The Stanley Cup Finals are upon us again and this year's matchup is sure be an entertaining series. The Boston Bruins will take on the Vancouver Canucks in the league's first Canadian versus American team final since 2006.
For Boston Bruins, this series is all about redemption. After over 20 years of playoff struggles, the Bruins find themselves able to wash away the frustrations of the 1988 Stanley Cup Final, a four-game sweep at the hands of the Edmonton Oilers.
The Vancouver Canucks' story is similar to the Bruins. Having never won a Stanley Cup in their 40-year history and only reaching the Cup Final two times before this postseason, the Canucks are desperate to prove to their city—and Canada—that they are finally a playoff team.
Given the circumstances surrounding the Bruins and Canucks, there are a host of questions fans want answered. Read to find out some of the most pressing matters of the 2011 Stanley Cup Final.