We have waited two years for NHL playoff hockey. All the first round games look very competitive with upsets possible in every series.
As hockey fans, we look forward to the next two months. Even the fans of teams that did not make the playoffs should have an interest in the games, how will it be called, will the OT games be much shorter because of the possibility of more penalties. Will the stars shine or will some unkown take center stage.
Sure, the TV access in the U.S. is not what we hoped it to be, but right now it is all we have and things appear to be improving.
Time to sit back and focus on the games and enjoy the game of hockey.
OLN games are subject to change and local blackout restrictions
Tampa Bay/Ottawa & San Jose/Nashville are also on CI