Since 1989, the losing team in the Superbowl is 5-17 in Week 1 (0-12 the last 12 yrs).
Playoff Update: With the talks of realignment looming here is what the playoff picture would look like if the proposed realignment is approved
This is a preliminary rework of NHL realignment. There has always been a behind the scenes push by Detroit and Columbus to join the Eastern Conference. The first draft did not accommodate either of the teams, but this newer one does. However, look at the travel that both the Panthers and the Lightning will have to endure. Basically the miles North will be greater than some of Detroit's and Columbus' trips West, but it will keep them all in their respective time zones.