3. Perhaps we’ll see Chris Osgood somewhere during this trip, but Babcock said that as long as Howard’s playing well, he’s the guy. Have fun charting those faceoffs, Chris!
4. All signs point to a Red Wings advantage: better record, longer break since last game, current streak. But, this is why games aren’t played on paper, so a strong effort will still be necessary.
Bobby Ryan. He was drafted right behind Crosby, but allowed to develop in the minors. I feel he needs to be saved from that organization before he’s turned full douchebag by Corey Perry and Scott Niedermayer. Much like Luke Skywalker about Darth Vader or that creepy proctologist you’ll never visit again, I say “there is good in him, I can feel it.”