The Lightning enter 2021 as the favorites to repeat as Stanley Cup champs.
Despite getting swept in the first round of the playoffs, the Lightning are my favorite to win the Stanley Cup in 2019-20.
We're staying with our preseason prediction of the Sharks beating the Lightning in the Stanley Cup Final.
While Washington and Vegas went to the Stanley Cup last season, we're predicting Tampa Bay and San Jose for 2019.
Sidney Crosby and the Penguins hope to threepeat while Connor McDavid and the Oilers may represent their toughest challenge.