Top flaws of Eastern Conference playoff teams

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All 16 playoff-bound franchises are loaded with talent and have competed at a high level throughout the long, grueling regular season. However, no team is perfect, and only one will hoist Lord Stanley's silver chalice at the conclusion of the finals. Every team has an Achilles heel, and the postseason is often when those weaknesses are exploited.

We identified every team's tee time booker, the statistical area that could prove to be its downfall and lead to a failed playoff run and early offseason golfing, hence the name. They don't say the Stanley Cup is the hardest trophy to win in all of sports for no reason, and as playoff teams chase those final 16 wins this spring, they will have to rise above the lesser areas of their games.

Let's look at what will send home the Eastern Conference clubs, from the Presidents' Trophy-winning New York Rangers down to the sneaking-in-before-the-door-slams-shut Pittsburgh Penguins, and click here for the Western edition.