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Penguins-Red Wings: Previewing Game Seven of the Stanley Cup Finals

Published by on June 12, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NHL

There is an old cliché in sports you hear in May and June. It says that a playoff series doesn't start until the road team wins. 

Like all clichés, for the most part it holds true—and it is the exception that proves the rule.

In a series where the home team has won every game, the lack of road wins has not prevented the Stanley Cup Finals from starting.

Truth be told, it is almost over. There are going to be a lot of guys shaving tomorrow, as the playoff beards will no longer be necessary. It takes 16 wins to earn a Stanley Cup Trophy, and both sides have 15 in the books.

This series started when the home team won Game Four. Trailing 2-1, Pittsburgh rallied f...

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