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#1 Posted on | Instant Rating: 9.13
Hey hey - time to start watching hockey again!

All times are EASTERN!

(Pulled from NHL.com)

EASTERN CONFERENCE FIRST-ROUND MATCHUPS

SERIES A - A1 vs. W1
MONTREAL CANADIENS vs. OTTAWA SENATORS
Game 1: Wed. 7PM @MON
Game 2: Fri. 7PM @MON
Game 3: Sun. 7PM @OTT
Game 4: 4/22 7PM @OTT
Game 5: 4/24 TBD @MON *
Game 6: 4/26 TBD @OTT *
Game 7: 4/37 TBD @MON *

SERIES B - A2 vs. A3
TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING vs. DETROIT RED WINGS
Game 1: Thu. 7:30PM @TB
Game 2: Sat. 3PM @TB
Game 3: 4/21 7PM @DET
Game 4: 4/23 7PM @DET
Game 5: 4/25 TBD @TB *
Game 6: 4/27 TBD @DET *
Game 7: 4/29 TBD @TB *

SERIES C - M1 vs. W2
NEW YORK RANGERS vs. PITTSBURGH PENGUINS
Game 1: Thu. 7PM @NYR
Game 2: Sat. 8PM @NYR
Game 3: 4/20 7PM @PIT
Game 4: 4/22 7PM @PIT
Game 5: 4/24 TBD @NYR *
Game 6: 4/26 TBD @PIT *
Game 7: 4/28 TBD @NYR *

SERIES D - M2 Vs. M3
WASHINGTON CAPITALS vs. NEW YORK ISLANDERS
Game 1: Wed. 7PM @WAS
Game 2: Fri. 7PM @WAS
Game 3: Sun. 12PM @NYI
Game 4: 4/21 7:30PM @NYI
Game 5: 4/23 TBD @WAS *
Game 6: 4/25 TBD @NYI *
Game 7: 4/27 TBD @WAS *

WESTERN CONFERENCE FIRST-ROUND MATCHUPS

SERIES E - C1 vs. W1
ST. LOUIS BLUES vs. MINNESOTA WILD
Game 1: Thu. 9:30PM @STL
Game 2: Sat. 3PM @STL
Game 3: 4/20 8PM @MN
Game 4: 4/22 9:30PM @MN
Game 5: 4/24 TBD @STL *
Game 6: 4/26 TBD @MN *
Game 7: 4/39 TBD @STL *

SERIES F - C2 vs. C3
NASHVILLE PREDATORS vs. CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS
Game 1: Wed. 8:30PM @NSH
Game 2: Fri. 9:30PM @NSH
Game 3: Sun. 3PM @CHI
Game 4: 4/21 9:30PM @CHI
Game 5: 4/23 TBD @NSH *
Game 6: 4/25 3PM @CHI *
Game 7: 4/27 TBD @NSH *

SERIES G - P1 vs. W2
ANAHEIM DUCKS vs. WINNIPEG JETS
Game 1: Thu. 10:30PM @ANA
Game 2: Sat. 10:30PM @ANA
Game 3: 4/20 9PM @WIN
Game 4: 4/22 9:30PM @WIN
Game 5: 4/24 TBD @ANA *
Game 6: 4/26 TBD @WIN *
Game 7: 4/28 TBD @ANA *

SERIES H - P2 vs. P3
VANCOUVER CANUCKS vs. CALGARY FLAMES
Game 1: Thu. 10PM @VAN
Game 2: Sun. 10PM @VAN
Game 3: 4/22 10PM @CAL
Game 4: 4/24 10PM @CAL
Game 5: 4/26 TBD @VAN *
Game 6: 4/28 TBD @CAL *
Game 7: 4/30 TBD @VAN *

* if necessary

As usual, I don't know enough to make any predictions. (I think the Wild might move on, but I carry a local bias.) I also hate to see Justin and dunkndollaz at odds in the first round but that should be a fun series to watch.

Are you watching hockey while also posting here?

