Early goaltending, late adjustments crucial 

May, 28, 2010
05/28/10
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Tom Petty was right: The waiting is the hardest part. After near nonstop playoff hockey for the past six weeks, we've been cooling our skates since the Philadelphia Flyers closed out the Montreal Canadiens on Monday night.


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E.J. Hradek

Senior Writer, ESPN The Magazine
E.J. Hradek is a senior writer at ESPN The Magazine, joining the staff prior to its launch in 1998. He began covering hockey as a writer/editor for Hockey Illustrated in 1989.

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