What would playoff hockey be without the Rangers playing the Capitals?
Stan Bowman has to move on to his next phase, which should include another scorer and a goaltender.
The Blackhawks should not go patting themselves on the back or giving themselves any points because they lost to a formidable opponent. It was a lost and ho-hum season.
Patrick Sharp scored two goals, Duncan Keith had four assists and Corey Crawford made 24 saves as the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-1 on Tuesday night to sweep the season series.