The Stanley Cup is every player's ultimate goal. And since the only way to win it is by first earning a spot in the NHL playoffs, the post-season naturally becomes ever player's first and only priority.
Or at least, that's what they tell us. It turns out the players have a little secret: missing the playoffs isn't so bad.
Oh sure, it's going to be frustrating if you're a fiery competitor like Jarome Iginla. Luckily, Jarome has some new teammates this year, and they've let him in on how it really is:
If you don't visit Bloge Salming every day, Daniel Carcillo wins.