Round 2 predictions

After going 7 of 8 in round 1, missing only the Carolina win over New Jersey, it is time to make my predictions for round 2 of the playoffs and this should prove to be a tougher round to predict. Boston vs Carolina This is probably the easiest series to predict.  As significant as Carolina’s win over New Jersey was, NEw Jersey seemed to do something they rarely ever do by giving up a number of late goals to lose games.  Boston should prove to be a far more challening foe than New Jersey and as good as Cam Ward

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Playoff Predictions

Boston (5-0-1) vs Montreal (1-4-1) This one is easy. Barring a spectacular performance from Carey Price or Jaroslav Halak and Boston taking a ridiculous number of penalties, the Bruins will win this one easy. The Bruins have better goaltending, significant better defense considering Montreal’s injuries, and better and bigger forwards. Boston dominated the regular season series and will take this series in 5 games. Washington (3-0-1) vs NY Rangers (0-3-1) The Capitals are the young and offensively talented team while the Rangers have more experience (though not significantly so) and play a more defensive game with excellent goaltending. The key

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First Round Predictions

Here are my predictions for the first round of the playoffs. Beyond that I am predicting San Jose over Pittsburgh in the Stanley Cup Finals. Dallas at Anaheim Dallas (road) Anaheim (home) Predicted Winner Anaheim (Some) Fair Odds +121 -126 Overall Record 45-30-7 47-27-8 Home/Road Record 22-14-5 28-9-4 Last 10 Games 3-5-2 8-2-0 Since Trade Deadline 5-8-2 11-4-1 Past Games 2007/10/20: Anaheim 1 at Dallas 3 2007/11/05: Dallas 5 at Anaheim 0 2007/11/21: Anaheim 1 at Dallas 2 2008/01/15: Dallas 2 at Anaheim 4 2008/01/20: Anaheim 2 at Dallas 5 2008/02/15: Dallas 4 at Anaheim 2 2008/03/19: Anaheim 2 at

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