5 things we learned from Thursday's action
1. We say anything can happen in the playoffs. While it's technically true, "anything" sometimes doesn't happen very often. For instance, after Tomas Plekanec gave Montreal a 1-0 series lead over Washington with his overtime winner Thursday, both eighth seeds found themselves enjoying early series leads.
Colorado is the other No. 8 seed, and it takes a 1-0 lead into Friday night's Game 2 against San Jose. ESPN stats-meister Vincent J. Masi tells us this is just the third time since ...
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