Not surprisingly, the opening round of the Stanley Cup playoffs has delivered some fantastic action and great storylines. But while the hockey world salivates in anticipation of the next chapter of the Battle of Pennsylvania, one of the most incredible accomplishments in the history of professional sports has gone largely unnoticed.
This past weekend, the Norfolk Admirals of the American Hockey League won their 28th consecutive game. The farm team of the Tampa Bay Lightning concluded its regular season schedule with an impressive three road wins in three nights.
Norfolk’s streak is the stuff of legend. Prior to this season, no pro hockey team had ever won more than 18 straight games. The Admirals have set a remarkable standard for excellence that will most assuredly land them in the Hockey Hall of Fame.
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