2009 Stanley Cup Playoffs official thread.

Discussion in 'Hockey' started by Babe_Ruth, Apr 12, 2009.

  1. Babe_Ruth

    Babe_Ruth Sultan of Swat Staff Member V.I.P.

    Alright this is the official Stanley Cup Finals playoffs. You can discuss about anything regarding the playoffs in this thread.

    Montreal will be facing the Bruins, this is the match up I want. I know Boston have a strong team, and it will be a tough match up. But if Price is Right then we have a big chance to beating them. But we also need the secondary scoring to pick up. Not having Andrei Markov will hurt them a lot though. Also Bob Gainey please put Lararaque on the fourth line.

    Go habs Go bay.
     
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  2. Konshentz

    Konshentz Konshentz

    These are my predictions for how all of the series will go down in the first round...

    East

    BOS def. MTL 4-3
    WAS def. NYR 4-1
    CAR def. NJ 4-2
    PHI def. PIT 4-2

    West

    SJ def. ANA 4-2
    DET def. CBJ 4-1
    VAN def. STL 4-0
    CHI def. CAL 4-2
     
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  3. Millz

    Millz Lance Catamaran Staff Member V.I.P.

    First Round Predictions:

    East

    Boston over Montreal in 6
    New York over Washington in 7
    Carolina over New Jersey in 6
    Pittsburgh over Philadelphia in 7

    West

    San Jose over Anaheim in 6
    Detroit over Columbus in 5
    St Louis over Vancouver in 7
    Chicago over Calgary in 6
     
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  4. Vegito728

    Vegito728 Registered Member

    Alright here we go.

    East

    MTL > BOS in 7
    WAS > NYR in 5
    NJ > CAR in 6
    PIT > PHI in 6

    West

    SJ > ANA in 7
    DET > CBJ in 5
    STL > VAN in 6
    CHI > CAL in 5
     
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  5. Kazmarov

    Kazmarov For a Free Scotland

    East

    BOS def. MTL 4-1
    WAS def. NYR 4-2
    NJ def. CAR 4-3
    PIT def. PHI 4-3

    West

    SJ def. ANA 4-2
    DET def. CBJ 4-2
    STL def. VAN 4-3
    CHI def. CAL 4-0
     
  6. Babe_Ruth

    Babe_Ruth Sultan of Swat Staff Member V.I.P.

    Wow, there's some interesting predictions. Here goes nothing he are my predictions for the playoffs.

    Montreal over Boston in 7(bias)
    Capitals over Rangers in 6
    Devils over Hurricanes in 5
    Philly over Pittsburgh in 7

    Detroit over Blue Jackets in 5
    Vancouver over Blues in 5
    Calgary over Chicago in 7
    SJ over Anaheim in 6
     
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  7. Kazmarov

    Kazmarov For a Free Scotland

    My general perception is that the most likely sweep is actually Hawks-Flames, because the Flames are stone cold going into the playoffs, plus injuries to their best vets.

    Also, Kipper hasn't had a stunning year by any means.
     
  8. Babe_Ruth

    Babe_Ruth Sultan of Swat Staff Member V.I.P.

  9. Vegito728

    Vegito728 Registered Member

    I chose Chicago for the reasons Kaz already pointed out and also because Chicago is on a roll of late. They finished the season winning 6 out of their last 7 games. Not to mention Chicago is simply a better team imo.


    And I chose Montreal because I like to root for the underdog haha. Boston did win the season series going 5-0-1 so I think it’s about time MTL beats them. I think they’ll win all their games and home and steal one on the road.
     
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  10. icegoat63

    icegoat63 Son of Liberty V.I.P. Lifetime

    OH good times...

    Montreal over Boston in 5
    Capitals over Rangers in 6
    Canes over Devils in 6
    Pens over Flyers in 7

    Blue Jackets over Wings in 6
    St Louis over Vancouver in 7
    Chicago over Calgary in 7
    SJ over Anaheim in 5

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    "Series F" Wings/BJ's

    Obviously being biased here I'm going with the Jackets over the Wings out of pure desperation. The Jackets are new to the playoffs, this being their first entry I think alot of people arent giving them credit for what they've achieved during the season. They went 3W/3L vs. the Wings allowing 18 goals against, and 2 shut outs. I know the Blue Jackets are very streaky against the Wings, and during the regular season they had 3 wins in a row followed by a single loss to finish the regular season vs. detroit. Its going to be a very very close race, and I feel the Wings will probably put up a huge fight... but I feel right now being underestimated is going to be the BJ's best friend.
     

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