pittsburgh Penguins and Detroit Red Wings are each one win away from a repeat of last year’s finals. Both teams looked very impressive as both their stars and role players shined in fairly one-sided victories. The Penguins had to flex a little more muscle because of the solid performance by Cam Ward that was aided by basically nothing from the rest of the team. Sure one might say the game was closer than the 6-2 score indicated but Ward still needed to get a lot more out of the guys in front of him to win and he didn’t. In Chicago on the other hand, Huet getting his first start of this post-season proved to be a disaster as the Wings soared to an early 3-1 lead and never looked back. So for the moment both teams look to be in control and although neither series is over, a finals rematch is looming. As such, what could we expect to see differently this time around? The Penguins would certainly like to get off to a better start than last time and their year’s worth of experience will certainly aid in that. It isn’t just having lost in the finals last year but also having been pushed to the brink in the regular season (almost not qualifying for the playoffs) and in the playoffs when they were down 2-0 to Washington. Detroit simply needs to do what they’ve been doing and they will be fine. Of course the storyline to watch would be Marian Hossa taking on his old team as he left them for a chance to win the Stanley Cup in Detroit. Could the Penguins prove he made a mistake by leaving or will the Red Wings again prove their league supremacy? Perhaps we will find out soon enough!


3 Responses to “Red Wings-Penguins Steamroll Toward Rematch”

  1. Tony on May 26th, 2009 3:04 pm

    The Detroit Red Wings WILL prevail because they are more experienced than ANY other team in the league, it does’nt matter who it is. Bring on Pittsburgh though, we want to hand them another dissapointing year as Marian Hossa will score plenty of goals. And for all the media people out there, last year you were DEAD wrong that no european captain will ever win a stanley cup. Well people, you WILL be wrong once again. The Detroit Red Wings will be Stanley Cup champions for the SECOND year in a row and will then be considered as a DYNASTY. Forget about what montreal did years ago, this is a new era, the game is much faster and pucks are shot much harder than in those years. GO RED WINGS!!!!!!!!!


  2. Cody Mrowca on May 30th, 2009 12:29 pm

    Mispelled MariAn Hossa. Its not MariOn. Anyways, the Penguins are a much better and hotter team this year but i think the wings will take them in 7.

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