Thursday, October 6, 2011

The Driving Play Season Preview Rankings Are Revealed

As the sun rises on what figures to be a classic NHL season, Matt and I figured that we'd post a table revealing each of our rankings. Without further adieu:

TeamMattBrentChaseJaredAverageRankTeam
Anaheim25201924221Chicago
Boston107131110.252Vancouver
Buffalo12121517143Washington
Calgary17181815174Pittsburgh
Carolina19172325215San Jose
Chicago12311.756Detroit
Colorado2922282826.757Los Angeles
Columbus1814111614.758New Jersey
Dallas2730242225.759Tampa Bay
Detroit66786.7510Montreal
Edmonton3024303028.511Boston
Florida2623252324.2512Philadelphia
Los Angeles713467.513Buffalo
Minnesota2028222924.7514Columbus
Montreal81010109.515NY Rangers
Nashville1519161315.7516Nashville
New Jersey9999917St. Louis
NY Rangers1415121814.7518Calgary
NY Islanders2821262725.519Carolina
Ottawa2127292124.520Anaheim
Philadelphia111114121221Winnipeg
Phoenix2325271923.522Phoenix
Pittsburgh24533.523Florida
San Jose5564524Toronto
St. Louis1616171415.7525Ottawa
Tampa Bay13887926Minnesota
Toronto2426212624.2527NY Islanders
Vancouver33222.528Dallas
Washington41152.7529Colorado
Winnipeg2229202022.7530Edmonton

Do you agree? How do you think the league will shake out? Feel free to copy and paste the following in the comments with your predictions:

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Western Conference:

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Eastern Conference Playoffs:

1v8:
2v7:
3v6:
4v5:

Semifinals 1:
Semifinals 2:

ECF:

Western Conference Playoffs:

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2v7:
3v6:
4v5:

Semifinals 1:
Semifinals 2:

WCF:

Stanley Cup:

3 comments:

  1. Eastern Conference:

    1.Capitals
    2.Penguins
    3.Bruins
    4.Rangers
    5.Flyers
    6.Lightning
    7.Sabres
    8.Devils
    9.Canadiens
    10.Maple Leafs
    11.Islanders
    12.Hurricanes
    13.Jets
    14.Panthers
    15.Senators

    Western Conference:

    1.Blackhawks
    2.Canucks
    3.Sharks
    4.Kings
    5.Red Wings
    6.Predators
    7.Blues
    8.Blue Jackets
    9.Flames
    10.Coyotes
    11.Ducks
    12.Oilers
    13.Avalanche
    14.Stars
    15.Wild

    Eastern Conference Playoffs:

    1v8:1Capitals (6)
    2v7:2Penguins (4)
    3v6:3Bruins (7)
    4v5:5Flyers (7)

    Semifinals 1:Capitals (6)
    Semifinals 2:Penguins (5)

    ECF:Capitals (7)

    Western Conference Playoffs:

    1v8:1Blackhawks (4)
    2v7:2Canucks (7)
    3v6:3Sharks (6)
    4v5:4Kings(7)

    Semifinals 1:Blackhawks(7)
    Semifinals 2:Sharks(6)

    WCF:Sharks(6)

    Stanley Cup:Capitals(7)

    Didn't have the heart not to pump my own team. I'm expecting a pretty significant improvement in possession, though, so if that doesn't happen, I'd pick Pittsburgh in the ECF and the Sharks to win it all.

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  2. Eastern Conference:

    1. Washington
    2. Pittsburgh
    3. Montreal
    4. Tampa Bay
    5. Philadelphia
    6. New Jersey
    7. Boston
    8. Buffalo
    9. NY Rangers
    10. Carolina
    11. Winnipeg
    12. Toronto
    13. NY Islanders
    14. Florida
    15. Ottawa

    Western Conference:

    1. Vancouver
    2. Chicago
    3. Los Angeles
    4. San Jose
    5. Detroit
    6. St. Louis
    7. Columbus
    8. Calgary
    9. Nashville
    10. Anaheim
    11. Minnesota
    12. Colorado
    13. Phoenix
    14. Dallas
    15. Edmonton

    Eastern Conference Playoffs:

    1v8: Washington < Buffalo
    2v7: Pittsburgh > Boston
    3v6: Montreal < New Jersey
    4v5: Tampa Bay > Philadelphia

    Semifinals 1: Pittsburgh > Buffalo
    Semifinals 2: Tampa Bay > New Jersey

    ECF: Pittsburgh < Tampa Bay

    Western Conference Playoffs:

    1v8: Vancouver > Calgary
    2v7: Chicago > Columbus
    3v6: Los Angeles > St. Louis
    4v5: San Jose > Detroit

    Semifinals 1: Vancouver < San Jose
    Semifinals 2: Chicago < Los Angeles

    WCF: Los Angeles > San Jose

    Stanley Cup: Los Angeles > Tampa Bay

    Hart: Alex Ovechkin
    Art Ross: Passing Sedin
    Rocket: Steven Stamkos
    Vezina: Carey Price
    Norris: Shea Weber
    Calder: Adam Larsson
    Selke: Mike Richards
    Conn Smythe: Anze Kopitarrrrrrgggghhhhhhhhhhh
    Jack Adams: Scott Arniel
    Lady Byng: Martin St. Louis

    That's my story and I'm sticking to it.

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  3. Eastern Conference:

    1. Washington
    2. Pittsburgh
    3. Montreal
    4. Tampa Bay
    5. Buffalo
    6. Boston
    7. New Jersey
    8. NY Rangers
    9. Philadelphia
    10. Carolina
    11. NY Islanders
    12. Toronto
    13. Winnipeg
    14. Florida
    15. Ottawa

    Western Conference:

    1. Chicago
    2. Vancouver
    3. San Jose
    4. Los Angeles
    5. Detroit
    6. St. Louis
    7. Nashville
    8. Calgary
    9. Columbus
    10. Anaheim
    11. Phoenix
    12. Minnesota
    13. Colorado
    14. Dallas
    15. Edmonton

    Eastern Conference Playoffs:

    1v8: Washington > NY Rangers
    2v7: Pittsburgh > New Jersey
    3v6: Montreal > Boston
    4v5: Tampa Bay < Buffalo

    Semifinals 1: Washington > Buffalo
    Semifinals 2: Pittsburgh < Montreal

    ECF: Washignton < Montreal

    Western Conference Playoffs:

    1v8: Chicago > Calgary
    2v7: Vancouver < Nashville
    3v6: San Jose > St Louis
    4v5: Los Angeles < Detroit

    Semifinals 1: Chicago > Nashville
    Semifinals 2: San Jose > Detroit

    WCF: Chicago > San Jose

    Stanley Cup: Chicago > Montreal

    Hart: Pavel Datsyuk
    Art Ross: Alexander Ovechkin
    Rocket: Steven Stamkos
    Vezina: Jonathan Quick
    Norris: Shea Weber
    Calder: Adam Larsson
    Selke: Mike Richards
    Conn Smythe: Jonathan Toews
    Jack Adams: Pete BeBoer
    Lady Byng: Pavel Datsyuk

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