Compare your Islanders.Last night, the Chicago Blackhawks were crowned Stanley Cup Champions of the 2013 NHL Playoffs, defeating the Boston Bruins 4-2 in a thrilling best-of-seven series. Down 2-1 with 1:16 left to play, the Blackhawks shocked the entire city of Boston, scoring two goals in the next 17 seconds. Chicago's only lead of the hockey game last for 59 seconds, but it was all the Blackhawks needed to claim Lord Stanley's Cup for the second time in four seasons.As a hockey fan, this series was awesome. Chicago-Boston had everything that makes the sport of hockey the best sport in the world. The drama. The intensity. The series was unbelievable, and capped off a remarkable season that was, in my eyes, perfect enough to make us all forget about the NHL lockout that was.As an...

Read more on www.IslandersOptimism.com