NHL Predictions

So, I can’t resist.

Without getting all analytical, here are my picks.

Final Four: Anaheim, San Jose, New Jersey, Buffalo

Playoffs:
Calgary, Edmonton, Vancouver, Anaheim, San Jose, Los Angeles, Detroit, Nashville.
New Jersey, New York Rangers, Montreal, Buffalo, Ottawa, Atlanta, Carolina, Tampa.

Coaching Deadpool:
If anything goes wrong: Wilson, Renney, Babcock. Probably already fucked: Tippett, Tortorella, Hitchcock.

Big Chummy Tradebait for this season:
Lecavalier, Modano, Gomez (always on the list!), Sundin.

Dark Horse Teams:
Atlanta, Los Angeles. (Nashville isn’t a darkhorse anymore.)

Anti-dark horse Teams (ie. overhyped):
Phoenix, Pittsburgh, Toronto, Carolina.

Biggest improvements:
Columbus, Atlanta

Biggest downturns:
Dallas, Colorado, Toronto, Ottawa, Edmonton, Tampa