NHL Stanley Cup finals — Game One

The Chicago Blackhawks host the Boston Bruins for Game One of the Stanley Cup Finals. No matter who you are rooting for there is one thing that we can all agree on, this is going to be an exciting match-up.

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CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 11: The Stanley Cup is on display during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup media day at the United Center on June 11, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
2013 NHL Stanley Cup Final - Media Day
CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 11: The Stanley Cup is on display during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup media day at the United Center on June 11, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 11: The Stanley Cup is on display during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup media day at the United Center on June 11, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
2013 NHL Stanley Cup Final - Media Day
CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 11: The Stanley Cup is on display during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup media day at the United Center on June 11, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
Pittsburgh Penguins' Conor Sheary, center, moves the puck past Anaheim Ducks' Adam Henrique, left, during the first period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Ducks score 4 in second period, hold off Penguins 5-3
Pittsburgh Penguins' Conor Sheary, center, moves the puck past Anaheim Ducks' Adam Henrique, left, during the first period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Anaheim Ducks' Ondrej Kase, of the Czech Republic, celebrates his goal against the Pittsburgh Penguins during the second period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Ducks score 4 in second period, hold off Penguins 5-3
Anaheim Ducks' Ondrej Kase, of the Czech Republic, celebrates his goal against the Pittsburgh Penguins during the second period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Anaheim Ducks' Chris Wagner celebrates his goal against the Pittsburgh Penguins during the second period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Ducks score 4 in second period, hold off Penguins 5-3
Anaheim Ducks' Chris Wagner celebrates his goal against the Pittsburgh Penguins during the second period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Anaheim Ducks goaltender John Gibson, center, stops a shot during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Pittsburgh Penguins Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Ducks score 4 in second period, hold off Penguins 5-3
Anaheim Ducks goaltender John Gibson, center, stops a shot during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Pittsburgh Penguins Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Anaheim Ducks' Chris Wagner, left, shoots to score against Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Tristan Jarry during the second period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Ducks score 4 in second period, hold off Penguins 5-3
Anaheim Ducks' Chris Wagner, left, shoots to score against Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Tristan Jarry during the second period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Anaheim Ducks' Adam Henrique (14) celebrates his goal against Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Tristan Jarry during the second period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Ducks score 4 in second period, hold off Penguins 5-3
Anaheim Ducks' Adam Henrique (14) celebrates his goal against Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Tristan Jarry during the second period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Pittsburgh Penguins' Evgeni Malkin, of Russia, celebrates his goal against the Anaheim Ducks during the first period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Ducks score 4 in second period, hold off Penguins 5-3
Pittsburgh Penguins' Evgeni Malkin, of Russia, celebrates his goal against the Anaheim Ducks during the first period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Anaheim Ducks' Brandon Montour, left, shoves Pittsburgh Penguins' Evgeni Malkin, of Russia, during the first period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Ducks score 4 in second period, hold off Penguins 5-3
Anaheim Ducks' Brandon Montour, left, shoves Pittsburgh Penguins' Evgeni Malkin, of Russia, during the first period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Pittsburgh Penguins' Evgeni Malkin, of Russia, moves the puck during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Anaheim Ducks Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Ducks score 4 in second period, hold off Penguins 5-3
Pittsburgh Penguins' Evgeni Malkin, of Russia, moves the puck during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Anaheim Ducks Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Pittsburgh Penguins' Dominik Simon, center, of the Czech Republic, fights for the puck with Anaheim Ducks' J.T. Brown during the first period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Ducks score 4 in second period, hold off Penguins 5-3
