Hockey fans-Predictions for 2012-13 season and playoffs?

East 1-Rangers 2-Pens (as much as it pains me to say this) 3-Flyers 4-Habs 5-Bruins 6-Sabres 7-Washington 8-Ottawa 9-New Jersey (barely missing a playoff spot, loses last... show more East
1-Rangers
2-Pens (as much as it pains me to say this)
3-Flyers
4-Habs
5-Bruins
6-Sabres
7-Washington
8-Ottawa
9-New Jersey (barely missing a playoff spot, loses last game)
10-Canes
11-Lightning
12-Jets/Leafs
13-Leafs/Jets
14-Panthers/Islanders
15-Islanders/Panthers
West
1-Vancouver
2-Kings
3-Ducks
4-Chicago
5-Detroit
6-Minnesota (don't give me ****, devils fans)
7-Phoenix
8-San Jose
9-Nashville
10-Edmonton
11-Calgary
12-Dallas
13-Avalanche
14-Columbus BJs
15-I couldn't remember 15th western team
PLAYOFFS
NYR defeats Ottawa in 5, then Pens in 7, finally Flyers in 6.
MIN pulls off an upset, sweeps Ducks in 4. Knocks Chicago out in six, wins the CF against Kings in game 7 OT.
FINALS
3 main possibilities
NYR sweeps MIN in 4.
NYR wins in six/five
MIN wins in game 7 OT. Hey, the Kings were eighth seed last year, remember?
Your thoughts?
Only problem is, I live in New York City and love the Rangers. I grew up in Minnesota, though.
Update: EDIT: Sorry, I forgot st Louis and forgot about the divisions. I've been stuck playing NHL 12. St. Louis goes in Ducks spot, ducks take 8th spot. Everybody below 8th spot western moves down. Kind of an idiot to forget about divisions.
Update 2: I kind of doubt LA will be able to repeat, they didn't make any offseason moves and they're not really dynasty material.
Update 3: Plus, Washington lost Semin (teehee) in free agency. I can see the Canes maybe taking Ottawa's spot. I don't think Washington will be the same level team as last year.
Update 4: Phoenix making the playoffs depends whether they re-sign Doan. I'm thinking he might actually go to the Rangers, he's clearly interested. If Minnesota has the cap space, but I don't think they do, they should try signing him. Hopefully there isn't a lockout this season.
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