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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 […]

2011 NHL Playoffs Expert Picks: Stanley Cup Finals

The Stanley Cup Finals start Wednesday, but we here at SoB have readied our thoughts on how it will all turn out. Tim Thomas and Roberto Luongo anchor two impressive squads itching to take home the trophy. Can the Bruins improve their power play enough to have a shot? Can Vancouver keep up the pressure […]

2011 NHL Playoffs Expert Picks: 3rd Round Results

After an exciting third round, the Boston Bruins are back in the Stanley Cup Finals for the first time since 1990, 21 years ago. But with plenty of rest and home-ice advantage, the Canucks should be more than up to the challenge. The series winners were rather easy to predict, with only one wrong answer […]

2011 NHL Playoffs Expert Picks: 3rd Round

The next round is about to start, and the Bruins have gone three rounds deep after a few disappointing seasons. But the explosive Lightning are right there with them. San Jose really had to work hard to put Detroit out of their misery, and Vancouver might need that extra couple of days of rest. Or […]

2011 NHL Playoffs Expert Picks: 2nd Round Results

The third round is nearly upon us, and the second round featured many surprises on the way there. A top seed was swept, Boston got some revenge for 2010, and the top two Westerners had to work for their spots. Here at SoB, the Bruins put some room between the leaders and the rest of […]

2011 NHL Playoffs Expert Picks: 2nd Round

The second round is upon us, and it opens with the anti-comeback kings Vancouver taking on the staunch defense of Nashville. No matter, as both West series were unanimously picked winner-wise. The Capitals were very popular, while Philadelphia gets the slight edge over Boston and their incompetent power play. The East also provided a greater […]

2011 NHL Playoffs Expert Picks: 1st Round Results

The first round was full of nail biters, that’s for sure. Four series, three of them in the east, went seven games. We almost saw another 0-3 team win the series. Boston won after being down 0-2 for the first time ever. And with a sweep, the Red Wings will be well-rested for the Sharks. […]

2011 NHL Playoffs Expert Picks: 1st Round

With the playoffs here, it’s time for us here at SoB to give you our choices for the first round. Who will move on? How long will it take them? In general, there’s a fair amount of agreement. Seven of the series winners were picked unanimously or with one deviation. The other series was an […]

2010-2011 NHL Expert Picks Results

The season is over, which means it’s time to announce the results of SoB’s annual NHL Pick ‘Em for the regular season. It was a fun season to watch, and the Canadiens and Bruins will continue the excitement in the postseason. So be sure to keep an eye on that. In this year’s Pick ‘Em, […]