Western Conference Prediction for Round One

And now on to the West! Series E – #1 Detroit Red Wings vs. #8 Calgary Flames My Pick: I am confidently going with the Flames to upset the Red Wings here. I feel Calgary will be more hungry and more cohesive. The Wings have a lot of question marks at the moment, including aContinue reading “Western Conference Prediction for Round One”

Eastern Conference Predictions for Round One

My predictions for the Eastern Conference First Round of the playoffs will be featured first. Tomorrow, I will feature my picks for the Western Conference First Round. I’ll pick a winner, explain why I selected that winner and will highlight a player to watch for both teams. Discussion is encouraged, of course! Series A –Continue reading “Eastern Conference Predictions for Round One”

The 2007 NHL Playoffs Schedule (First-Round)

Well, the time has come! The NHL playoffs are upon us and we will be covering as much hockey as you can stand for the post-season, offering up predictions, scores and analysis of all of the NHL action as the most exciting playoffs in pro sports begins. The brackets have just been released for theContinue reading “The 2007 NHL Playoffs Schedule (First-Round)”

Atlanta Wins Their First Division Title

Atlanta has put the cap on a franchise-best season by winning the Southeast Division crown with a win over Carolina on Friday night. Coach Bob Hartley has his Thrashers team going full throttle into the post season, treating Friday’s game against Carolina like a “game seven” scenario and pushing all of the right buttons toContinue reading “Atlanta Wins Their First Division Title”

Hurricanes Miss Playoffs

Last year’s Stanley Cup winners, the Carolina Hurricanes, will not repeat this year. Of course, injuries played a big part in the Hurricanes’ disappointing season. Defenseman Frantisek Kaberle was out for four months with an off-season shoulder surgery, as was forward Cory Stillman (he was out for two months). Bret Hedican had a series ofContinue reading “Hurricanes Miss Playoffs”