Beware of second-round picks

Coming off some sour Game 7 picks, E.J. Hradek goes back to the prognostication well once again.

Updated: May 19, 2003, 5:26 PM ET
By EJ Hradek | ESPN The Magazine

My Game 7 picks for the first round were documented yesterday. The Leafs, Avalanche and Blues got the kiss of death, thanks to some porous prognostication.

Now, in case there's a need to get to Las Vegas (or, in Jaromir Jagr's case, somewhere in the Caribbean) to shore up a retirement nest egg, comes some not-so-sure-fire selections for Round 2 of our favorite playoffs. Remember the track record.

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