Was This Lightning Loss The Most Devastating Upset In Sports History?

We all know how disappointing this season finish was for the Lightning, but where does it stack up all time? We compiled all the major upsets from great sports teams in history. Take a look!

1990-91 Chicago Blackhawks: The Blackhawks won their first Presidents' Trophy in 1991 and had four Hall of Famers on their roster.

1993-94 Seattle SuperSonics: The SuperSonics finished 63-19, then went up 2-0 on the eighth-seeded Denver Nuggets in their best-of-five playoff series. Seattle then lost the next three games, and the series.

2002 New York Yankees: The Yankees and Athletics had each won 103 games, neither team made it past the first round. The Yankees lost in four games to the then-Anaheim Angels.

2005 Indianapolis Colts: The Colts went 14-2, winning an NFL record 12 games in which they never trailed. The Steelers jumped out to a 14-0 lead, won 21-18 and went on to win the Super Bowl. The Colts flopped.

2009-10 Washington Capitals: The winners of the Presidents' Trophy and No. 1 seeds in the Eastern Conference, they went up in the first round against the Montreal Canadiens and went up 3-1 in the best-of-seven series before blowing it.

2017-18 Virginia Cavaliers: Virginia was the top overall seed in the 2018 NCAA tournament. They became the first No. 1 seed to lose to a No. 16 seed in the history of the event. They lost 74-54.

 

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