Former 13 year owner of his beloved Toronto Maple Leafs Steve Stavro has passed away at the age of 78 of an apparant heart attack.
These days, they are only together during Devil power plays, but the EGG line is as productive as they have ever been, riding the momentum that they had to end the regular season right into game one of the postseason. Patrick Elias had 17 points in nine games to finish off the year, and by now everybody knows he began the NHL Stanley Cup Playoff with a six point performance in game one against the New York Rangers. His linemates during five-on-five are Jamie Langenbrunner and Sergei Brylin. Scott Gomez had 22 points in the last 14 games of the season, and picked up three points in the series opener, while the other member of the EGG line, Brian Gionta, also picked up three points in the game. Gionta was riding a 15 game point streak when the season ended (25 points). The Devils are employing a five-man power play unit that has the EGG line up front, with Langenbrunner and Brian Rafalski manning the point.
First off let me say this, If JFJ is serious about keeping his job and “bringing the cup home,” let me tell you he better do some serious moves and he better complete them too.
The Toronto star has reported that Leafs GM JFJ is expected to buy out Tie Domi for 1 million dollars and Re-sign Lindros to a one year deal worth 0.75 Million dollars.
Hockeyleaks.com Playoff Preview
By Corey Johnson
 Ottawa vs.  Tampa Bay
Ottawa once again comes heads into the playoffs as the favourite to win the Eastern Conference. In previous years, Ottawa’s weak goaltending (aka Patrick Lalime) has been blamed for earlier than expected playoff exits. This year, Ottawa brought in Dominik Hasek to transform their goaltending from a question, to unquestionable. That beings said, injuries are a part of the game, and the Sens will enter the playoffs, and possibly exit them, without the Dominator. A groin injury (that many of us predicted would happen at some point this year) will keep Dom on the sidelines for at least the start of the first round, and possibly longer. That being said, Ottawa’s offense should make up for Hasek’s absence. Heatley, Havlat, Alfredsson, and Spezza are all among the NHL’s best offensive players, while Redden and Chara have been known to add a touch of offense to the Senator lineup.
Yes, we’re all excited about this year’s playoffs. We’re getting a
of playoff articles that have predictions in them. We can’t post all
them, though, so welcome to Playoffs Hockey Central. All your
predictions and opinions are welcomed here, so post them!
Playoffs hockey talk and my point of view on each series. More in depth on the Hudson Series.
Some Canucks and Leafs hockey talk.
HTR can confirm that HE WILL BE BACK, find out who.