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Is hockey game a harbinger for ‘Breaking Bad’ finale?

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The biggest twist of Breaking Bad's final season wasn't what many critics predicted, but that a hockey game made its way into a show primarily shot in the New Mexico desert.

For non-watchers, don't worry -- this will be as spoiler-free as possible. In Sunday's penultimate episode of the series, a certain character went to a certain bar in a certain New England state.

A hockey game could be heard playing on the TV behind the bar and through snippets of play-by-play and color commentary, the hockey game has been identified thanks to the people over at SI's Extra Mustard .

Through name drops of former University of Wisconsin players Tim Rothering, Kevin Granato and eventual NHL-er Mark Rycroft and Denver University goalie Stephen Wagner, the game has been identified as the Feb. 13, 1998 matchup between the Wisconsin Badgers and Denver Pioneers. Down 3-1 with just over six minutes to play in the third, Wisconsin would storm back to score six goals and win the game 7-4.

Avid fans of Breaking Bad know how creator Vince Gilligan rarely drops hints without later picking them back up, so does Wisconsin's classic comeback foreshadow a possible redemptive series finale on Sept. 29? The certain character in the bar is clearly down in the proverbial third with not much time left for a comeback.