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2014-2015 NHL Expert Picks

The NHL season is finally here. It’s the second season under the new divisional playoff format, and plenty of big moves happened in the offseason to make things interesting. Will Ryan Miller make Vancouver a contender? How about Jaroslav Halak and Johnny Boychuk for the Islanders? Or perhaps Jarome Iginla for the Avalanche? In bringing […]

2014 NHL Playoffs Expert Picks: Stanley Cup Results

The Stanley Cup Finals are over, and the Kings are the World Champions for the second time in three seasons. And what better way to clinch it than with a double overtime comeback? And that made three overtime games of five in the Finals, two of which were double overtime. Justin Williams skated off with […]

2014 NHL Playoffs Expert Picks: Stanley Cup

The Stanley Cup Finals are here. The Kings look to repeat their success in recent years, while the Rangers haven’t been to the Finals since 1994 (a win over Vancouver). Still, with goalies like these two have, anything is possible. But each side also has some pop on offense as well. It’ll be a fun […]

2014 NHL Playoffs Expert Picks: Third Round Results

The Finals are set, with New York beating Montreal and resting a bit while LA completed an epic defeat of Chicago in Game 7 on the road. These are two good teams with two very good goalies, but before they square off in the Finals, let’s see how they got there. It was a rather […]

2014 NHL Playoffs Expert Picks: Third Round

The Conference Finals are here. The heavyweight Kings and Blackhawks have a rematch from last year’s Conference Finals, while the upstart Canaidiens and Rangers fight for the other spot in the Stanley Cup Finals. The stakes are higher, and the action sure to be even fiercer. While both the Canadiens and Rangers beat a higher […]

2014 NHL Playoffs Expert Picks: Second Round Results

Fur teams remain, with three of them having won road Game 7s the previous round. The President’s Trophy winning Bruins are out at the hands of arch-rival Montreal, which advances to face the New York Rangers. Chicago and LA face off in a rematch from last year’s Western Conference Final. The defending champion Blackhawks, interestingly […]

2014 NHL Playoffs Expert Picks: Second Round

Eight teams remain, many of them bruised and battered after a lengthy first round. Montreal got the sweep. LA came from three games down to win. After all that and everything in between, we’re left with four very good series for the divisional finals. As with the first round, it’s a matter for our experts […]

2014 NHL Playoffs Expert Picks: First Round Results

Montreal cruised their way to a sweep in the first round, but they were the only one. Three series went the distance and three others went six. That gave the Bruins and Canadiens plenty of time to prepare, but the whole round was filled with great moments. Easily the biggest surprise of the round was […]

2014 NHL Playoffs Expert Picks: First Round

The NHL playoffs are here, and the annual playoff Pick ‘Em is back. And it should be a good one this year with the Wildcard format leading to divisional match-ups in the first two rounds, except for Wildcard Dallas shifting over to the Pacific Division. East newcomers Detroit and Columbus face tough challenges as Wildcard […]

2013-2014 NHL Expert Picks Results

With the NHL season over and the playoffs about to begin, it’s time to announce the results of the 2013-2014 Regular Season Pick ‘Em. The Blackhawks and Red Wings could have been better for us, while the Avalanche and Lightning mucked around with the standings. With the Penguins, Bruins and Blues coming through, the Pacific […]

2013-2014 NHL Expert Picks

The new NHL season is here, as is the new divisional alignment. Each conference now has two divisions, eight teams per division in the East and seven per division in the West. In an effort to more properly align divisions along time zones, the NHL has moved Detroit and Columbus to the East, and Winnipeg […]

2013 NHL Playoffs Expert Picks: Stanley Cup Results

The Stanley Cup Final is over, and what a heartbreaker it was for Boston. They had an easy path to Game 7 before coughing up two goals in 18 seconds with about a minute left to play. Still, that doesn’t take anything away from Chicago’s accomplishment after their very good season. With all of us […]

2013 NHL Playoffs Expert Picks: Stanley Cup

As you can see from the map, most of the country believes Chicago will skate away with the Stanley Cup. You may also notice that the only states that believe Boston will win are Boston’s home states of New England and Michigan, home to Chicago’s arch rivals Detroit. But whatever you think about that, it’s […]

2013 NHL Playoffs Expert Picks: Third Round Results

The Finals are set, and it will be the 2010 and 2011 champions, Chicago and Boston respectively, duking it out to see who gets the Cup again. To get there, Chicago dethroned defending champs Los Angeles in five games, while Boston swept past a very powerful Pittsburgh team, despite losing Gregory Campbell to a broken […]

2013 NHL Playoffs Expert Picks: Third Round

The NHL is down to its final four teams, and in an interesting twist, they’re also the last four teams to win the Stanley Cup. The Penguins, Blackhawks, Bruins and Kings are all worthy teams, and should make for a highly entertaining Conference Final Round. Despite having only four possible combinations of series winners, all […]