The hockey media isn’t covering it much what with Mats Sundin and Toronto having to face the most difficult minutes in world history since D-Day, but 99′s crew are kicking up some dust in the desert.
Phoenix currently sits in 10th place in the Western Conference, 3 points up on Edmonton with 3 games in hand. If the situations were reversed, we would not be talking about a team 3 behind with 3 more GP.
Their goaltending has tightened up since Brian Burke sent them that goalie with all the weird syllables. A player I’m looking forward to seeing (should he play) is young Keith Yandle.
For the Oilers, Robert Nilsson draws back in and it looks like Smid-Grebeshkov will be paired together and will make certain it’s an exciting contest.