(edited by CRZ on 13.4.15 1145)


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#2 Posted on | Instant Rating: 5.65
As an Islander fan, I would love to see them win one last series before they leave Uniondale.

Regardless, it is my favorite playoffs. I'll be tuning in.

As or a winner, anyone but the Rangers.



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It ain't the six minutes... it's what happens in that six minutes.

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Montreal over Ottawa
Tampa Bay over Detroit
New York over Pittsburgh
New York over Washington
Anaheim over Winnipeg
Vancouver over Calgary
Minnesota over St. Louis
Chicago over Nashville

Tampa Bay over Montreal
New York over New York....uh, Islanders over Rangers
Anaheim over Vancouver
Chicago over Minnesota

Tampa Bay over New York
Anaheim over Chicago

Tampa Bay over Anaheim



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Such misguided fishstix fools above me

Rangers over ice chickens
Capitals over fishstix (you peaked in December)
Montreal over Ottawa
Tampa Bay over Detroit

Anaheim over Winnipeg
Flames upsetting the Canuckleheads
Blues over the Wild
and Nashville takes out the Hawks

Rangers over Capitals (10, 9, 8....Ovi Sucks !)
Tampa Bay over Montreal for last year

Anaheim over Cal-Gary (as Melrose says it)
Nashville over the Blues

Rangers over Tampa (this isn't October & November)
Nashville goes Duck hunting (Boom!)

Rangers over Predators



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Montreal over Ottawa
Tampa Bay over Detroit (Ben Bishop is a bastard)
NYR over Pittsburgh
NYI over Washington
Anaheim over Winnipeg
Vancouver over Calgary
St. Louis over Minnesota
Chicago over Nashville

Montreal over Tampa Bay
NYI over NYR
Anaheim over Vancouver
St. Louis over Chicago

NYI over Montreal
St. Louis over Anaheim

NYI over St. Louis

Of course, this season is going to be way more of a topsy-turvy crapshoot than ever. It pains me that I only really feel certain about two series - Montreal/Ottawa, and (UGH) Detroit/Tampa. It's the tried-and-true Wings playoff formula, we'll make it and then die off to this year's hot goalie and/or Wing-killing goalie.

That man is Ben Bishop.





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#6 Posted on | Instant Rating: 10.00
    Originally posted by CRZ


    WASHINGTON CAPITALS vs. NEW YORK ISLANDERS




I don't have any predictions because the Bruins suck, but this did catch my eye so I would like to point it out.
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#7 Posted on | Instant Rating: 9.13
Wait, we have to predict the ENTIRE playoffs? That's crazy. I don't know how the seeding works after the first round - do they re-seed? I'll try the first round:

Habs
Lightning
Rangers
Isles

Ducks
Wild
Hawks
Flames
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#8 Posted on | Instant Rating: 6.78
    Originally posted by CRZ

    SERIES C - M1 vs. W2
    NEW YORK RANGERS vs. PITTSBURGH PENGUINS
    Game 1: Thu. 7PM @PIT
    Game 2: Sat. 8PM @PIT
    Game 3: 4/20 7PM @COL
    Game 4: 4/22 7PM @COL
    Game 5: 4/24 TBD @PIT *
    Game 6: 4/26 TBD @COL *
    Game 7: 4/28 TBD @PIT *




Pittsburgh gets 4 home games in this series?





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No, my cut and paste didn't get totally edited correctly. I have edited it some more!



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#10 Posted on | Instant Rating: 8.33
    Originally posted by The Goon
    I don't know how the seeding works after the first round - do they re-seed?


There is no re-seeding past the first round, everything stays in the division. If, say, the Jets beat the Ducks, they'll play the winner of Vancouver/Calgary.
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    Originally posted by CRZ
    Hey hey - time to start watching hockey again!




Nope. For the first time in eight years, the Bruins are out and so am I.



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#12 Posted on | Instant Rating: 9.13
Okay, here's a completely random guess at the whole kit n' caboodle.

