2011 Stanley Cup Playoffs: Ranking Top 10 NHL Playoff Chokes

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2011 Stanley Cup Playoffs: Ranking Top 10 NHL Playoff Chokes
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The 2010 Boston Bruins were the third team in NHL history to lose after being up 3-0 in a series.

The Stanley Cup Playoffs are the most exciting and unpredictable times of the year.  

They're exciting because the team matchups are unpredictable, and no one can ever know for sure what the outcomes will be at the end of any round.

Throughout Stanley Cup Playoff history, many powerhouses have been brought down by the most unlikeliest of underdogs.  Many of those powerhouses never recovered, or they simply forgot and moved on.

With so many upsets and chokes in the playoff history, it is difficult to compile a list that will be agreeable on all surfaces.  

The only true way to rank these is by the point differential between the two teams at the end of the regular season or by the number of prolific scorers on each team.

Without further ado, here are the Top 10 NHL Playoff Chokes.

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