Originally posted on Puck Daddy  |  Last updated 1/23/12
Hello, this is a feature that will run through the entire season and aims to recap the weekend's events and boils those events down to one admittedly superficial fact or stupid opinion about each team. Feel free to complain about it. The Western Conference is a mishmash of teams that are either great or pretty good, a few teams that are very bad and then the rest are just mediocre. It wouldn't be a total surprise to see any one of five teams — Detroit, Vancouver, San Jose, Chicago, St. Louis if they can keep it up — in the Stanley Cup Finals. The Eastern Conference is more stratified. There are three teams that are the top-flight, one that's close, then a bunch of mediocre squads and two or three bad ones. And this weekend, we saw just how tough it will be for any team that isn't based in New York City, Boston or Pennsylvania to compete for a Stanley Cup. The Bruins' stretch of six games in nine days, five of which were on the road and only three of which they won, wrapped with a...
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