It has been an absolute pleasure watching some of the hockey that has been played in this year's first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
Five of the eight playoff series' went the distance, two of which were decided in overtime. That is what we call edge of your seat action.
Having not only the game, but the series and season on the line with every scoring chance can truly be hazardous to your health. Whether or not the game ends in your favor, everyone enjoys the ride during the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
Here are your NHL Award winners for the first round of the 2011 Stanley Cup Playoffs.