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Game 1 winners' chances are better

5/1/2013

In best-of-seven series, the Game 1 winner has gone on to win the series 68.4% (405-187) of the time in NHL history. Here is a breakdown of how Game

1 winners have fared over the past five years.

2012: 11-4

2011: 10-5

2010: 7-8

2009: 9-6

2008: 12-3