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Who has the worst NHL playoff commercials, Canadians or Americans?

There are truly awful TV commercials airing during the NHL playoff broadcasts, but they are different in the United States and Canada.
Jamie Benn of the Dallas Stars is seen challenging Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy earlier this season. The Stars and Lightning will square off in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup final in Edmonton on Saturday. (Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

There are truly awful TV commercials airing during the NHL playoff broadcasts, but they are different in the United States and Canada.

So, Sean McIndoe and Sean Gentille, both writers with The Athletic but watching the playoffs from opposite sides of the border, decided to confront each other with the worst of what they were seeing to find out which country's fans have to watch the worst commercials.

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