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Would You Go to a Game 7?


The roller coaster ride that is an NHL playoff game 7, cannot be replicated in any other sporting event. You couple the usual high paced back and forth, with the desperation to continue the season and last night, once again proving that the game is never really over, no matter how good the outcome looks.

I know after last nights thriller, this seems like an obvious answer. But, after having experienced, in person, two game 7 losses; probably 5-7 years off my life and dipping into my 401K, I don’t know if I could bring myself to do it again.

My experiences were from Pre-Stanley Cup Bruins (my lifetime), when my brother and I would spend about a 1/3 of our paychecks on the secondary ticket markets, taking in Bruins playoff games. I’d witnessed every other sports championship in this town, but yet to see my favorite team reach that peak…

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