Obviously the perfect gameplan for tonight is to get the puck to offensive powerhouses Kyle Brodziak and Troy Brouwer.
Or is it for Hitch to continue giving interviews to the press that get into Pete DeBoer's head? Hitch seems to have some fun with it.
"Pete and I know each other very well. We were together in Slovakia. We survived Bratislava together. We know each other," Hitchcock said. "Sending you folks on a wild goose chase is fun sometimes. We’ve got to enjoy it, too. It just can't be stress and pressure 24 hours a day. There's got to be some fun in it for us."
Regardless, tonight might be the first re-enactment of the (De)Boer War since the 1904 World's Fair. Let's see if we can match this excitement:
Cross your eyes! It's 3D!
This is your GameDay Thread. Comment like you have a deep distrust against the Dutch.
Let's do this. Let's Go Blues.