(Saturday Mashup) Goodbye HNIC, Hello Off Season

LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 11: Captain Dustin Brown #23 of the Los Angeles Kings and teammates skate toward goaltender Jonathan Quick #32 of the Los Angeles Kings in the corner (not in photo) after winning Game Six of the 2012 Stanley Cup Final 6-1 to win the series 4-2 at Staples Center on June 11, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Say what you will about the commentary of Jim Hughson or Glen Healy (it’s awful), but to wave goodbye to Saturday night HNIC tradition as we’ve known it for our entire lifetimes is going to be a heck of a loss.

Nothing could have hammered that home harder than the closing montage last night.

In related news, congratulations to the 2014 Stanley Cup Champion LA Kings.  Two more Cups in 3 years than the Leafs have in the last 47.

Life’s not fair.


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