While I was browsing through Bleacher Report the other day, I saw a poll on the side of the main page.
The question asked what the only thing worse than holiday leftovers was, and one of the choices was hockey.
It got me thinking—are people still not into hockey whatsoever? Did the playoffs last season not intrigue you? Personally, I've always been a huge hockey fan, and the NHL is simply the best level of hockey there is. I can't even fathom the idea of saying hockey is worse than the chances of the Indianapolis Colts making the playoffs.
After all, 1.1 percent of the voters did feel that way as of the last time I checked.
Anyway, for those of you still on the fence—or to make an appropriate analogy, for those of you straddling the blue line—here are 10 reasons to love the brand of sport we see in the National Hockey League.