For every reason Dave Begel says, "Hockey, Meh!" there's a reason why I was obsessed with this NHL postseason. I grew up in a town where there was no hockey. No one played it. No one watched it. All we knew was that no one playing it had teeth. We all took offense when anyone mentioned it as the fourth major sport in America.
Thirty years ago, the Mayfair Ice Chalet was considered the Rockefeller Center of Wauwatosa. It had charm. It had grace. It made Mayfair Mall more than just a shopping center. Sadly, it lasted a mere 13 years.