The 2011 NHL Stanley Cup Finals started in thrilling fashion. The Vancouver Canucks thrilled their rabid fans with a goal Raffi Torres goal with just 18.5 seconds left in the third period. The Canucks took a 1-0 lead over the Bruins which also happened to be the final score in Game 1.
The Bruins will have a couple of days to practice and take in the beautiful city of Vancouver before they strap on the skates and hit the ice for Game 2 on Saturday. Hopefully the Canucks will use the time to make sure Alex Burrows is well fed before the next game. He avoided suspension for biting Patrice Bergeron in a rather strange act of hockey violence.
Game 2 of the 2011 NHL Stanley Cup Finals is set for Saturday, June 4 at 8:00 p.m. ET / 5:00 p.m. PT on NBC, CBC and RDS.
Here's the You Tube video of the Raffi Torres goal:
The remaining schedule for the 2011 NHL Stanley Cup Finals follows:
Game 3 - Monday, June 6 at Boston, 8:00 p.m. ET / 5:00 p.m. PT on VERSUS, CBC, RDS
Game 4 - Wednesday, June 8 at Boston, 8:00 p.m. ET / 5:00 p.m. PT on VERSUS, CBC, RDS
*Game 5 - Friday, June 10 at Vancouver, 8:00 p.m. ET / 5:00 p.m. PT on NBC, CBC, RDS
*Game 6 - Monday, June 13 at Boston, 8:00 p.m. ET / 5:00 p.m. PT on NBC, CBC, RDS
*Game 7 - Wednesday, June 15 at Vancouver, 8:00 p.m. ET / 5:00 p.m. PT on NBC, CBC, RDS
* If needed
The Stanley Cup Finals are ongoing, as the Vancouver Canucks battle the Boston Bruins. For coverage on the Finals, stick with our Stanley Cup Finals hub, our Canucks blog, Nucks Misconduct, and our Bruins blog, Stanley Cup of Chowder.