Pittsburgh Penguins' Dominik Simon, center, of the Czech Republic, fights for the puck with Anaheim Ducks' J.T. Brown during the first period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Pittsburgh Penguins' Carl Hagelin, of Sweden, right, falls to the ice as he passes the puck under pressure by Anaheim Ducks' Ryan Getzlaf during the first period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Ducks score 4 in second period, hold off Penguins 5-3
Pittsburgh Penguins' Carl Hagelin, of Sweden, right, falls to the ice as he passes the puck under pressure by Anaheim Ducks' Ryan Getzlaf during the first period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Jan 17, 2018; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Bruins left wind Brad Marchand (63) scores a goal on Montreal Canadiens goalie Carey Price (31) during the third period at TD Garden. Mandatory Credit: Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
NHL: Montreal Canadiens at Boston Bruins
Jan 17, 2018; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Bruins left wind Brad Marchand (63) scores a goal on Montreal Canadiens goalie Carey Price (31) during the third period at TD Garden. Mandatory Credit: Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Boston Bruins defenseman Charlie McAvoy (73) tries to guide Montreal Canadiens left wing Charles Hudon (54) away from the puck during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Bruins beat Canadiens 4-1 in coach Julien's return to Boston
Boston Bruins defenseman Charlie McAvoy (73) tries to guide Montreal Canadiens left wing Charles Hudon (54) away from the puck during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Boston Bruins center Ryan Spooner (51) is congratulated by defenseman Matt Grzelcyk after his goal off Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price (31) during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Bruins beat Canadiens 4-1 in coach Julien's return to Boston
Boston Bruins center Ryan Spooner (51) is congratulated by defenseman Matt Grzelcyk after his goal off Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price (31) during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Boston Bruins left wing Brad Marchand, top, celebrates after his goal off Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price (31) during the third period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Bruins beat Canadiens 4-1 in coach Julien's return to Boston
Boston Bruins left wing Brad Marchand, top, celebrates after his goal off Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price (31) during the third period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price, left, reaches back as he tries to make save on a shot by Boston Bruins center Riley Nash (20) during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Bruins beat Canadiens 4-1 in coach Julien's return to Boston
Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price, left, reaches back as he tries to make save on a shot by Boston Bruins center Riley Nash (20) during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Boston Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask (40) makes a save during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Montreal Canadiens in Boston, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. The Bruins defeated the Canadiens 4-1. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Bruins beat Canadiens 4-1 in coach Julien's return to Boston
Boston Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask (40) makes a save during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Montreal Canadiens in Boston, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. The Bruins defeated the Canadiens 4-1. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Boston Bruins right wing David Pastrnak, right, celebrates his goal off Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price with defenseman Zdeno Chara (33) during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Bruins beat Canadiens 4-1 in coach Julien's return to Boston
Boston Bruins right wing David Pastrnak, right, celebrates his goal off Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price with defenseman Zdeno Chara (33) during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
FILE - In this Nov. 23, 1960, file photo, 25-year-old left wing Willie O'Ree, the first black player of the National Hockey League, poses for a photo as he warms up in his Boston Bruins uniform prior to an NHL hockey game with the New York Rangers at New York's Madison Square Garden. Hockey pioneer O'Ree was honored in Boston on Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, in honor of the 60th anniversary of the Bruins forward breaking the NHL's color barrier. (AP Photo, File)
Boston honors hockey pioneer Willie O'Ree
FILE - In this Nov. 23, 1960, file photo, 25-year-old left wing Willie O'Ree, the first black player of the National Hockey League, poses for a photo as he warms up in his Boston Bruins uniform prior to an NHL hockey game with the New York Rangers at New York's Madison Square Garden. Hockey pioneer O'Ree was honored in Boston on Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, in honor of the 60th anniversary of the Bruins forward breaking the NHL's color barrier. (AP Photo, File)
FILE - In this Jan. 19, 2008, file photo, former Boston Bruins hockey player Willie O'Ree waves to the crowd in Boston after being honored on the 50th anniversary of breaking the color barrier in the NHL after the first period of the Bruins hockey game against the New York Rangers in Boston. Looking on is Bruins legend John Bucyk. Hockey pioneer O'Ree was honored in Boston on Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, in honor of the 60th anniversary of the Bruins forward breaking the NHL's color barrier. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson, File)
