There is NOTHING like playoff hockey. It’s incredible when it begins, but by game 7 of the Stanley Cup Finals it’s hell. It’s a grind. You don’t even enjoy it but you can’t pull yourself away. It takes years off your life. You’ve spent thousands of dollars at bars over the past 2 months but if they win the cup then it’s all worth it and dammit you contributed.

The Patriots are what everyone dreams to be.
The Red Sox are us at our best.
The Bruins represent who we really are, scrappy and aggressive assholes.
The Celtics show up.

Here’s a decent hype video put together by a fan

 

and if you have a couple hours to kill and love hockey I strongly recommend you check out this two part history of the Bruins