The Biggest Lessons Learned in the 2014 NHL Playoffs So Far

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The Biggest Lessons Learned in the 2014 NHL Playoffs So Far
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What have we learned in the NHL playoffs so far?

Overtime is rampant, Game 7s are even more thrilling when there are three of them in one night, Tuukka Rask really must hate playing the Montreal Canadiens, and Milan Lucic is a little too cool with using his stick in a stabbing motion.

There are plenty of other items to take away from what has been a spectacular spring of playoff hockey so far. Here's a list of the biggest lessons we've learned so far.

The lessons are subjective and, like kindergarten, supposed to be a little fun.

Stats are current through games of May 8, and are all from NHL.com unless otherwise noted.

 

Steve Macfarlane has been covering the NHL for more than a decade, including seven seasons for the Calgary Sun. You can follow him on Twitter @MacfarlaneHKY.

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