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2011 NHL Playoffs First Round: Best Opening Round Ever?

Was the first round of the 2011 NHL Playoffs the best ever? SB Nation's Travis Hughes says yes

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But then, the past two nights happened. Four Game 7's, two featuring overtime. I'm convinced that, even without searching through the vast history of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, we've never seen a better opening round than the one that wrapped up on Wednesday night. Here are five reasons why.

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