It took seven long years, but now it has happened. The last NHL team that had never qualified for the Stanley Cup Playoffs is going to the postseason.
I grew up in Newark, Ohio. Columbus was very close to home. I can hardly believe that there is a major league sports team there, but they are about to make hockey really fun to watch for a month.
Congratulations Blue Jackets. Give us a nice run, we will be following every face-off.