Second-round preview: Wings vs. Ducks
These two teams last met in the 2007 Western Conference finals, and it was a dandy series. So don't let the Ducks' No. 8 tag fool you; this should be a good one, too.
The Red Wings went through Columbus like a hot knife through butter, disposing of the Blue Jackets in four games. They last played April 23, so they will face the challenge of ramping themselves up as though they were starting the playoffs again. The Ducks, of course, will be in fine fettle after knocking off Presidents' ...
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2009 STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS
The second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs is here. Scott Burnside, Pierre LeBrun and the rest of our NHL team preview the action: