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The Vegas Golden Knights In The Stanley Cup Final

from Steve Simmons of the Toronto Sun,

Embarrassing or exhilarating – the most unusual Stanley Cup Final in history is about to begin with a question being asked around the hockey world.

Is the appearance of the expansion Vegas Golden Knights absolutely mortifying for the National Hockey League and the franchise who aren’t playing for the Cup – or is this good for NHL business?

The truth is it is a little of both, it is marvelous and preposterous, impossible and ridiculous, spectacular and magnificent and yes, absolutely shocking, still – after three remarkable playoff rounds and maybe more remarkable, just three playoff games lost along the way.

“They’ve broken every template that’s ever been constructed on hockey,” said Doug Armstrong, general manager of the St. Louis Blues. The Blues are one of 12 NHL teams that have never won the Cup. They haven’t been in the final in 48 years. How could Armstrong explain to a Blues fan that their team is out of the playoffs and the Golden Knights are playing for the Cup?

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“I don’t know how I would do that,” he replies. “The reality is, they’re not supposed to be here, they’re not supposed to be this good. I don’t say this with envy. I say this with excitement. I’m hooked on the story.”

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Kevin Weekes nails it with his answer to these type of Vegas discussions.

Posted by Cubanpuckstoppr on 05/28/18 at 05:11 PM ET

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