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Round 1 Predictions

Posted in 2011 NHL Playoffs, Predictions with tags , , , , , , , , , on April 11, 2011 by davepoleck

Last year I went seven for eight; let’s see if I can make it perfect this year:

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Round 3 Predictions

Posted in Hockey Blogs with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on May 16, 2010 by davepoleck

Alright I’m getting back on track after a busy weekend. ForĀ  the record, I would have picked Philly for Game 7 Friday night. Also for the record, I went 0-4 in my second picks, after going 6 for 8 in round 1. Oh well….I’m keeping this short…

Chicago Blackhawks vs San Jose Sharks

Too many fast forwards for the Sharks’ slower defense I think. I know Chicago had its’ issues earlier in the playoffs, but they are rolling now after lighting up Luongo. The second coming of Christ, Joe Pavelski, also slowed way down in the late stages of Round 2, so his nine goals may just have been a slight aberration.

Prediction: Chicago in six

Montreal Canadiens vs Philadelphia Flyers

Who would have thought? The seventh seed vs the eighth seed, winner getting a one way trip to a Stanley Cup Final loss. One team beat the two best teams in the East, the other just came back from a 3-0 series deficit to make history. At the beginning of the season, I picked the Flyers to win the Cup….

Prediction: Philly in seven