Illegal Curve’s 2011-2012 NHL Season Predictions – Teams

Posted by David Minuk in Season Previews on October 6, 2011 — 3 Comments

The 2011-2012 NHL Regular Season starts tonight, Thursday, October 6th, with three games–Philadelphia v. Boston, Montreal v. Toronto and Pittsburgh v. Vancouver.

The start of the season also means it’s that time of year for the crew at Illegal Curve to make its season predictions. Some predictions are bold, some not so much, but they are just predictions so it’s really all about fun. Here they are:

Of course, we want your predictions on how the season will unfold, so join us in the comments section, and let’s match up your prognostication skills with those of the Illegal Curve crew!

The IC picks across the board are:

IC Writer Atlantic Northeast Southeast Central Northwest Pacific
Richard
Pollock
van
David
Minuk
bos van
Ezra
Ginsburg
bos van san
Drew
Mindell
bos cgy san
Michael
Remis
van
Kyle
Koisor
phi bos tam chi van

Here are IC’s Playoff Predictions as well as team’s we expect to surprise and those we don’t:

IC Writer East (Reg) West (Reg) Cup
Loser
Cup Winner Surprise team Bust
Richard
Pollock
was  
David
Minuk
phi    
Ezra Ginsburg was  
Drew
Mindell
   chi  chi
Michael
Remis
buf  
Kyle
Koisor
phi  

Take a chance and give us your take in the comments.

  • http://twitter.com/zkatz87 Zak Katz

    The Flames Drew? You can’t be serious…

  • http://twitter.com/TBonnar Timothy Bonnar

    The Kings are a preseason favorite. There would be no surprise if they did very well. 

  • http://twitter.com/masteranglerz Master Anglerz

    Eastern Conference

    Washington – Pittsburgh – Boston – Tampa Bay –  Philadelphia – NY Rangers – Buffalo – Winnipeg

    Western Conference

    San Jose – Vancouver – Chicago – Detroit – Nashville – Los Angeles – Anaheim – Calgary