NHL 2013-14 Stanley Cup Playoff Predictions

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Eastern Conference: 1st Round
Atlantic:
1. Boston Bruins
4. Ottawa Senators
Ottawa will put up a fight, but Boston should advance past the first round again this postseason.

2. Detroit Red Wings
3. Toronto Maple Leafs
Toronto returns to the postseason for the second year straight and Detroit makes the Eastern debut. It’ll be a squeaker but Toronto will sneak away in 7 games.

Metropolitan:
1. Pittsburgh Penguins
4. Columbus Blue Jackets
Columbus will put up a fight against Pittsburgh, but the star studded squad shall prevail.

2. Carolina Hurricanes
3. New York Rangers
Carolina will outplay New York and have no trouble getting past them.

2nd Round

1. Boston Bruins
3. Toronto Maple Leafs
Toronto immediately gets its chance at redemption. With an improved team and revenge on the mind Toronto just might advance to the conference finals in 7 games.

1. Pittsburgh Penguins
2. Carolina Hurricanes
Carolina is gonna catch the Pens by surprise and find their way into the Eastern Conference finals.

3rd Round

2. Carolina Hurricanes
3. Toronto Maple Leafs
The Leafs will come into this series tired but after another likely 7 game battle The Toronto Maple Leafs will shock all and advance to the Stanley Cup finals.

Western Conference: 1st Round
Central:

1. Chicago Blackhawks
4. Dallas Stars
Dallas returns to the playoffs but only to be shutdown by the Blackhawks

2. St. Louis Blues
3. Minnesota Wild
St. Louis is one of the best teams in the league and they’ll show that to Minnesota in the first round

Pacific:

1. Los Angeles Kings
5. Colorado Avalanche
Patrick Roy’s presence will lead the Avs into the playoffs but there celebrations will stop there as they face the Kings

2. San Jose Sharks
3. Anaheim Ducks
The Sharks and the Ducks will likely have one of the best series of the playoffs full of nail biting games with the Sharks advancing in the end of it

2nd Round

1. Chicago Blackhawks
2. St. Louis Blues
Chicago triumphs over the Blues continuing there playoff success from last year

1. Los Angeles Kings
2. San Jose Sharks
The Sharks and Kings duel in an intense series that results in the Sharks finally getting some deserved playoff success

3rd Round

1.Chicago Blackhawks
2.San Jose Sharks
The Sharks lose a heartbreaking series against the Hawks, as the Hawks find themselves back in the finals

Stanley Cup Finals

1. Chicago Blackhawks
3. Toronto Maple Leafs
Toronto proves everyone wrong making it to the Stanley Cup finals but they fall to Chicago who will win their 2nd straight Stanley Cup