When the baseball playoffs begin, every broadcast is filled with stories about the Yankees dynasties, the great comebacks, the Bill Buckners of the world and the great champions.
When the NFL playoffs begin, the conversations about whether the champion Ravens defense was better than the 1985 Bears happen, arguments about whether Tom Brady is better than Joe Montana come up, and players from Johnny Unitas to Eli Manning are made to be gods.
The NBA gets to show footage of Michael Jordan (six times), Magic Johnson, Larry Bird and other great champions.
But the networks don't afford hockey the same perspective. You don't get the montage with Gretzky's Oilers, Trottier's Islanders, or any of the great Canadiens or Red Wings teams. The "History Will Be Made" commercials touched a little bit on the history of the game, but there is so much more that could, and should, be done.