The 2013 Stanley Cup Final has arrived and as the Boston Bruins and Chicago Blackhawks take the ice tonight to begin the series, it's hard to see what these teams don't have in common. Sure, you can analyze their statistics and pinpoint their strengths, weaknesses and overall differences, but this match up is really about two of America's great cities and their devoted fan bases.
Whether you root for Beantown or Chi-Town, this Stanley Cup will tell the tale of two hockey cities and their fans, which are more alike than you might think...
Boston and Chicago both have chilling winters requiring superior protection from the elements.
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Boston and Chicago are both adjacent to the water.
Boston and Chicago are both walking cities with intense commuting cultures that are always on the go.
Boston and Chicago both have a love affair with food.
For Boston and Chicago fans, there's no place like home.
Boston and Chicago both have deep, rich histories.
Boston and Chicago hockey fans are born, not raised.
Who's your pick to win the 2013 Stanley Cup Final?
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