Goalies steal the show

With Thomas and Luongo on fire, expect a low-scoring B's-Canucks finals series

Updated: June 2, 2011, 10:04 AM ET
By Joe McDonald | ESPNBoston.com

VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- When there are two Vezina Trophy finalists in opposing nets in the Stanley Cup finals, it's a strong possibility the red lamp behind them won't shine too often.

That was the case here in Game 1 of the finals between the Boston Bruins and the Vancouver Canucks on Wednesday night at Rogers Arena.

It was a goaltending firefight.

Both the Bruins' Tim Thomas and the Canucks' Roberto Luongo were outstanding between the pipes, and if their respective ...

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