Qualifying round preview: Can Habs overcome Pens’ elite talent?

Nearly four months later than expected, the Stanley Cup playoffs are set to begin Saturday with a qualifying round for teams 5-12 from each conference while teams 1-4 will play a round-robin to determine seeding (as if it will matter). The five-seed Pittsburgh Penguins will be playing a best-of-five series against the Montreal Canadiens, who had the lowest point total of all 24-teams playing in the tournament. Obviously both teams will be looking to advance in hopes of a Cup, but it’s important to keep in mind that whichever team loses the series will have a 12.5% chance at the first overall...

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