Who’s Got the Edge: Carter’s Stanley Cup Playoff First Round Predictions

April 14th, 2010 by David Carter Leave a reply »

Eastern Conference

(8) Montreal Canadiens vs. (1) Washington Capitals

The Capitals have what I love in hockey and that’s great offense. They have scored more goals than any other team in the NHL. I think if Jose Theodore can come into the series with his A-game, then the Habs have absolutely no chance. Jacques Martin is a great coach, he’s proven himself more then Bruce Boudreau but I just think Boudreau has a better team. I think the Habs are a good team and are the ultimate underdog in this first round, but the Caps are just too much.

Offensive Edge: Capitals

Defensive Edge: Canadiens

Power Play Edge: Capitals

Penalty Killing Edge: Canadiens

Coaching Edge: Canadiens

Hotter Team: Capitals


(7) Philadelphia Flyers vs. (2) New Jersey Devils

New Jersey is coming into this series as a slighty hotter team. They also have Martin Brodeur, who is the greatest goalie ever (yes I’m serious). I think Jacques Martin can have his team better prepared in this series. If they can ...

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