The NHL playoffs are, by far, the best playoffs of any major sport. Unlike any other sport, an eight-seed has just as good a chance to win the Stanley Cup as a No. 1 seed. Solid goal-tending and a suffocating defense make all the difference in the NHL playoffs and a team hot in those areas can easily go on a championship run, no matter where it is seeded.
That’s why if your team is in the playoffs, you can never take a game off as a fan, even in the first round. It’s a constant slog, which only makes the Cup victory that much sweeter. So who is going to win it all this year?
Here’s a look at Brand Thunder’s 2013 playoff-bound NHL browser themes (which offer direct access to team sites, social media channels, news, features and more):
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The NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs are in full swing and there have been some spectacular games in the Conference Quarterfinals. This is also the time where web apps see fans flock to their offerings. Pre-season is another time, but that’s when hopes are running high. In the post-season, it’s total smash mouth hockey and the winner takes all. So, with fan fervor running at a season high, now’s the time to get your browser skin on.
Ross Hollebon said it well calling out the Capitals tough skin – physical and digital. He acknowledges the Caps prowess on the ice and in the front office, both doing what they can to give the fans something to cheer about. Which makes you wonder about the teams only giving it half the effort.
So, here’s our list of the playoff teams that are giving the digital shout out to their fans, whether it’s a browser theme or a toolbar. For fans of the Anaheim Ducks, Boston Bruins, Los Angeles Kings, Nashville Predators, New York Rangers and Tampa Bay Lightning – there’s always next season.
For the teams really in it this season, here are the links you need.
NHL Browser Themes: