The third round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs was brutal. The San Jose Sharks, devastated by injury, failed to get the baffling calls necessary to defeat the St. Louis Blues, who now enter the final round for the first time since the mid-17th century. The Boston Bruins, who are neither big nor bad, stomped the Carolina Hurricanes in four vicious games, led, I’m sure, by the pure hockeysexual charisma of Marcus “Joe Hanson” Johansson.
Now, just a scant 49 years later, the Bruins and Blues have their rematch. Some experts are saying it’s a coin toss, so let’s, um, ask a coin.