Bruins-Canadiens always special
Almost every playoff pairing features a good rivalry that will only get stronger after the puck is dropped.
Throw in the propensity for upsets in the always entertaining first round and the NHL will give sports fans plenty of reason to watch what should be many long and grueling series.
Almost every pairing features a good rivalry that will only get stronger after the hatred is pumped up when the puck is dropped in the first games. Some, such as the Maple Leafs-Senators or the Flyers-Devils, don't need to wait that long for the intensity to start.