Keith Yandle

Which NHL series has best chance for an upset?

Hawks over Canucks

Harvey Fialkov

Sun Sentinel

While it would be entertaining to watch top-seeded Capitals coach Bruce Boudreau's expletive-laced press conference after another first-round ouster, the Rangers lack the firepower.

Let's go with the Blackhawks as my upset pick over the President's Trophy-winning Vancouver Canucks.

History favors the Hawks, who bounced the Canucks in the last two conference semifinals, outscoring them 24-8 in third periods, while going 5-1 in Rogers Arena.

Sure, the superstar Sedin siblings pace the NHL's top offense and power play, while goalie Roberto Luongo's 2.11 GAA spearheads the stingiest...