Stanley Cup in Hockey Hall of Fame (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
While each sports championship is special in its own way, none have the history of Lord Stanley’s Cup. The Stanley Cup is the most heralded of trophies in all of sports. No trophy requires the blood, sweat, and tears that go into winning the Stanley Cup.
At the beginning of the season, my prediction for the Stanley Cup finals was the St. Louis Blues versus New York Rangers. Oh how things have changed over the course of this lockout shortened season. The Blues have had their ups and downs throughout the season. They have consistently been the most inconsistent team in the NHL. They have had issues forechecking, scoring, defending, and not to mention, have had three different starting goalies this season.
Throughout the season the Rangers have had issues scoring goals, but never have had issues keeping the opponent from scoring as Henrik Lundqvist is consistently one of the league’s best. All of this being said, I...