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)
Washington Capitals' Chandler Stephenson, right, celebrates his goal against the Columbus Blue Jackets with teammate Jay Beagle during the third period of Game 6 of an NHL first-round hockey playoff series Monday, April 23, 2018, in Columbus, Ohio. The Capitals defeated the Blue Jackets 6-3. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)
You again? Penguins face familiar foe in Capitals
Washington Capitals' Chandler Stephenson, right, celebrates his goal against the Columbus Blue Jackets with teammate Jay Beagle during the third period of Game 6 of an NHL first-round hockey playoff series Monday, April 23, 2018, in Columbus, Ohio. The Capitals defeated the Blue Jackets 6-3. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)
Washington Capitals' Dmitry Orlov, left, of Russia, celebrates his goal against the Columbus Blue Jackets with teammate Matt Niskanen during the first period of Game 6 of an NHL first-round hockey playoff series Monday, April 23, 2018, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)
You again? Penguins face familiar foe in Capitals
Washington Capitals' Dmitry Orlov, left, of Russia, celebrates his goal against the Columbus Blue Jackets with teammate Matt Niskanen during the first period of Game 6 of an NHL first-round hockey playoff series Monday, April 23, 2018, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)
Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby, left, scores past Philadelphia Flyers' Michal Neuvirth during the first period in Game 6 of an NHL first-round hockey playoff series Sunday, April 22, 2018, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Tom Mihalek)
You again? Penguins face familiar foe in Capitals
Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby, left, scores past Philadelphia Flyers' Michal Neuvirth during the first period in Game 6 of an NHL first-round hockey playoff series Sunday, April 22, 2018, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Tom Mihalek)
Pittsburgh Penguins' Patric Hornqvist, left, and Sidney Crosby celebrate in the final minute of the third period in Game 6 of an NHL first-round hockey playoff series as they defeated the Philadelphia Flyers, Sunday, April 22, 2018, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Tom Mihalek)
You again? Penguins face familiar foe in Capitals
Pittsburgh Penguins' Patric Hornqvist, left, and Sidney Crosby celebrate in the final minute of the third period in Game 6 of an NHL first-round hockey playoff series as they defeated the Philadelphia Flyers, Sunday, April 22, 2018, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Tom Mihalek)
Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8), from Russia, talks with Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby (87) after Game 7 in an NHL hockey Stanley Cup Eastern Conference semifinal, Wednesday, May 10, 2017, in Washington. The Penguins won 2-0. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
You again? Penguins face familiar foe in Capitals
Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8), from Russia, talks with Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby (87) after Game 7 in an NHL hockey Stanley Cup Eastern Conference semifinal, Wednesday, May 10, 2017, in Washington. The Penguins won 2-0. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Toronto Maple Leafs goaltender Frederik Andersen (31) makes a save off a shot from Boston Bruins during the first period of game six of an NHL round one playoff hockey game in Toronto on Monday, April 23, 2018. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
Maple Leafs hope for new ending in Game 7 against Bruins
Toronto Maple Leafs goaltender Frederik Andersen (31) makes a save off a shot from Boston Bruins during the first period of game six of an NHL round one playoff hockey game in Toronto on Monday, April 23, 2018. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
Boston Bruins right wing David Backes (42) falls overToronto Maple Leafs goaltender Frederik Andersen (31) during third period NHL round one playoff hockey action in Toronto on Monday, April 23, 2018. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
Maple Leafs hope for new ending in Game 7 against Bruins
Boston Bruins right wing David Backes (42) falls overToronto Maple Leafs goaltender Frederik Andersen (31) during third period NHL round one playoff hockey action in Toronto on Monday, April 23, 2018. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
Toronto Maple Leafs' Nazem Kadri, defenseman Nikita Zaitsev (22) and Mitchell Marner (16) celebrate their win over the Boston Bruins in NHL round one playoff hockey action in Toronto on Monday, April 23, 2018. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
Maple Leafs hope for new ending in Game 7 against Bruins
Toronto Maple Leafs' Nazem Kadri, defenseman Nikita Zaitsev (22) and Mitchell Marner (16) celebrate their win over the Boston Bruins in NHL round one playoff hockey action in Toronto on Monday, April 23, 2018. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
New Jersey Devils defenseman Andy Greene (6) congratulates Tampa Bay Lightning center Yanni Gourde (37) after the Lightning eliminated the Devils during Game 5 of an NHL first-round hockey playoff series Saturday, April 21, 2018, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
