NHL Playoff Preview – Part 1

Everything you know is about to be turned upside down. The NHL playoffs are here, which means it’s time to get weird.

This is both the best and worst time of year for hockey fans. The first round means up to 4 games every night. The teams are evenly matched. The stakes are nearing their highest. No more 3 on 3 overtime or shootouts. We play until someone scores or everyone drops dead.

I’m rolling out the first part of my playoff preview today, covering the 3 series that start tonight. I would have loved to post the entire thing at one time, but, well, I haven’t actually written anything for the other matchups yet. So bear with me, and I’ll have them up before those games begin.  Continue reading “NHL Playoff Preview – Part 1”