I asked Schaumburg Stu, Dan the Man and Mr. Fantasy for there predictions for the upcoming NHL season and here’s what I could figure out from what I was e-mailed.
Mr. Fantasy likes the Tampa Bay Lighting to win the Atlantic division. The New York Islanders to win the Metropolitan division. He has the Lighting winning the Eastern conference finals and playing for the Stanley Cup.
He has the Nashville Predators winning the Central division. The Anaheim Ducks winning the Pacific division with the Predators going to the Stanley Cup finals.
Mr. Fantasy’s Stanley Cup winner: Tampa Bay Lighting
Dan the Man has the Detroit Red Wings winning the Atlantic division wit the Washington Capitals winning the Metropolitan division. He likes the Tampa Bay Lighting vs. the Washington Capitals in the conference finals with the Capitals advancing to play for the Stanley Cup.
He likes the St. Louis Blues to win the Central division with the Anaheim Ducks winning the Pacific division. He has the Chicago Blackhawks vs. the Anaheim Ducks in the Conference finals wit the Ducks playing for the Stanley Cup.
Dan the Man has the Washington Capitals vs. the Anaheim Ducks for the Stanley Cup with the Capitals winning.
Schaumburg Stu has the Atlantic division going lie this. 1) Tampa Bay Lighting 2) Montreal Canadiens 3) Detroit Red Wings 4) Florida Panthers 5) Boston Bruins 6) Ottawa Senators 7) Buffalo Sabres 8) Toronto Maple Leafs
Metropolitan division 1) New York Rangers 2) Pittsburgh Penguins 3)Washington Capitals 4) New York Islanders 5) Columbus Blue Jackets 6) New Jersey Devils 7) Philadelphia Flyers 8) Carolina Hurricanes
He has the Tampa Bay Lighting vs. New York Rangers as the Eastern conference finals with the Lighting going to the Stanley Cup final.
Central division 1) St. Louis Blues 2) Minnesota Wild 3) Nashville Predators 4) Chicago Blackhawks 5) Dallas Stars 6) Colorado Avalanche 7) Winnipeg Jets
Pacific division 1) Anaheim Ducks 20 Calgary Flames 3) Los Angeles Kings 4) Vancouver Canucks 5) San Jose Sharks 6) Edmonton Oilers 7) Arizona Coyotes
It’s the Anaheim Ducks vs. Minnesota Wild as the Western conference final with Anaheim moving on to the Stanley Cup finals.
Stu has Tampa Bay Lighting vs. Anaheim Ducks in the Stanley Cup finals with Tampa Bay winning.
My picks went like this.
Atlantic division 1) Montreal Canadiens 2) Detroit Red Wings 3) Tampa Bay Lighting 4) Boston Bruins 5) Florida Panthers 6) Ottawa Senators 7) Toronto Maple Leafs 8) Buffalo Sabres
Metropolitan division 1) Pittsburgh Penguins 2) New York Islanders 3) New York Rangers 4) Washington Capitals 5) Philadelphia Flyers 6) New Jersey Devils 7) Carolina Hurricanes 8) Columbus Blue Jackets
I have the Tampa Bay Lighting vs.Pittsburgh Penguins as my conference finals with the Penguins going to the Stanley Cup final
Central division 1) Dallas Stars 2) Minnesota Wild 3) St. Louis Blues 4) Chicago Blackhawks 5) Winnipeg Jets 6) Nashville Predators 7) Colorado Avalanche
Pacific division 1) Anaheim Ducks 2) San Jose Sharks 3) Los Angeles Kings 4) Calgary Flames 5) Vancouver Canucks 6) Edmonton Oilers 7) Arizona Coyotes
I have the Minnesota Wild vs. Los Angeles Kings as my conference finals wit the Kings going to the Stanley Cup finals.
I have the Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Los Angeles Kings as my Stanley Cup final match up with the Kings winning the Cup.
I also asked for the best player or M.V.P. choice from each conference. Mr. Fantasy didn’t send me one. Dan the Man has Alexander Ovechkin in the Eastern conference and Tyler Seguin in the Western conference. Schaumburg Stu has Sidney Crosby in the Eastern conference and Jonathan Toews in the Western conference. I have Rick Nash in the Eastern conference and Zach Parise in the Western conference.
Let’s see how we do.