Hockey fans are a special breed of human, and now that the 2011 NHL Playoffs are upon us, the crazy ones tend to come out of their shells.
Some, however, are crazy all year round. Crazy with obsession, that is.
NHL hockey has its moments and quirks that make its fans come running back for more, but there are some fans who take it to the extreme. Now that the most exciting time of the NHL calendar year has arrived, it's a great time for a reality check.
Just how obsessed are you in your love for the wonderful sport of hockey and the NHL?
In honor of the 16 teams that have made the playoffs, here are 16 signs you might be an obsessed hockey fan.
Laura Falcon is a Featured Columnist for the Pittsburgh Penguins. Follow her on Twitter or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org with any comments or questions.