Devils go from last to playoffs, with more needed next year
New Jersey Devils defenseman Andy Greene (6) congratulates Tampa Bay Lightning center Yanni Gourde (37) after the Lightning eliminated the Devils during Game 5 of an NHL first-round hockey playoff series Saturday, April 21, 2018, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
New Jersey Devils left wing Jesper Bratt (63) gets between Tampa Bay Lightning defensemen Dan Girardi (5) and Braydon Coburn (55) during the third period of Game 5 of an NHL first-round hockey playoff series Saturday, April 21, 2018, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
Devils go from last to playoffs, with more needed next year
New Jersey Devils left wing Jesper Bratt (63) gets between Tampa Bay Lightning defensemen Dan Girardi (5) and Braydon Coburn (55) during the third period of Game 5 of an NHL first-round hockey playoff series Saturday, April 21, 2018, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
New Jersey Devils goaltender Cory Schneider, right, congratulates Tampa Bay Lightning head coach Jon Cooper after they eliminated the Devils during Game 5 of an NHL first-round hockey playoff series Saturday, April 21, 2018, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
Devils go from last to playoffs, with more needed next year
New Jersey Devils goaltender Cory Schneider, right, congratulates Tampa Bay Lightning head coach Jon Cooper after they eliminated the Devils during Game 5 of an NHL first-round hockey playoff series Saturday, April 21, 2018, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
New Jersey Devils goaltender Cory Schneider (35) stops a shot by Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Victor Hedman (77) during the second period of Game 5 of an NHL first-round hockey playoff series Saturday, April 21, 2018, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
Devils go from last to playoffs, with more needed next year
New Jersey Devils goaltender Cory Schneider (35) stops a shot by Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Victor Hedman (77) during the second period of Game 5 of an NHL first-round hockey playoff series Saturday, April 21, 2018, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Ryan McDonagh (27) sends New Jersey Devils left wing Taylor Hall (9) flying after Hall shot against goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy (88) during the third period of Game 5 of an NHL first-round hockey playoff series Saturday, April 21, 2018, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
Devils go from last to playoffs, with more needed next year
Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Ryan McDonagh (27) sends New Jersey Devils left wing Taylor Hall (9) flying after Hall shot against goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy (88) during the third period of Game 5 of an NHL first-round hockey playoff series Saturday, April 21, 2018, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
Washington Capitals players celebrate their goal against the Columbus Blue Jackets during the third period of Game 6 of an NHL first-round hockey playoff series Monday, April 23, 2018, in Columbus, Ohio. The Capitals defeated the Blue Jackets 6-3. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)
Blue Jackets good again, just not good enough for next level
Washington Capitals players celebrate their goal against the Columbus Blue Jackets during the third period of Game 6 of an NHL first-round hockey playoff series Monday, April 23, 2018, in Columbus, Ohio. The Capitals defeated the Blue Jackets 6-3. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)
Columbus Blue Jackets' Artemi Panarin, left, of Russia, fights for position against Washington Capitals' Brooks Orpik during the second period of Game 6 of an NHL first-round hockey playoff series Monday, April 23, 2018, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)
Blue Jackets good again, just not good enough for next level
Columbus Blue Jackets' Artemi Panarin, left, of Russia, fights for position against Washington Capitals' Brooks Orpik during the second period of Game 6 of an NHL first-round hockey playoff series Monday, April 23, 2018, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)
Washington Capitals' Chandler Stephenson, right, scores against Columbus Blue Jackets' Sergei Bobrovsky, of Russia, during the third period of Game 6 of an NHL first-round hockey playoff series Monday, April 23, 2018, in Columbus, Ohio. The Capitals defeated the Blue Jackets 6-3. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)
Blue Jackets good again, just not good enough for next level
Washington Capitals' Chandler Stephenson, right, scores against Columbus Blue Jackets' Sergei Bobrovsky, of Russia, during the third period of Game 6 of an NHL first-round hockey playoff series Monday, April 23, 2018, in Columbus, Ohio. The Capitals defeated the Blue Jackets 6-3. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)
Columbus Blue Jackets' Seth Jones reacts to losing to the Washington Capitals in Game 6 of an NHL first-round hockey playoff series Monday, April 23, 2018, in Columbus, Ohio. The Capitals defeated the Blue Jackets 6-3. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)
Blue Jackets good again, just not good enough for next level
