The second round of the playoffs start tonight after another historical milestone has been laid down. All divisional winners have been eliminated from the playoffs for the first time in NHL history.  The defending Stanley Cup Champion Capitols were the last to fall. As hockey pools across North America fill with the tears of the fans who drafted deep into the favorites, the remaining contenders count their luck and dream of their future winnings.

Lots of great hockey left and if we recede to the mean, my money is on Boston or New York Islanders. Well not really. I am not a gambler.