Last night, with one of the strangest goals in Stanley Cup playoffs and even hockey history, the Vancouver Canucks won in double overtime to advance to the Stanley Cup Final.
The Vancouver Canucks have not played in the SCF since 1994, when they were defeated by the New York Rangers.
The Canucks' berth in the SCF is not just meaningful for the city of Vancouver and Canucks fans. It is meaningful for Canada as well.
A Canadian franchise has not won the Stanley Cup since the Montreal Canadiens in 1993. That is a long time to wait for a country that had dynasties in the Edmonton Oilers, Toronto Maple Leafs and Montreal Canadiens.
What would a Stanley Cup win in Vancouver mean for the country?