“Because it’s the Cup,” is the NHL’s new promotional slogan for the 2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs. Now that the tournament has entered the Conference Semifinal stage, the picture of the future league champion is becoming clearer.
My name is Joey Adams and I have been a hockey fan since 2001. Hockey is a sport I can watch no matter what level, who is playing, or what is at stake. The NHL has the best players in the world. While there are many story lines leading up to a game, it's always fun to look at the smaller, overlooked story lines of various NHL match-ups.