R1:
Habs
Lightning
Rangers
Isles

Ducks
Wild
Hawks
Flames

R2:
Lightning over Habs
NYR over Isles

Hawks over Wild
Ducks over Flames

R3:
Lightning over Rangers
Hawks over Ducks

Final: Hawks beat Lightning

Edit - You should all enter your picks at NHL Bracket Challenge


(edited by The Goon on 15.4.15 0933)
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#13 Posted on | Instant Rating: 6.56
WILD
ANAHEIM
NASHVILLE
CALGARY
MONTREAL
DETROIT
RANGERS
ISLANDERS

WILD
CALGARY
DETROIT
RANGERS

WILD
RANGERS


WILD!
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#14 Posted on | Instant Rating: 4.39
Have I been missing hockey on USA all year or is this a new thing for the playoffs?

I'll admit it - I'm a spoiled Red Wings fan. I only show up when the postseason starts nowadays. It counteracts my hopelessness as a Lions fan.
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#15 Posted on | Instant Rating: 9.13
    Originally posted by Reverend J Shaft
    Have I been missing hockey on USA all year or is this a new thing for the playoffs?
Nope, no hockey on USA this season until now - it's a new thing this year, I think...which I wholeheartedly welcome!

Feels like there isn't maybe there isn't as much room on NBCSN?

A few years back, NBC contractually obligated themselves to no more of that "joined in progress" crap that usually resulted in me missing good chunks of the west coast games. Overflow games usually ended up on CNBC or NHL Network the past couple years (and they still got some in this schedule, but probably won't have as many in the next rounds).

Maybe NBC Universal finally thinks hockey on USA isn't a huge ratings sacrifice? Maybe it'll make hockey more popular on the teevee? MAYBE? (Probably not.)

They'll still never pre-empt RAW for it, for sure!

EDIT: Wow, this is USA's first NHL action since 1985!

(edited by CRZ on 15.4.15 1548)


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#16 Posted on | Instant Rating: 6.48
And what great action it was!
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Speaking of ratingz:

http://www.bizjournals.com/twincities/blog/sports-business/2015/04/wild-blues-nhls-playoffs-tv-radio-schedule-ratings.html

TV ratings for Minnesota Wild games during the 2014-2015 regular season were up 41 percent over last year and set an all-time average household rating in a non-lockout season.

FSN reported a 4.2 average household rating for its 71 broadcasts this season. That's about 72,500 viewers on average.

In the lockout-shortened season of 2012-2013, fans tried to cram in more hockey games and FSN reported a 4.3 average household rating.

Ratings really picked up in February, when the team recovered a seemingly lost season by picking up new goalie Devan Dubnyk.
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Well, you can count my household as one of the reasons they are up. Up until three years ago, I honestly had maybe watched a half dozen hockey games in their entirety, but thanks to my wife's love of hockey, (she was the first female hockey player in one of Minnesota's hockey hubs, goalie nonetheless!), I took a liking to it. Now, I watch it more than she does.
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    Originally posted by dunkndollaz

    Anaheim over Cal-Gary (as Melrose says it)



what other way IS there to say it.

Your Preds over the Hawks pick is..... interesting



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#19 Posted on | Instant Rating: 9.13
    Originally posted by AWArulz
      Originally posted by dunkndollaz

      Anaheim over Cal-Gary (as Melrose says it)



    what other way IS there to say it.

    Your Preds over the Hawks pick is..... interesting


There is the correct way to say it: Cal-GREE.
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#20 Posted on | Instant Rating: 6.91
    Originally posted by AWArulz
      Originally posted by dunkndollaz

      Anaheim over Cal-Gary (as Melrose says it)



    what other way IS there to say it.

    Your Preds over the Hawks pick is..... interesting

I have to admit that my Preds over Hawks pick is based more on the fact that my sister & her family live in Chicago and the last time the Hawks won the CUP they got to have their Xmas card picture taken with it so I never want to ever see that again in my life.

and I thought they might rebound from their end of season slump.....



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