Boston honors hockey pioneer Willie O'Ree
FILE - In this Jan. 19, 2008, file photo, former Boston Bruins hockey player Willie O'Ree waves to the crowd in Boston after being honored on the 50th anniversary of breaking the color barrier in the NHL after the first period of the Bruins hockey game against the New York Rangers in Boston. Looking on is Bruins legend John Bucyk. Hockey pioneer O'Ree was honored in Boston on Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, in honor of the 60th anniversary of the Bruins forward breaking the NHL's color barrier. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson, File)
Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Matt Murray blocks a shot during the first period of the team's NHL hockey game against the Carolina Hurricanes in Pittsburgh, Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
Penguins G Murray takes leave after father's death
Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Matt Murray blocks a shot during the first period of the team's NHL hockey game against the Carolina Hurricanes in Pittsburgh, Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
FILE - In this Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018, file photo, Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Matt Murray blocks a shot during the first period of the team's NHL hockey game against the Carolina Hurricanes in Pittsburgh Murray is taking a leave of absence from the team following the death of his father, the Penguins announced Wednesday, Jan 17, 2018. Murray's father Matt died on Tuesday in Ontario, Canada. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
Penguins G Murray takes leave after father's death
FILE - In this Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018, file photo, Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Matt Murray blocks a shot during the first period of the team's NHL hockey game against the Carolina Hurricanes in Pittsburgh Murray is taking a leave of absence from the team following the death of his father, the Penguins announced Wednesday, Jan 17, 2018. Murray's father Matt died on Tuesday in Ontario, Canada. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
FILE - In this Nov. 22, 2017, file photo, New York Rangers' Chris Kreider (20) plays against the Carolina Hurricanes during the first period of an NHL hockey game, in Raleigh, N.C. The 26-year-old forward had 11 goals in 37 games before being sidelined indefinitely with a blood clot in his right arm. He left a game Dec. 27 and was hospitalized. The injury was a major blow to the Rangers, who are in a tight race for a playoff spot in the Metro Division. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker, File)
Injuries to key scorers thin out lines for Blue Jackets
FILE - In this Nov. 22, 2017, file photo, New York Rangers' Chris Kreider (20) plays against the Carolina Hurricanes during the first period of an NHL hockey game, in Raleigh, N.C. The 26-year-old forward had 11 goals in 37 games before being sidelined indefinitely with a blood clot in his right arm. He left a game Dec. 27 and was hospitalized. The injury was a major blow to the Rangers, who are in a tight race for a playoff spot in the Metro Division. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker, File)
FILE - In this Nov. 24, 2017, file photo, Columbus Blue Jackets forward Cam Atkinson moves the puck against the Ottawa Senators during an NHL hockey game in Columbus, Ohio. The winter has been cruel to the injury-riddled Columbus Blue Jackets. Without last year's top scorer, Cam Atkinson, out with a broken foot, and centers Brandon Dubinsky and Alexander Wennberg, the Blue Jackets limped to a 6-7-2 in December. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon, File)
Injuries to key scorers thin out lines for Blue Jackets
FILE - In this Nov. 24, 2017, file photo, Columbus Blue Jackets forward Cam Atkinson moves the puck against the Ottawa Senators during an NHL hockey game in Columbus, Ohio. The winter has been cruel to the injury-riddled Columbus Blue Jackets. Without last year's top scorer, Cam Atkinson, out with a broken foot, and centers Brandon Dubinsky and Alexander Wennberg, the Blue Jackets limped to a 6-7-2 in December. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon, File)
FILE - In this Nov. 11, 2017, file photo, Columbus Blue Jackets center Brandon Dubinsky (17) plays against the Detroit Red Wings in the third period of an NHL hockey game, in Detroit. The winter has been cruel to the injury-riddled Columbus Blue Jackets. Without last years top scorer, Cam Atkinson, and centers Brandon Dubinsky and Alexander Wennberg, the Blue Jackets limped to a 6-7-2 in December.(AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
Injuries to key scorers thin out lines for Blue Jackets
FILE - In this Nov. 11, 2017, file photo, Columbus Blue Jackets center Brandon Dubinsky (17) plays against the Detroit Red Wings in the third period of an NHL hockey game, in Detroit. The winter has been cruel to the injury-riddled Columbus Blue Jackets. Without last years top scorer, Cam Atkinson, and centers Brandon Dubinsky and Alexander Wennberg, the Blue Jackets limped to a 6-7-2 in December.(AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

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