Don't call it an upset

Nashville looked like the better team in outworking, outhitting Blackhawks in win

Updated: April 21, 2010, 5:02 PM ET
By Jon Greenberg | ESPNChicago.com

After that tough, seemingly illusory defeat in Game 1, Patrick Sharp said he didn't believe in classifying a loss as an upset when it comes in the playoffs.

Two games -- and one more loss later -- no one is talking upset. No, they're talking early vacations, disappointments and gut checks.

The Nashville Predators clearly looked like the better team Monday night in Nashville, beating the Blackhawks 4-1 and taking a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven series.


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