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    Rare feat for Presidents’ Trophy winner

    Illustration of the Presidents’ Trophy.
    Globe Illustration of the Presidents’ Trophy.

    As the best team in the regular season, the Blackhawks won their first Presidents’ Trophy in more than 20 years.

    Despite their Stanley Cup title, the award hasn’t been helpful to other recent Presidents’ Trophy winners in the playoffs. Even getting to the Cup Final has proven difficult.

    A look at how previous Presidents’ winners fared in the postseason:

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    2012-13: Blackhawks (77 points) won Stanley Cup

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    2011-12: Canucks (111 points) lost in West quarterfinals

    2010-11: Canucks (117 points) lost in Cup Final

    2009-10: Capitals (121 points) lost in East quarterfinals

    2008-09: Sharks (117 points) lost in West quarterfinals

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    2007-08: Red Wings (115 points) won Stanley Cup

    2006-07: Sabres (113 points) lost in East finals

    2005-06: Red Wings (124 points) lost in West quarterfinals

    2003-04: Red Wings (109 points) lost in West semifinals

    2002-03: Senators (113 points) lost in East finals