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  • StunGunn Jun 18, 2013

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    That's what I'm talkin! They were the Cardiac Canes that year! Those were the days. Staal was a stud and Ward made spectacular saves. The planets were aligned that year, and I agree: luck does play a part. It seems like the Canes didn't get any "lucky bounces" last season.

  • Hammerhead Jun 18, 2013

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    I'll assume you knew it was a joke.

  • Ken D. Jun 18, 2013

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    As is always the case, the Bruins and Hawks can only settle it for one year, not "once and for all". And would we want it to be otherwise? What would we talk about?

  • Wags Jun 18, 2013

    In the end, it is rarely the best team that wins unless the team is overwhelming superior. For example, the Heat last year, Kentucky in basketball, a few years ago. Hockey is a bit different. Injuries play a big part on who is left standing at the end. And a lot of luck. Someone else mentioned the Canes in 2006. How many games were won in the waning moments that kept the momentum going?

  • StunGunn Jun 18, 2013

    Good argument, Mike, and while this is a hockey article, I think the CWS is the perfect example of how "hottest" is better than "best". Carolina was the "best" for most of the year, but they got smoked by State, who is arguably the "hottest" team in the country.

    As a Canes fan, I don't have a dog in this fight, but these two Original Six teams sure are fun to watch. I remember back in '06 the Canes were picked in the preseason to finish at the bottom of the NHL. They sure were hot that year, and I remember so many thrilling games with the Canes scoring the winning goal with only a few ticks left on the game clock.

  • Hammerhead Jun 18, 2013

    The Stanley Cup Finals between Chicago and Boston is going to answer the question of ‘Is it better to be the best team or the hottest when trying to capture a title?’

    About time somebody settles this debate once and for all.

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