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Five Things: No beef for Brodeur; Osgood stellar again

Updated: April 22, 2009, 10:40 AM ET
By E.J. Hradek

OK, I know we've seen a lot of really good hockey games during the past seven days, but I think Tuesday night was pretty special. Here are five things that stood out for me:

1. San Jose's Dan Boyle and Anaheim's Scott Niedermayer are listed as defensemen, but they really play more like rovers. Those two guys can show up anywhere on the ice at any time. In Tuesday's Game 3 of the Sharks-Ducks Western Conference quarterfinals series, Boyle and Niedermayer both turned in brilliant performances.

Boyle ...

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