Mike McKenna has been a professional goalie for the past 14 seasons and has played for seven NHL teams and 13 minor-league teams. Most recently he played in the Philadelphia Flyers organization, playing one NHL game with them this season. He also played 10 games with the Ottawa Senators.
He knows about the most important position in the playoffs and a lot about the men who play it and those trying to score goals against them. So NHL.com asked him to share his insights during the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
In his latest column, McKenna talks about the 5-1 victory by the St. Louis Blues against the San Jose Sharks in Game 6 of the Western Conference Final at Enterprise Center on Tuesday, which sent the Blues to their first Stanley Cup Final in 49 years.