I’m usually not too avid of a hockey-watcher, or much of a hockey fan in general, but when it’s for national pride and it’s an all-around great game, it’s next to impossible not to be interested.
Lately it has seemed whenever I do take the time to sit down and watch a game, the game turns out to be fantastic. The last time I watched more than a period of hockey was game seven of the Stanley Cup Finals this past June. Every single possession mattered, and every slap of the puck left you on the edge of your seat. Sid the Kid and the Pittsburgh Penguins eventually defeated the Detroit Red Wings 2-1 in some of the best hockey I’d ever seen.
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