It’s down to four for the National Hockey League.
In the East, it’ll be a Southeast Division reunion, with the Hurricanes and Panthers set for a showdown for the Prince of Wales Trophy and a trip to the fourth round. And in the opposite conference, it’ll be the Stars and Golden Knights battling for the Clarence Campbell Bowl and the right to represent the West in the 2023 Stanley Cup Final. (Sidenote: It’s insane how much cooler the Campbell looks compared to the Prince of Wales. It’s like night and day.)
It’s a final four of non-traditional markets and teams without much history linking ’em to the Bruins, so just where should your rooting interests lean for the next month plus?
That’s a great question, and one that came up on the latest edition of The Sports Hub Underground with myself and Matt Dolloff.
Let’s take a deeper dive…
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