We’ve seen plenty of broadcasting screw ups here at LBS, but I don’t recall a major network getting such a major event this wrong.
When the Stanley Cup Playoffs began, there were 64 different possible combinations of teams that could end up in the Finals. Yes, there was a 1.
Tossing sports jerseys on statues is not a new concept, but the way the Bruins went about it is somewhat unique.
The folks at EA Sports simulate the NHL season each year using their NHL 11 video game, and the video game correctly predicted a Canucks-Bruins Stanley Cup Finals.
In the second period of Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals between the Bruins and Lightning, Tampa Bay star Steven Stamkos took a slapshot straight to the face.
When the Tampa Bay Lightning lost Game 5 to the Bruins and allowed Boston to take a 3-2 Eastern Conference Finals lead, Steve Downie sat on the bench by himself for a few minutes after the game.
The Vancouver Canucks have reached their third Stanley Cup Finals in franchise history, and they did so on one of the flukiest goals you will see.
Boston Bruins goalie Tim Thomas guaranteed his team would beat the Tampa Bay Lightning in the Eastern Conference Finals.