They both have a net. The playing surface is roughly the same shape. They are played at the same time.
Besides that, the NBA and the NHL are more different than alike, and when it comes playoff time, and you've got only one TV, you've got a decision to make. Page 2 columnists Eric Neel and Jim Armstrong have pled their cases, and now we want your verdict.
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