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Could NHL home-nation advantage end Canada's Cup drought?

Could NHL home-nation advantage end Canada's Cup drought?

Created: July 27, 2020 02:26 PM

The NHL playoffs are scheduled to be exclusively played in Canada for the first time since 1925. There is no guarantee any of the six remaining Canadian team will end the nation's Stanley Cup drought that dates to 1993.

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Starting Saturday, the 24-team playoffs will begin in Toronto and Edmonton, Alberta, and every single game will be played in one of those two cities.

Hockey Hall of Fame goalie Ken Dryden calls the drought “bizarre.” But he says he doesn't believe it deeply affects the pschye of Canada's deeply passionate hockey fans like it once would have.

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