BLACKHAWKS/BRUINS: By The Numbers

The Hockeenight Mathletes have once again reassembled to crunch the numbers for us, this time for the Stanley Cup Final between the Chicago Blackhawks and Boston Bruins.

They were not able to attend yesterday's live Puckcast, because they were working on the numbers. That, and their mothers don't let them go out on a school night.

So for one last time before they all leave for Science Camp, here is their breakdown:

6 - The number of times the Chicago Blackhawks and Boston Bruins have met in the postseason.

1 - The number of series won by the Blackhwks.

0 - The number of times the Blackhawks and Bruins have met in the Stanley Cup Final.

∞ - The number of times this will be mentioned before the puck drops for Game 1.

0 - The number of Chicago Blackhawks who have been photographed nude for a magazine.

1 - The number of Boston Bruins who have been photographed nude for a magazine (Zdeno Chara)

1967 - The last year the Toronto Maple Leafs won the Stanley Cup.

1967 - The number of times Leafs fans have watched Game 7 of their series this year against Boston, hoping for a different outcome.

$8,000,000 - The amount the Boston Bruins will pay Zdeno Chara.

$8,023,007 - The amount of money made by "My Giant", starring Chara and Billy Crystal.

1970.5 - The distance in miles between Boston and Denver.

1970.5 - The distance in miles that Ray Bourque travelled to win a Stanley Cup.

3,000,000 - The number of Bruins fans who will tell you that Boston is the best hockey city in America.

3 - The number of reporters left covering the Bruins now that the Patriots have signed Tim Tebow.

1.75 - Goals per game allowed by Tukka Rask in this year's playoffs..

1.74 - Goals per game allowed by Corey Crawford in this year's playoffs.

21 - The number of years since Jaromir Jagr has played in the Stanley Cup Final.

2 - The number of players who are playing in this year's Final who weren't born yet when Jaromir Jagr last played in a Stanley Cup Final (Brandon Saad, Dougie Hamilton)

BLACKHAWKS IN 6





 

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