Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 04/18/06 at 11:35 AM ET
This is all a lengthy preamble to the fact that in the new-look NHL, the science of picking a Stanley Cup winner is more convoluted than ever. Who do you like? The pre-season favorites: Ottawa, Philadelphia, Vancouver? The unexpectedly competitive: Carolina, Buffalo, the New York Rangers? The perennial winners: Detroit, Dallas, New Jersey? The 2004 finalists: Tampa and Calgary? Or do you put the names of all the contenders into a hat and pull out one name per conference? If so, then congratulations to the Buffalo Sabres and the Dallas Stars. It looks as if we're going to see a repeat of the 1999 Stanley Cup final. Maybe Brett Hull can keep his skate out of the crease this time.read on
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