It's here, it's here, it's here, it's finally here!

Game 1 of the Stanley Cup final (once feared to be something that would never come to fruition) goes tonight in Chicago with the Blackhawks hosting the Boston Bruins (CBC, CBCSports.ca, 7:30 p.m. ET).

Stay up to date on all the latest news and notes from around the NHL with this list, which will be updated throughout the day: