Peep Show

Updated: April 25, 2003, 12:33 PM ET
By By Jim Wilkie | NHL Insider
Tampa Bay Lightning: The Lightning knew Devils checker supreme John Madden would be out against Tampa Bay's top line in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series. Still, Vincent Lecavalier, Martin St. Louis and Vaclav Prospal and the Lightning had no answer to the challenge while losing 3-0 Thursday night.

Anaheim Mighty Ducks: Anaheim head coach Mike Babcock breaks down the game into simple segments: skate, pass, battle, defend. The Mighty Ducks are proving that if you do all of these things well, success will follow.

St. Louis Blues: Given a couple of days to assess his team after blowing a 3-1 series lead and losing in seven games to the Vancouver Canucks, St. Louis Blues GM Larry Pleau wouldn't give a vote of confidence to coach Joel Quenneville but said "there are players on this team that won't be on this team next season."

SPONSORED HEADLINES

ALSO SEE

MORE NHL HEADLINES

MOST SENT STORIES ON ESPN.COM