So I was 7 for 8 in 1st round predictions (Sharks....tsk tsk tsk). Not only did they screw up my predictions but my playoff pools are done!
On to Round 2:
Boston (1) vs. Carolina (6) - This will be a great series. I like Carolina but Boston, after disposing of the Canadiens in 4 straight are riding high with confidence - I'll go Bruins in 6.
Washington (2) vs. Pittsburgh (4) - Much will be made of the Sid vs. Ovie feud but in reality these two will get down to winning 4 and moving on. This will also be a great series but advantage to Pittsburgh in experience and goaltending - Pens in 6.
Detroit (2) vs. Anaheim (8) - What a series this will be! Can Hiller carry the Ducks through Detroit? No. Red Wings are in full playoff mode and while Columbus may have been a walk, Anaheim will be tougher. Red Wings in 7.
Vancouver (3) vs. Chicago (4) - I despise both teams. This will be a physical series, no doubt but you have to give the edge to the 'nucks with Bobby Lou in net. Canucks in 5.
Enjoy the 2nd round!