For starters, Thrashers, Pens go in different directions
There have been some interesting decisions surrounding promising young goaltenders in the Eastern Conference early on in these playoffs, the kinds of decisions that could have far-reaching ramifications for players and coaches alike.
Atlanta coach Bob Hartley yanked franchise netminder Kari Lehtonen after his first playoff game didn't go as planned and the Thrashers lost 4-3 at home to the New York Rangers. Backup Johan Hedberg was sensational in Game 2, stopping 37 of 39 shots; although ...
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