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2013 NHL Playoffs Expert Picks: Second Round Results

The second round of the NHL Playoffs is complete. It was capped off by a cutthroat series between evenly-matched Los Angeles and San Jose, and of course a comeback by Chicago after being down 3-1 to Detroit. Pittsburgh and Boston won their series fairly easily to set up what looks to be a violent series […]

2013 NHL Playoffs Expert Picks: Second Round

The second round of the NHL Playoffs is underway, and it should be fun. Chicago and Detroit face off for the last times in the same division. Boston and the Rangers face each other in the playoffs for the first time in 40 years. The Penguins face a Senators team that just won’t go away. […]

2013 NHL Playoffs Expert Picks: First Round Results

What a first round. The only team to sweep an opponent was a #6 seed. The Bruins undertook a comeback for the ages. Pittsburgh was given a run for their money by the Islanders. All of that produced a variety of levels of success for our panel. The Penguins, Blackhawks and Bruins were all solid […]

2013 NHL Playoffs Expert Picks

The playoffs are upon us, and there are plenty of good match-ups. Boston backed into the postseason and faces Toronto, who you don’t usually see in May. The Blackhawks and Penguins easily solidified their positions. Ottawa barely avoided Pittsburgh in the first round, while Minnesota is just happy to be in, winning a tiebreaker over […]

2012 NHL Playoffs Expert Picks: Stanley Cup Results

The NHL season is now over, and the Los Angeles Kings have won their first title, and as the first 8-seed to win a title at that. Jonathan Quick has been named the MVP of the playoffs thanks to his efficient play in net, something the Devils had a real tough time breaking (they scored […]

2012 NHL Playoffs Expert Picks: Stanley Cup

Welcome to the Stanley Cup Finals! It’s the Kings and Devils, certainly two unlikely teams to be in this position looking at the field before the playoffs began. Both teams’ excellent performances so far has made the series difficult to pick, with our remaining panel here at SoB split between the two. Either way, it’s […]

2012 NHL Playoffs Expert Picks: Third Round Results

The Stanley Cup Finals are now set. It’s an unlikely match-up between a #6 and a #8 team. And to get there, they had to beat a #1 and #3 team. At that point, the Kings were expected to make it through to the Finals, while the Devils pulled off a bit of an upset […]

2012 NHL Playoffs Expert Picks: 3rd Round

Only four teams remain in the NHL playoffs. The Devils try to continue their run against another powerful divisional rival while the Kings and Coyotes each try to cap off a Cinderella run to the Stanley Cup Finals. And here at SoB, it’s looking like it’ll be the Rangers and Kings meeting for the Cup. […]

2012 NHL Playoffs Expert Picks: Second Round Results

The NHL is down to its final four teams, including an improbable #8 seed. There’s also a #1 seed on the other coast bringing elite goaltending (among other things) to the table, so the next round should be full of surprises. But for now, the second round wasn’t too kind to our experts. The Coyotes […]

2012 NHL Playoffs Expert Picks: Second Round

The second round has begun, and it’s time to see whether the several upset-minded teams can keep their runs going. Four lower seeds made it to the second round, including the #8 Los Angeles Kings. The Kings have been picked by the majority of our panelists to make it past St. Louis after upsetting Vancouver. […]

2012 NHL Playoffs Expert Picks: First Round Results

The first round is over, and it was full of upsets, particularly in the East. There wasn’t too much success overall picking series winners, though series length picks mitigated that somewhat. The Rangers were the easiest pick to make, though they could just as easily have lost. The Devils were the only other clear majority […]

2012 NHL Playoffs Expert Picks: First Round

The playoffs are here at last, and it’s time to see if the Bruins have what it takes to repeat in a year with several strong rivals. And for the occasion, we here at Sports of Boston have brought you a panel of our experts to give their thoughts on how everything will turn out. […]

2011-2012 NHL Expert Picks Results

With the NHL season over and the playoffs upon us, it’s time to announce the results for the Regular Season Pick ‘Em. Except for the Bruins and Canucks, everyone was largely surprised. The Rangers, Panthers, Blues and Coyotes were all surprise division winners, to go with a few other dark horses. Picking seeding was also […]

2011-2012 NHL Expert Picks

The NHL season is upon us already, and the Bruins are ready to start their title defense. And Winnipeg is back in the NHL after Atlanta relocated. They’ll be in the Southeast this year until the NHL decides on how to realign the league. So it’ll be interesting to see how the new travel routes […]

2011 NHL Playoffs Expert Picks: Stanley Cup Finals Results

At long last, the Bruins have won a Stanley Cup. They destroyed the Canucks in all three games in Boston, and the pressure of nearly dropping all of the previous three games at home finally got to Vancouver in Game 7. Of course, Tim Thomas didn’t help Vancouver’s cause, either. Though he did help out […]