Friday, May 13, 2011
Stanley Cup Thoughts
Even though my Sabres are out, I am still following the Stanley Cup Playoffs every night. Here are my projections of whats going to happen in the next couple of weeks.
Tampa Bay vs Boston: I'm comparing this series to the Miami Heat-Chicago Bulls series going on in the NBA. The Heat are like the Lightning because they are both young teams with three exciting players in the league on their team; and Boston to "da Bulls" (SNL reference) because both have an extremely great history but haven't won any championships recently. Even though I hate the Bruins (same with any other team in the North East with Montreal as an exception) I think Boston in 6. They have much more playoff experience and I think they are just way too physical for Tampa to handle.
Vancouver vs San Jose: Both teams are extremely talented but they almost blew 3-0 series leads. Have ice advantage I think will play a big part in this series so I am saying Canucks in 7. Unlike San Jose, their fan base is a lot stronger and their star players are playing great. If San Jose wants a chance to win, guys like Heatley and Thornton need to step it up. This is going to be a great series and I cant wait to see it play out!
Stanley Cup Final: Vancouver Boston will be a great Final to see so I really hope it turns out this way. I'm saying Vancouver wins Lord Stanley in 6. Don't get me wrong, Boston is a great team, but I don't think they have enough in them to win it all. I'm siding with Canada on this one boys!
Let me know what you think, comment your projections and if you get everything right, you could see a little prize coming your way!