For a second time in four years it will be The Summer of Stanley for Chicago and the Blackhawks. And what a sweet, sweet summer it will be.
It's had cereal, ice cream and dog food eaten out of it. It's been at the bottom of a pool and visited strip clubs. Give a Stanley Cup champ his day with the NHL trophy and madness ensues.
Will Boston's goaltending hold up? Will Chicago's depth be too much to handle? Sarah Spain and Katie Strang channel Jagr's '90s mullet for their Cup finals breakdown.
Sarah Spain, espnW's resident Chicago superfan, makes the case for the Windy City as the home of the best female sports fans in all the land.
Wednesday night marks the start of the 2011 Stanley Cup playoffs, and there are all kinds of matchups, from rowdy rivalries to riveting rematches, to keep an eye on.