When No. 8 is enough ...

Updated: May 1, 2006, 10:56 PM ET
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Here's a look at eighth-seeded teams that have upset top-seeded teams in the first round of the playoffs under the current playoff format (instituted in 1994):

No. 8 Seed Upsets in Quarterfinals (since 1994)
Year Conference No. 1 Seed No. 8 Seed Series result
2006 Western Detroit Edmonton Oilers win, 4-2
2002 Eastern Boston Montreal Canadiens win, 4-2
2000 Western St. Louis San Jose Sharks win, 4-3
1999 Eastern New Jersey Pittsburgh Penguins win, 4-3
1998 Eastern New Jersey Ottawa Senators win, 4-2
1995 Eastern Quebec N.Y. Rangers Rangers win, 4-2
1994 Western Detroit San Jose Sharks win, 4-3