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[Monday's FTB]: There's the Door

We should probably stop betting on the Blues.

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Two more teams were eliminated from the playoffs yesterday - first the Blues lost to the Wild 4-1, then the Senators were shut out by the Habs and ultimately lost 2-0. I picked the Blues to go all the way to the final and the Sens to make it out of the first round, so needless to say, my bracket is in shambles now. This is the second year in a row where I predicted the Blues would make the final and they lost in the first round. They always seem like such a good team, and yet...  As far as the Sens-Habs series, it gave us the greatest gift of all: only one of these teams will continue to be in the playoffs. And whoever they play in the second round, we know who we'll be cheering for: Not The Habs.

Here are some recaps of yesterday's games:

Blues vs. Wild 2015 final score: Minnesota eliminates St. Louis with 4-1 victory -

Canadiens vs. Senators Game 6 results: Ottawa's season ends with 2-0 defeat -

The view from both sides of the Blues-Wild game:

Recap Game 6: The End - St. Louis Game Time

Wild Dispatch the Blues in Game 6, Win 4-1. - Hockey Wilderness

And the Habs-Sens game:

Canadiens vs Senators Top Six Minutes: Carey Price shuts out the Sens - Eyes On The Prize

It's Over: Habs beat Sens 2-0 - Silver Seven

Meanwhile, the Marlies are up 2-0 in their series against the Grand Rapids Griffins. The series is best-of-five, so the Marlies could sweep on Wednesday. Here's Jeffler's recap of the game:

Marlies Take 2-0 Series Lead Over Griffins | The LeafsNation

Lamia Hajani of Jewels From The Crown adds her voice to the women speaking out against Bettman's remarks with an excellent and passionate article:

Sexism in the NHL: Still a Thing - Jewels From The Crown

And finally, a really nice piece about Matt Stajan, who scored the series-winning goal for the Flames on Saturday. It's great to see Stajan having playoff success....just wish it could have been for the Leafs....

Matt Stajan, first Flame to score a series-winning goal since 2004, more than earned it - Matchsticks and Gasoline