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2013 NHL Predictions Sure to go Wrong


Will Chicago make it three Stanley Cup championships in four seasons? Bruce Bennett/Getty Images

Tonight the 2013-14 NHL season begins with the Chicago Blackhawks raising another banner (second in three seasons) and trying to defend their title. As per the start of a season I like to throw out predictions that likely will be wrong and make public for people to remind me later.

* = Playoff Team

Eastern Conference –

Atlantic Division: 1 Boston Bruins* 2 Detroit Red Wings* 3 Ottawa Senators* 4 Montreal Canadians* 5 Toronto Maple Leafs* 6 Florida Panthers 7 Tampa Bay Lightning 8 Buffalo Sabres

Metropolitan Division: 1 Philadelphia Flyers* 2 Pittsburgh Penguins* 3 New York Rangers* 4 Washington Capitals 5 Carolina Hurricanes 6 New Jersey Devils 7 New York Islanders 8 Columbus Blue Jackets

Western Conference –

Central: 1 Chicago Blackhawks* 2 Minnesota Wild* 3 St. Louis Blues* 4 Nashville Predators* 5 Winnipeg Jets* 6 Dallas Stars 7 Colorado Avalanche

Pacific Division: 1 Los Angeles Kings* 2 Anaheim Ducks* 3 San Jose Sharks* 4 Phoenix Coyotes 5 Edmonton Oilers 6 Vancouver Canucks 7 Calgary Flames

Stanley Cup Playoffs

Eastern Conference Playoffs –

First Round: 1 Boston Bruins over 8 Toronto Maple Leafs, 2 Philadelphia Flyers over 7 New York Rangers, 3 Detroit Red Wings over 6 Montreal Canadians, 4 Ottawa Senators over 5 Pittsburgh Penguins

Second Round: 1 Boston Bruins over 4 Ottawa Senators, 3 Detroit Red Wings over Philadelphia Flyers

Conference Finals: 1 Boston Bruins over 3 Detroit Red Wings

Western Conference Playoffs –

First Round: 1 Chicago Blackhawks over 8 Winnipeg Jets, 2 Los Angeles Kings over 7 Nashville Predators, 3 Anaheim Ducks over 6 St. Louis Blues, 5 San Jose Sharks over 4 Minnesota Wild

Second Round: 1 Chicago Blackhawks over 5 San Jose Sharks, 3 Anaheim Ducks over 2 Los Angeles Kings

Conference Finals: 1 Chicago Blackhawks over 3 Anaheim Ducks

Stanley Cup Finals –

Boston Bruins over Chicago Blackhawks in seven games

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The Wednesday Edition

It’s the middle of the week!

Super Bowl Football
Super Bowl Media Day was Wednesday, so we’ve got the rest of the week to recover. Gerald Herbert/AP

First Quarter: NBA

1) Today’s scores
2) Miami Heat (28-13) @ Brooklyn Nets (27-18), 7 pm/ESPN
3) Chicago Bulls (27-17) @ Milwaukee Bucks (23-19), 7 pm
4) Houston Rockets (25-22) @ Denver Nuggets (28-18), 8 pm

Second Quarter: College Basketball

1) Villanova Wildcats (13-7, 4-3 Big East) @ Notre Dame Fighting Irish (16-4, 4-3 Big East), 5 pm/ESPN2
2)  Oklahoma Sooners (13-5, 4-2 Big XII) @ Baylor Bears (14-5, 5-1 Big XII), 6 pm/ESPNU
3) 20 New Mexico Lobos (17-3, 4-1 MWC) @ Wyoming Cowboys (15-4, 2-4 MWC), 8 pm/ROOT
4) Boise State Broncos (14-5, 2-3 MWC) @ Colorado State Rams (16-4, 3-2 MWC), 8 pm/ROOT

Third Quarter: NFL Super Bowl week

1) Media Day is in the rearview mirror
2) What will become of what No. 52 and Randy Moss said on Tuesday?
3) Who do you like to win as of midweek?
4) Should the NFL eliminate the week before the Super Bowl?

Fourth Quarter: NHL

1) NHL scoreboard
2) Montreal Canadians (4-1-0, 8 pts) @ Ottawa Senators (4-1-1, 9 pts), 6 pm
3) Chicago Blackhawks (6-0-0, 12 pts) @ Minnesota Wild (3-2-1, 7 pts), 7 pm/NBC Sports Network
4) Edmonton Oilers (3-2-0, 6 pts) @ Phoenix Coyotes (2-4-0, 4 pts), 8:30 pm

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2013 NHL Predictions Sure to go Wrong

Hockey starts this weekend (finally) so here are my predictions sure to go wrong, don’t worry we’ll have a three-man weave prediction sure to go wrong also. But here is my solo predictions that are sure to go wrong.


Los Angeles will look to defend its title after winning the Cup for the first time last season. Photo by Juan Ocampo/NHLI via Getty Images

Eastern Conference –

Atlantic: 1) New York Rangers* 2) Philadelphia Flyers* 3) Pittsburgh Penguins* 4) New Jersey Devils 5) New York Islanders

Northeast: 1) Boston Bruins* 2) Toronto Maple Leafs* 3) Ottawa Senators 4) Buffalo Sabres 5) Montreal Canadians

Southeast: 1) Washington Capitals* 2) Tampa Bay Lightning* 3) Carolina Hurricanes* 4) Florida Panthers 5) Winnipeg Jets

Eastern Conference Playoffs –

First Round:
1 New York Rangers over 8 Carolina Hurricanes in five games
2 Boston Bruins over 7 Toronto Maple Leafs in six games
6 Pittsburgh Penguins over 3 Washington Capitals in seven games
4 Philadelphia Flyers over 5 Tampa Bay Lightning in five games

Second Round:
1 New York Rangers over 6 Pittsburgh Penguins in six games
2 Boston Bruins over 4 Philadelphia Flyers in seven games

Eastern Conference Finals:
1 New York Rangers over 2 Boston Bruins in five games

Western Conference –

Central: 1) St. Louis Blues* 2) Chicago Blackhawks* 3) Detroit Red Wings* 4) Nashville Predators 5) Columbus Blue Jackets

Northwest: 1) Vancouver Canucks* 2) Minnesota Wild* 3) Calgary Flames 4) Edmonton Oilers 5) Colorado Avalanche

Pacific: 1) Los Angeles Kings* 2) San Jose Sharks* 3) Anaheim Ducks* 4) Phoenix Coyotes 5) Dallas Stars

Western Conference Finals –

First Round:
1 St. Louis Blues over 8 Anaheim Ducks in four games
2 Vancouver Canucks over 7 San Jose Sharks in five games
3 Los Angeles Kings over 6 Detroit Red Wings in six games
5 Minnesota Wild over 4 Chicago Blackhawks in seven games

Second Round:
5 Minnesota Wild over 1 St. Louis Blues in six games
3 Los Angeles Kings over 2 Vancouver Canucks in five games

Western Conference Finals:
3 Los Angeles Kings over Minnesota Wild in six game

Stanley Cup Finals –
Los Angeles Kings over New York Rangers in seven games

* = Playoff Team

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