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Stanley Cup Finals Game 1 Thread - Chicago Blackhawks vs Boston Bruins

It's all come down to this. Two original six franchises face off for the greatest championship in pro sports.

Blackhawks legend Bobby Orr
Blackhawks legend Bobby Orr

On the face of it, Chicago is a better team than Boston. Not way better though, and in the playoffs minor talent gaps mean very little.

Tuukka Rask is capable of stealing another series, annoying as that is.

The Hawks are due for a bit of an offensive breakout though. They've had trouble scoring despite being the best possession team left in the playoffs, and that Jonathan Toews guy should start scoring soon.

But everything at this point is could and should. Nothing is certain when the talent level is so close.

With that said, Hawks in 4.