For the last 15 years, Donnie Sweeney has graced the blue line for the Boston Bruins.
I am going to miss the guy. He wasn't the best player, but he was a guy you root for. I met him once in his second year or so while he was doing the Bruins' Wives Carnival. He was terrific with the fans and a class act.
So this sets up Detroit/Calgary and Colorado/San Jose for the second round in the West. Gonna be a pair of tough series, since I think a win like this will only inspire Calgary, not tire them out. I'll take the Wings in 7 and the Sharks in 6.