The lower seeds have all the fun.
Meet hockey’s Defiant Ones. Among other things, the Ottawa Senators defy logic. They finished 27th in NHL scoring, and yet outscored the favoured Montreal Canadiens 20-9 in a five-game series.
New Jersey goalie Martin Brodeur was made to look ordinary on Monday night against the Ottawa Senators.
Ottawa Senators take on the Tampa Bay Lightning in NHL action at Scotiabank Place, March 23, 2013.
When he was as boy growing up in Sweden, Jakob Silfverberg didn’t emulate Peter Forsberg, Daniel Alfredsson or any of the other great Swedish forwards.
It was St. Patrick’s Day, a sea of green colouring the scene, but for Canadian NHL teams and their fans it felt more like Christmas Day.