Posted 03 April 2013 - 06:54 AM
Why didn't ESPN cover the Penguins during their streak like they did the Heat?
Because ESPN doesn't televise hockey and they televise basketball?
Besides, it's a little more anticlimactic if you're chasing your own record as opposed to someone else's record. And fourteen in a row isn't twenty-seven. The Blackhawks got plenty of mainstream coverage earlier in the year though, mostly for the novelty of having a zero in the regulation loss column through half a season.
"The Devils have high standards, that's the difference. We have a standard to live up to every year, and a couple of teams in our area don't have the standards we do." - Pat Burns
The New Jersey Devils win Stanley Cups everywhere:
-NHL record for most road wins in the playoffs - 10-1 in '95 and 10-2 in '00
-NHL record for most home wins in the playoffs - 12-1 in '03