Currently the Chicago Blackhawks remain undefeated after the first 24 games of the NHL season. But you all knew that right?
Yeah… you watch SportsCenter. You know the Canadians with the Indian on their bloody jerseys have not lost to any of the other Canadians.
You also know that the Heat are undefeated after their last 16 games.
You know how well LeBron and D-Wade have been playing… and you know about LeBron’s dunk contest he’s been doing during the pre-game… and you know about the Heat’s Harlem Shake… AND about Chris Bosh’s recent problems with Lil Wayne…
Let’s face it. You know way too much about NBA teams, their players, and their beef.
You know nothing about the NHL.
I didn’t either.
Let’s take a look at the win streaks and learn us some stuff…
Here’s the Heat’s win streak:
And here’s the Blackhawks’ win streak:
Wait a minute…
There are losses on there. In fact… there’s 3.
Why yes, welcome to hockey. No one ever said “win streak”… they said “undefeated streak.”
Wait. That makes no sense. They did get defeated. How can you even call it an “undefeated streak”?
Because. That’s hockey.
In hockey, you get a point if you lose in overtime (or a shootout). Thus, it’s not a true loss unless you lose in regulation. A loss in overtime isn’t really a loss in overtime.
To their credit, they have won 11 straight games. That’s incredibly impressive. But they haven’t won 24 straight. Don’t let their Canadian tomfoolery deceive you. The Heat’s win streak is longer.
In closing, here’s a general sentiment of most American sports fans:
By: Tyler Raborn