Posted October 4, 2008
With the 2008/2009 NHL hockey season upon us with the New York Rangers and Tampa Bay Lightning and Ottawa Senators and Pittsburgh Penguins preparing to take to the ice in Europe I figured it was about time to make my relatively crude predictions for the upcoming season!
Last year I had some misses (Canadiens missing the playoffs) and some hits (Capitals winning the SE) so we'll see how it goes... Read More »
Well after an amazing first round I'm back with my predictions for the Conference Semis!
First off a recap of my first round predictions:
(1) Detroit v (8) Nashville---[b]Nashville in 6-Incorrect.[/b] Nashville seemed on a roll until Arnott couldn't deal with the Radulov hit and the OT loss in Game 5.
(2) San Jose v (7) Calgary---[b]Calgary in 7-Close but no cigar.[/b] The bounces went t... Read More »
Sorry couldn't resist! :)
[b](1) Detroit v (8) Nashville[/b]---[i]Nashville in 6[/i]-Detroit had fits with only one group of teams this year, and that was the Central. Detroit needs to get to the final. The Motor City will accept nothing less. They have a lot to play for. Nashville just needed to get to the playoffs and much needed revenue. They have nothing to lose. So they'll win!
[b](2)... Read More »
Posted January 2, 2008
In my watching of the 2008 World Junior Hockey Championship there has been constant talk of the top two guys for the 2008 Entry Draft in Ottawa. The consensus seems to be that Canadian Steven Stamkos will go #1 and Drew Doughty, a Canadian defender, will go #2. I was quite surprised by this aspect because of the games I have seen Doughty play I have been surprisingly underwhelmed and downright a... Read More »
Back again to complete my NHL prediction blog extravaganza with my Eastern Conference predictions. Enjoy!
1. [b]Washington Capitals[/b]: This may be my “what is he smoking?” pick of the 2007-08 season but the Caps have the parts to do some real damage. The arrivals of Nicklas Backstrom and Michael Nylander, in addition to Alex O... Read More »
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Favorite TeamsOttawa Senators, Vancouver Canucks, Montreal Canadiens, Calgary Flames, Nashville Predators, Columbus Blue Jackets
Most Hated TeamsToronto Maple Leafs, New Jersey Devils, Florida Panthers
Favorite PlayersMike Fisher, Jason Spezza, Anton Volchenkov, Chris Phillips, Steve Sullivan, Rick Nash, Brad Richards, Gary Roberts, Joe Sakic, Joe Thornton,
Most Hated PlayersAlexei Yashin, Darcy Tucker, Chris Pronger, Todd Bertuzzi
Best Hockey MemoriesOttawa getting an expansion team; Senators first making the playoffs; Senators upsetting New Jersey in the 1st Round; 2007 Playoff run;