Dumped Out of NHL Playoffs

Jonathan Grant | April 20th, 2019

It has not been the best year for #1 seeds in the NHL Playoffs. After the Tampa Bay Lightning were swept in the East, it perhaps should come as no surprise that the top-seeded West team, the Calgary Flames, were beaten in five games by the Colorado Avalanche.

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All thanks to a 5-1 hammering on Friday night by the underdogs, who got two goals and an assist out of Mikko Rantanen and three assists from Nathan MacKinnon in the lopsided series decider. Will the second round be this crazy, or will the madness stop?

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