Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Alanah McGinley on 05/19/08 at 12:01 PM ET
From Mike Heika at The Dallas Morning News,
Like, how did a 29-year-old center with eight games on the Stars’ regular-season roster become one of the unlikely heroes of the postseason? How is it that [Toby] Petersen, who spent 63 games with the Iowa Stars this season and has one point in 17 career playoff games, became the key to derailing Detroit superstars Henrik Zetterberg and Pavel Datsyuk? How does a man who is making less than $300,000 this season stifle two players who combine to draw more than $9 million in salary?
“It’s a pretty good story,” Stars coach Dave Tippett said.
Then again, the Stanley Cup playoffs are filled with these stories.
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