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If the Playoffs Started Today – NHL Week 8

It’s been an interesting week. Two former division leaders have reclaimed their thrones. The Predators are actually in second place in the Central Division. The Bruins are actually looking better, though more shutouts and regulation victories would be easier to swallow. And the Hurricanes are still bottom feeders to top it off. With two divisional […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NHL Week 7

Things are picking up. All five Atlantic teams are in line for playoff spots. Only one division features a point differential between 1st and 2nd of more than four points. Only one of the six Canadian teams is up for a slot. And to top it all off, five out of eight current series would […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NHL Week 6

This past week has shaken up the NHL standings, with more certainly shaking to come. We have two new #1 seeds, the Bruins are back in it, and the Blackhawks and Blue Jackets are tied, amongst other teams jockeying for position. In fact, the division leaders have seven, four, three, two, one, and zero point […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NHL Week 5

The season is well underway, and things are heating up. The Bruins have been back and forth, mostly back. Several teams that nobody expected to do well are doing just that. And to top it all off, all five teams in the Atlantic Division are in line for playoff spots, though only one Atlantic Division […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NHL Week 4

There’s been plenty of shakeups in the past week. Seven new teams are in the playoff picture compared to last season’s bracket (five from the West). We have a new division leader, two new East teams forcing their way into the picture, and three divisional matches (two of them from the Atlantic Division). On top […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NHL Week 3

It’s been quite a start to the 2009-2010 hockey season. The Buffalo Sabres now sit atop the Northeast division, and the Coyotes, after the whole “let’s see if we can sell the team” thing, are right there in the hunt. Four teams are worse than the Islanders, and the injury riddled Bruins are struggling to […]