Insider: Upset odds for Round 1
April, 29, 2013
By Neil Greenberg
US PresswireTheir teams are potent, but both the Pens and Hawks have reason to fear an early upset.
It isn't just the best team in the East that's vulnerable: History suggests that Chicago could also face a first-round upset.
The Blackhawks opened the season with 24 consecutive games (including a franchise record of 11 straight wins) without losing in regulation, crushing the previous mark of 16 by the 2006-07 Anaheim Ducks and leading to Chicago's first Presidents' Trophy since the 1990-91 season.
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