Tuesday, 7 October 2014

2014-15 NHL Season

Save your time and money, no need to watch, just read this blog post and you will know everything you need to know about this upcoming season.

Oh, just in the interest of full disclosure, I watched exactly zero seconds of pre-season hockey and, being in California for most of training camp and pre-season, heard very little.

And my pre-season pick to win the SuperBowl was New Orleans, who at this point look like they can't beat anyone. So there's that.

Playoff teams:

Atlantic Division:

1. Boston
2. Tampa Bay
3. Montreal

Metropolitan Division:

1. Pittsburgh
2. New Jersey
3. Philadelphia


1. Detroit
2. Washington

3. NY Rangers
4. Columbus
5. NY Islanders
6. Florida
7. Toronto
8. Ottawa
9. Buffalo
10. Carolina


Central Division

1. Chicago
2. Dallas
3. Minnesota

Pacific Division

1. Los Angeles
2. Anaheim
3. San Jose

Wild Card

1. St. Louis
2. Arizona

3. Colorado
4. Calgary
5. Nashville
6. Vancouver
7. Edmonton
8. Winnipeg

Stanley Cup:

Los Angeles over Boston

Hart Trophy, Art Ross Trophy, Ted Lindsay Award: Sidney Crosby, Pittsburgh

Norris Trophy: Drew Doughty, Los Angeles

Vezina Trophy: Cory Schneider, New Jersey

Lady Byng Trophy: Tyler Seguin, Dallas

Selke Trophy: Anze Kopitar, Los Angeles

Calder Trophy: John Gibson, Anaheim

Jack Adams Trophy: Mike Babcock, Detroit

GM of the Year: Stan Bowman, Chicago