First Round Predictions

Mike Finewax
Rotoworld
The Rotoworld Staff gives their predictions for the first round

Dose: First Round Predictions

The Rotoworld Staff gives their predictions for the first round

Rotoworld's hockey staff has made its predictions for the first round of the playoffs. Some of the writers poured over all the stats and took a long time in making their predictions while others looked like they did it in 30-45 seconds. Nevertheless, here they are. There are always some upsets in Stanley Cup play and this year should be no exception.

Eastern Conference

Michael Finewax

Boston in 6

Montreal in 6

Pittsburgh in 7

Rangers in 7

Brian Rosenbaum

Boston in 5

Montreal in 7

Pittsburgh in 5

Philadelphia in 6

Ryan Dadoun

Boston in 6

Tampa Bay in 6

Pittsburgh in 5

Philadelphia in 6

Corey Abbott

Boston in 5

Tampa Bay in 7

Pittsburgh in 5

Rangers in 6

James O'Brien

Boston in 6

Tampa Bay in 6

Pittsburgh in 5

Rangers in 6

Kevin Brown

Boston in 5

Tampa Bay in 6

Pittsburgh in 7

Rangers in 7

Jimmy Hascup

Boston in 6

Tampa Bay in 7

Pittsburgh in 5

Rangers in 6

Mitch Goldenberg

Detroit in 7

Montreal in 6

Pittsburgh in 5

Rangers in 7

Antti Makinen

Boston in 5

Montreal in 7

Pittsburgh in 4

Philadelphia in 7

Gus Katsaros

Boston in 6

Montreal in 6

Pittsburgh in 6

Rangers in 5

Aaron Solomon

Boston in 5

Montreal in 6

Pittsburgh in 5

Rangers in 6

Western Conference

Michael Finewax

Colorado in 6

St. Louis in 7

Anaheim in 7

San Jose in 5

Brian Rosenbaum

Colorado in 7

Chicago in 7

Anaheim in 5

Los Angeles in 7

Ryan Dadoun

Colorado in 6

Chicago in 6

Anaheim in 5

San Jose in 7

Corey Abbott

Colorado in 7

Chicago in 6

Anaheim in 5

San Jose in 7

James O'Brien

Colorado in 5

Chicago in 7

Dallas in 5

Los Angeles in 6

Kevin Brown

Minnesota in 7

St. Louis in 7

Anaheim in 5

San Jose in 7

Jimmy Hascup

Colorado in 7

Chicago in 6

Anaheim in 4

Los Angeles in 7

Mitch Goldenberg

Minnesota in 6

St. Louis in 7

Anaheim in 6

San Jose in 7

Antti Makinen

Colorado in 6

Chicago in 6

Anaheim in 5

Los Angeles in 6

Gus Katsaros

Minnesota in 7

Chicago in 6

Dallas in 6

San Jose in 7

Aaron Solomon

Colorado in 5

Chicago in 5

Anaheim in 6

Los Angeles in 7

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