Month: April 2015

2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs First Round Predictions

Eastern Conference: New York Rangers vs Pittsburgh Penguins: Rangers in 6. I’ve watched the Rangers quite a bit this season — admittedly, more than I’ve watched the Penguins — and I’ve liked what I’ve seen. They roll four effecttive lines,…

Montreal Canadiens vs Ottawa Senators: 2015 First Round Playoff Preview

Carey Price, Montreal Canadiens.

The Montreal Canadiens and Ottawa Senators met in the first-round of the Stanley Cup playoffs in 2013. I picked the Habs to win, but the Senators surprised, winning in five. They did so by matching Montreal’s speed game, and getting…

New York Rangers vs Pittsburgh Penguins: 1st Round Playoff Preview

Rick Nash, New York Rangers.

The New York Rangers and Pittsburgh Penguins will meet in the Stanley Cup playoffs for the second straight year. The Pens blew a 3-1 lead in games to lose to the Blueshirts in the 2014 second-round. Based on recent performances,…