Wooo...Barn burner last night in Columbus, with the Wings scoring with 46 seconds left to win the game 6-5 and sweep the Blue Jackets in their first round series of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
Video Recap here:
Regarding the late penalty call, I feel it needed to be called, regardless of the fact that I'm a Wings fan, and it went in my team's favor - had the situation been reversed, it would have been the right call AGAINST the Wings.
Paul over at Kukla's Korner concurs with me:
added 10:12pm (to this post), To answer the 20 or so emails I have received regarding the Too Many Men on the Ice penalty Columbus took late in the 3rd period that lead to Franzen power play goal, the penalty had to be called, no matter the score, the time left on the clock, etc.
If the Columbus player who came onto the ice had not played the puck before the player he was replacing was on the bench, the call would probably have not been made. It is a call that is made 100% of the time, no judgment involved in that type of call.
Bring on whoever it's going to be for us in the 2nd round... my money right now is on Anaheim, as they are now up 3-1 on the "Top Seeded" Sharks.