Greg DePalma and PSN contributor Jamal Murphy discuss a very good week for the Boston Celtics, who reached the NBA‘s Eastern Conference finals and landed the No.1 pick in next month’s NBA draft. Playoff talk continues as NHL analyst Jan Levine breaks down early series leads for the Ottawa Senators and Nashville Predators, and C.J. Radune offers an update on NASCAR‘s premier series ahead of All-Star weekend.
Greg DePalma and PSN hockey analyst Jan Levine analyze the NHL playoff picture as the regular season winds down to its final week, including the free-for-all in the East as the Bruins, Lightning, Hurricanes, Islanders and Flyers scramble for the remaining wild-card berth. The West is a little tamer, with only the Predators, Kings and Jets in the mix.
With a month left before the NHL playoffs, Greg DePalma and PSN hockey analyst Jan Levine profile hot teams seeking to build momentum – and their standing – before the postseason begins. Topping the chart is the Tampa Bay Lightning, where Steven Stamkos is skating again and could provide a dangerous first-round foe for the Capitals or Penguins. The Ottawa Senators and St. Louis Blues also get a look.
Greg DePalma and Jan Levine of RotoWire.com look at the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs, where the San Jose Sharks already are off to a 2-0 advantage over the Nashville Predators. The East’s marquee matchup pits Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals against Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Greg DePalma and RotoWire.com hockey writer Jan Levine look at the Eastern Conference as the NHL season hits the stretch run, with an eye on possible deals before the Feb. 29 trade deadline. The Washington Capitals own the conference’s best record, with the Florida Panthers still the Atlantic’s surprise leaders.
The Chicago Blackhawks’ third Stanley Cup title this decade become the latest example of a team at single-digit odds providing nice insurance after hitting stride late in the season.
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Western Conference: Even with fresh blood starting to make noise in Minnesota and Winnipeg, one of the old guard is getting pieces back in place for another Stanley Cup run.
Eastern Conference: Though the Rangers were Stanley Cup finalists last year and President’s Trophy winners in the regular season, that other New York team lurks dangerously.
Greg DePalma and NHL analyst Jan Levine of RotoWire.com preview the start of the Stanley Cup playoffs with a breakdown of every conference quarterfinal matchup, plus news, championship futures and predictions.