- Couldn't help but notice that 3 of the 4 surviving teams fired their coaches in mid-season (Chicago, Pittsburgh, Carolina). Even coaches on good teams have problems surviving.
- Not sure if Pittsburgh or Carolina would have both even made the playoffs without a coaching change.
- There are no Canadian teams remaining but there are 37 Canadian players remaining in the playoffs which is 43% of the players still playing.
- In terms of Canadian representation, Chicago has 13 players, Pittsburgh 11, Carolina seven and Detroit only six.
- I wonder who Mrs. Staal is cheering for? Eric has already won a cup so maybe she is slightly partial to Pittsburgh.
- Best playoff beard belongs to Johan Franzen.
- Leading candidate for the Conn Smythe right now is Sidney Crosby.
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