For those of you who don't already know, I chose the Boston Bruins and the Vancouver Canucks as my 2011 Stanley Cup finalists.  Regarding the Vancouver Canucks, they're surpassing my expectations early on, taking command of the Chicago Blackhawks with a 3-0 series lead in a best-of-seven series in which I didn't see the possibility of a sweep.

In the case of the Boston Bruins, they are falling way short of my lofty expectations.  The Bruins are easily the biggest disappointment thus far in the playoffs.  The key for Boston coming into the series was to not allow Carey Price to get comfortable.  The Bruins have done the exact opposite.  Carey Price looks like a king out there!  Price has stopped 65 of 66 shots he has faced.  This is the worst scenario...

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