The 2010 NHL playoffs have officially come to an end—and with all of the hype surrounding the World Cup, they have already been forgotten.
The NHL could not have asked for a better postseason. Ratings were the highest for the Stanley Cup Finals in years and the league’s youth was showcased throughout the playoffs.
There was a plethora of upsets and heroes, which made for one of the greatest postseasons in NHL history. And as the NHL declared before the start of the playoffs, “History was made.”
Looking back, there are plenty of things to take away from the NHL playoffs. Here are five things we have certainly learned.