The closest we get every year to understanding the mysteries of time — maybe even a little bit of the theory of relativity — is the night the Stanley Cup playoffs end.
Time seems endless when you consider how long the playoffs have run. I vaguely recall the Minnesota Wild even being in the postseason. Did that really happen?
Here’s every goal from this year’s playoffs.
It took a Stanley Cup champion to bounce the Wild from the playoffs.
The 2015-16 season starts in four months.
So long, hockey!
About the blogger
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
NewsCut is a blog featuring observations about the news. It provides a forum for an online discussion and debate about events that might not typically make the front page. NewsCut posts are not news stories.