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2014-2015 Blackhawk Up Staff Predictions

By Keith Schultz
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The season is upon us and before the season we make our predictions and then look back and laugh, cry, or high five for what a great job we did months earlier.  So our staff got together and put together our selections for the upcoming season.  So without too much more talking or typing here is the prediction.

My Predictions

Eastern Conference

Atlantic Division Top 3- Boston, Tampa Bay, Florida

Metropolitan Top 3- Columbus, Pittsburgh, Islanders

Wild Cards-Montreal, Rangers

Eastern Conference Finals- Boston vs Montreal

Western Conference

Central Division- Blackhawks, Blues, Wild

Pacific-Anaheim, Kings, Sharks

Wild Cards- Predators, Stars

Western Finals Blackhawks vs Kings

Cup Finals-Montreal vs Blackhawks

Cup Winner- Blackhawks

Chris Schubert

Eastern Conference

Atlantic Division Top 3: Boston, Detroit, Montreal

Metro Division Top 3: Pittsburgh, Columbus, Philadelphia

Wild Cards: Tampa Bay, Toronto

Eastern Conference Final: Boston over Columbus

Western Conference

Central Division Top 3: Chicago, St. Louis, Minnesota
Pacific Division Top 3: Los Angeles, San Jose, Anaheim

Wild Cards: Dallas, Colorado

Western Conference Final: Chicago over San Jose

Stanley Cup Final: Chicago over Boston 

Tim Lively

Eastern Conference

Atlantic Division Top 3 – Boston Bruins, Montreal Canadiens, Detroit Red Wings
Metropolitan Top 3 – Pittsburgh Penguins, Philadelphia Flyers, Columbus Blue Jackets
Wild cards – Washington Capitals, New York Rangers

Eastern Conference Final – Boston Bruins vs Philadelphia Flyers 

Western Conference

Central Division Top 3 – Chicago Blackhawks, St. Louis Blues, Minnesota Wild
Pacific Division Top 3 – San Jose Sharks, Anaheim Ducks, LA Kings
Wild cards – Arizona Coyotes, Colorado Avalanche 

Western conference finals – Chicago Blackhawks vs LA Kings 

Stanley Cup Final – Chicago Blackhawks vs. Boston Bruins
Stanley Cup Champion – Chicago Blackhawks 

Brian Kasincka

Eastern Conference

Atlantic Division

1.Tampa Bay

2.Boston

3.Montreal

Metropolitan

1.Pittsburgh

2.New York Rangers

3.Washington

Wild cards

1.New Jersey

2.Florida

Eastern final

Tampa Bay vs. Pittsburgh

Western Conference

Central

1.Chicago

2.Dallas

3.St.Louis

Pacific

1.Los Angeles

2.San Jose

3.Anaheim

Wild cards

1.Minnesota

2.Colorado

Western final

Chicago vs. Los Angeles

Stanley Cup final

Chicago vs. Tampa Bay

Stanley Cup Champion

The Chicago Blackhawks

Ericka McFee

Eastern Conference

Atlantic Division Top 3

1) Bruins
2) Habs
3) Red Wings

> Metropolitan Top 3
1) Pens
2) Rangers 
3) Blue Jackets

> Wild cards 
Capitals/Leafs
 
> Eastern Conference Final
Bruins vs. Pens

Western Conference
 
> Central Division Top 3
1) Blackhawks
2) Avs
3) Stars

> Pacific Division Top 3
1) Ducks
2) Kings
3) Sharks

> Wild cards
Blues/Wild
 
> Western conference finals
Blackhawks
 
> Stanley Cup Final
Blackhawks vs. Bruins 

> Stanley Cup Champion
Blackhawks

Cynthia Yeiser

Eastern Conference

Atlantic – 1. Boston  2. Montreal  3. Tampa Bay

Metro –   1. Rangers  2.Philadelphia  3.Pittsburgh

Wildcards – Detroit, Washington

Eastern Final – Boston

Western Conference

Central – 1. Chicago  2. Colorado  3. St. Louis

Pacific – 1. SanJose   2. Anaheim  3. LA

Wildcards – Nashville, Phoenix

Western Final – Chicago

Stanley Cup – Chicago/Boston with Chicago Hoisting the Cup!!

Skylar Peters

Eastern Conference

Atlantic Division

Bruins

Bolts

Canadiens

Metropolitan Division

Pens

Rangers

Jackets

Wild Cards

Flyers

Caps

East Final-Bolts/Pens

Pacific Division

Kings

Ducks

Canucks

Central Division

Hawks

Blues

Stars

West Wild Cards

Avs

Wild

West Finals-Who else! Hawks/Kings

Cup FinalsHawks/Pens

Cup Champs- Hawks

It looks like we all like the Blackhawks to win it all and as Hawks fans let’s hope we are right!!! What is your predictions for this season??? Let us Know you prediction for the upcoming season in our comments section.

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