The NHL’s Most Exciting Month Is June

June 24th, 2010 by Melissa Bauer-Herzog Leave a reply »
For most people, hockey and June don’t go together. Hockey is a winter sport, a game that is played before heading inside for hot chocolate to warm frozen bodies. At least, that’s what normal, non-NHL fans think.

For the NHL and all the fans, June is a month of possibilities. It starts with the Stanley Cup final in the first few weeks. 

No matter who a fan roots for, watching Lord Stanley’s Cup raised over the heads of the winning team is an exciting moment.

This year, fans were thrown a bone from the NHL when the 2010-2011 schedule was released on June 22, a day before the awards show.

The chance to see what teams will be playing each other on what date is also a time to see what days can be taken off from work and how much plane tickets are selling for.

A small break between the Cup Final and the NHL Awards give fans time to step outside and enjoy some summer weather before it is back to the TV to see our favorite hockey players one last time. Two hours of awards seem to go by too fast and leave fans anxiously waiting for the next piece of news they’ll be thrown.

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