The time is now. The puck is about to drop on the most wonderful time of the hockey year.
The Stanley Cup Playoffs begin on Wednesday. The journey begins.
Before it all gets underway and we are all wired at night and try to hold the eyelids open the next day, here are some previews and predictions for the first round of the Eastern Conference matchups, with contributions from Erik Erlendsson.
Washington Capitals vs. Carolina Hurricanes
On paper this series may appear to be a no-brainer. Defending Cup champions and Metropolitan Division winners against a team that hasn’t qualified for the play...
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