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.
Divided by the Crosstown Classic and then united by the Blackhawks' Game 7, Chicago fans binged on sports all Wednesday. In dramatic fashion, they went home happy.
Puckheads, rejoice! The REAL hockey season starts tonight, when the quest for Lord Stanley begins. While hockey teams begin postseason play, basketball squads will battle for one last win.