ESPN.com’s Pierre LeBrun has the game story here.
Was it the best series ever? Best one I can remember watching, and I’ve been watching for a long time. It definitely was the closest, with six of the games being decided by one goal and the one that wasn’t was a two-goal game due to a late empty net tally.
Mike Modano was a healthy scratch Thursday night, and it could mark the end of his NHL career.
The Conference Finals start Saturday.
The schedule is here.
Scott Burnside previews the Shark-Canucks .
Burnside looks at the Bruins-Lightning here.