Wednesday marks the start of the 2014 Stanley Cup playoffs, nine weeks of hard-hittin', slap-shottin', five-holin', BIG SAAAAVE-in' goodness. And Sarah Spain has 10 reasons why the NHL's postseason sets itself apart from the rest in sports.
Half of the 10 teams competing in tonight's NBA and NHL playoff games may see their seasons end prematurely. Five games with elimination blows on the line? Gimme the remote and let's get after it. Here are the Games We're Watching.
It was up to hoops to get us through a lazy night at home, and Thursday's slate of games didn't disappoint. Unless, of course, you're a Wizards fan. But you're used to being disappointed by now, right?