Columbus Blue Jackets' Seth Jones reacts to losing to the Washington Capitals in Game 6 of an NHL first-round hockey playoff series Monday, April 23, 2018, in Columbus, Ohio. The Capitals defeated the Blue Jackets 6-3. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)
Washington Capitals' Braden Holtby, left, makes a save against Columbus Blue Jackets' Matt Calvert during the second period of Game 6 of an NHL first-round hockey playoff series Monday, April 23, 2018, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)
Caps roll over Blue Jackets, look to nemesis Pittsburgh
Washington Capitals' Braden Holtby, left, makes a save against Columbus Blue Jackets' Matt Calvert during the second period of Game 6 of an NHL first-round hockey playoff series Monday, April 23, 2018, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)
Washington Capitals' Chandler Stephenson, right, scores against Columbus Blue Jackets' Sergei Bobrovsky, of Russia, during the third period of Game 6 of an NHL first-round hockey playoff series Monday, April 23, 2018, in Columbus, Ohio. The Capitals defeated the Blue Jackets 6-3. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)
Caps roll over Blue Jackets, look to nemesis Pittsburgh
Washington Capitals' Chandler Stephenson, right, scores against Columbus Blue Jackets' Sergei Bobrovsky, of Russia, during the third period of Game 6 of an NHL first-round hockey playoff series Monday, April 23, 2018, in Columbus, Ohio. The Capitals defeated the Blue Jackets 6-3. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)
Toronto Maple Leafs centre Tomas Plekanec (19) celebrates his empty net goal during the third period of game six of an NHL round one playoff hockey game in Toronto on Monday, April 23, 2018. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
Andersen helps Maple Leafs beat Bruins 3-1 to force Game 7
Toronto Maple Leafs centre Tomas Plekanec (19) celebrates his empty net goal during the third period of game six of an NHL round one playoff hockey game in Toronto on Monday, April 23, 2018. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
Toronto Maple Leafs center Auston Matthews (34) battles Boston Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara (33) in front of goaltender Tuukka Rask (40) during NHL round one playoff hockey action in Toronto on Monday, April 23, 2018. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
Andersen helps Maple Leafs beat Bruins 3-1 to force Game 7
Toronto Maple Leafs center Auston Matthews (34) battles Boston Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara (33) in front of goaltender Tuukka Rask (40) during NHL round one playoff hockey action in Toronto on Monday, April 23, 2018. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
Boston Bruins left wing Jake DeBrusk (74) celebrates his goal against the Toronto Maple Leafs during the second period of game six of an NHL round one playoff hockey game in Toronto on Monday, April 23, 2018. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
Andersen helps Maple Leafs beat Bruins 3-1 to force Game 7
Boston Bruins left wing Jake DeBrusk (74) celebrates his goal against the Toronto Maple Leafs during the second period of game six of an NHL round one playoff hockey game in Toronto on Monday, April 23, 2018. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
Toronto Maple Leafs center Auston Matthews (34) and goaltender Frederik Andersen (31) celebrate their win over the Boston Bruins in NHL round one playoff hockey action in Toronto on Monday, April 23, 2018. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
Andersen helps Maple Leafs beat Bruins 3-1 to force Game 7
Toronto Maple Leafs center Auston Matthews (34) and goaltender Frederik Andersen (31) celebrate their win over the Boston Bruins in NHL round one playoff hockey action in Toronto on Monday, April 23, 2018. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
Boston Bruins right wing David Backes (42) picks up a penalty after Toronto Maple Leafs goaltender Frederik Andersen (31) takes an elbow to the head during third period NHL round one playoff hockey action in Toronto on Monday, April 23, 2018. Leafs defenseman Roman Polak (46) looks to clear the puck. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
Andersen helps Maple Leafs beat Bruins 3-1 to force Game 7
Boston Bruins right wing David Backes (42) picks up a penalty after Toronto Maple Leafs goaltender Frederik Andersen (31) takes an elbow to the head during third period NHL round one playoff hockey action in Toronto on Monday, April 23, 2018. Leafs defenseman Roman Polak (46) looks to clear the puck. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
Boston Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask (40) gets low to watch for the puck as teammate Patrice Bergeron (37) battles Toronto Maple Leafs centre Zach Hyman (11) during the third period of game six of an NHL round one playoff hockey game in Toronto on Monday, April 23, 2018. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
Andersen helps Maple Leafs beat Bruins 3-1 to force Game 7
Boston Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask (40) gets low to watch for the puck as teammate Patrice Bergeron (37) battles Toronto Maple Leafs centre Zach Hyman (11) during the third period of game six of an NHL round one playoff hockey game in Toronto on Monday, April 23, 2018. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)

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