The Staals Are Brothers! (and Other Overused Conference Final Stories)

Jennie LuptakCorrespondent IMay 18, 2009

The Staals Are Brothers! (and Other Overused Conference Final Stories)

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Penguins-Hurricanes: THE STAALS ARE BROTHERS!

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Penguins-Hurricanes: Bill Cowher = Traitor

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    PITTSBURGH - NOVEMBER 5:  Bill Cowher stands on the field before the Baltimore Ravens game against the Pittsburgh Steelers on November 5, 2007 at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

Penguins-Hurricanes: The Trade Heard 'Round Hartford

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    RALEIGH, NC - JANUARY 28: Ron Francis #10 of the Carolina Hurricanes skates his final lap during 'Ron Francis Night' before the game against the Atlanta Thrashers  on January 28, 2006, at the RBC Center in Raleigh, North Carolina. Carolina won 4-1. (Photo

Blackhawks-Red Wings: Chelios, Lebda Return Home

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    CHICAGO - JANUARY 01:  Chris Chelios #24 of the Detroit Red Wings walks back towards the dugout against the Chicago Blackhawks during the NHL Winter Classic at Wrigley Field on January 1, 2009 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Blackhawks-Red Wings: Chicago Is Young

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    COLUMBUS, OH - MARCH 18:  Patrick Kane #88 of the Chicago Blackhawks celebrates against the Columbus Blue Jackets during the game on March 18, 2009 at the Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Blackhawks-Red Wings: A Winter Classic Rematch

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    CHICAGO - JANUARY 01:  A general view of action between the Chicago Blackhawks and the Detroit Red Wings during the NHL Winter Classic at Wrigley Field on January 1, 2009 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Storyline Saved: The Black and Gold Precendent

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    BOSTON - MAY 14:  The Boston Bruins line up to congratulate the Carolina Hurricanes after Game Seven of the Eastern Conference Semifinal Round of the 2009 Stanley Cup Playoffs on May 14, 2009 at the TD Banknorth Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. The Hurric

Storyline Saved: MORE BROTHERS!

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    DETROIT - JANUARY 17:  The Sedin brothers Daniel #22 and Henrik #33 of the Vancouver Canucks chat prior to a faceoff in a game against the Detroit Red Wings on January 17, 2008 at the Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Michigan. The Wings defeated the Canucks 3-
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