The 2016-17 NHL regular season has officially ended, which means we are finally in playoffs. After an interesting regular season, there are some new faces in the playoff picture this year, and some new match ups. The first round will go as follows.
Chicago Blackhawks vs. Nashville Predators
Minnesota Wild vs. St. Louis Blues
Anaheim Ducks vs. Calgary Flames
Edmonton Oilers vs. San Jose Sharks
Montreal Canadiens vs. New York Rangers
Ottawa Senators vs. Boston Bruins
Washington Capitals vs. Toronto Maple Leafs
Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Columbus Blue Jackets
The teams in bold are obviously the teams that I think will move onto the next round. Of course the Pittsburgh Penguins are a team that no matter what, I have to root for, but teams like the Capitals and Blackhawks should breeze through the first round.
The long shot for me will be the Edmonton-San Jose series and the Montreal-New York…
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