The best team in hockey won the Stanley Cup.
The gutsiest team in hockey made it close.
And Pittsburgh, battling back from a 3-1 deficit late in the third period, came within inches of sending Game 6 into OT.
So a series that started slowly turned into a classic. And the skill of both teams produced some beautiful hockey.
Henrik Zetterberg – the best two-way player in hockey – won the Conn Smythe Trophy.
The whole series was a triumph for smart, clean, thinking-person’s hockey.