The Stanley Cup playoffs begin tonight, which means hockey fans across North America are bracing themselves for two months of tense series, marathon overtime games and more ups and downs than are probably healthy. Your annual reminder: Postseason overtimes and Stanley Cup playoff Game 7s are among the best things in sports, unless you have a rooting interest, in which case they’re absolute torture. 

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