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Zadorov trolls anyone who picked against Avalanche in bracket challenge

Good news, everyone: You can pick a new bracket once wild Round 1 is over

by Dan O'Leary @DanOLeary25 / NHL.com Staff Writer

If your bracket is busted as badly as Nikita Zadorov thinks it is, you may want to take another crack at it.

The Colorado Avalanche defenseman had a message for fans who may have picked the favored Calgary Flames to beat his team in the Western Conference First Round.

Tweet from @zadorov61: How is your bracket ?

Zadorov has a point. With the Columbus Blue Jackets historic sweep of the Presidents' Trophy-winning Tampa Bay Lightning in the Eastern Conference First Round, 2019 Stanley Cup Playoff Bracket Challenge, presented by Jägermeister, are not looking great at the moment.

And if you are part of that majority, we have some good news.

After Round 1 is completed, you can take part in the Stanley Cup Playoffs Second Chance Bracket. Simply go to NHL.com/bracket after Round 1 is over and make your new, updated picks.

All of your First Round indiscretions will be forgiven. But we warn you, if you pick against Zadorov and the Avalanche again, be prepared to catch the defenseman's wrath on Twitter.

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