Baggage from Round 1 Affecting Each NHL Team in Round 2 of 2014 Playoffs

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Baggage from Round 1 Affecting Each NHL Team in Round 2 of 2014 Playoffs
Kathy Willens/Associated Press

The four-round format of the Stanley Cup playoffs makes it one of the most grueling championships to win in all of professional sports.

Already, the eight teams that have advanced to the second round are winners. In one form or another, each squad dispatched its first-round opponent and has become part of the elite group on the quest for the Cup.

But every win has a cost, and some are higher than others.

Whether it's a key injury, a situation or a star player who has been underperforming, here's a look at the baggage with the biggest impact that each playoff team has carried into the second round—and how those teams are coping. 

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