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[Friday's FTB:] Only one sweep

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The Blackhawks completed the series sweep, but the Bolts failed spectacularly at the same task.

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It may have been the most exciting ending to a game in the playoffs so far. The Wild, down 4-1 to the Hawks with only a few minutes left, scored two quick goals to create a nail biter finish. In the end, the Hawks prevailed, and completed the series sweep. However, the Hawks didn't get away without any losses at all. Roszival fell awkwardly in the third, and couldn't skate off the ice on his own. It is still unclear exactly the extent of his injury, but it sure doesn't look pretty.

Matt Cooke was also in fine form last night. Remember the media fawning over him for changing the way he plays?

Hockey Wilderness recap here.

Second City Hockey recap here.

On the other hand, the Bolts spectacularly blew up against the Habs. Bishop was pulled after a bad flub that lead to a third Habs goal.

The Habs added three more to win with a final score of 6-2. The series flips back to Montreal Saturday.

Raw Charge recap here.

Eyes on the Prize recap here.

Looks like Katie and I are the only PPP staff still able to have a completely accurate prediction! Interesting how so many people picked the Blues to go all the way, yet they were defeated by the Wild, who then couldn't even win one game against the Hawks. Are the Blues really that bad? Would they have been swept by the Hawks too?

Also, I hope you didn't bet real money on the Wild, Skinny.

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