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RealGM's 21-22 NHL Predictions

by Darryl Reina

Oct 5, 2021 6:01 PM

While many prognosticators are choosing the Avalanche, Islanders, Jets, or Burins to win the 2022 Stanley Cup, we'll stick with the defending champion Lightning to capture a third-straight title. Read more »
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2021 NHL Playoffs: Stanley Cup Finals Predictions

by Darryl Reina

Jun 26, 2021 2:52 PM

The Lightning will meet the upstart Canadiens, who few predicted would be the Canadian team to have a chance to advance to the playoffs. Read more »

Tags: Montreal Canadiens, Tampa Bay Lightning

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2021 NHL Playoffs: Semifinals Predictions

by Darryl Reina

Jun 11, 2021 1:53 PM

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Tags: Montreal Canadiens, New York Islanders, Tampa Bay Lightning, Vegas

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2021 NHL Playoffs: Second Round Predictions

by Darryl Reina

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2021 NHL Playoffs: First-Round Picks

by Darryl Reina

Connor McDavid is the probable Hart Trophy winner, but the Avalanche enter the playoffs as the Stanley Cup favorites. Read more »
Lightning To Repeat As Stanley Cup Champions In 2021

by Darryl Reina

The Lightning enter 2021 as the favorites to repeat as Stanley Cup champs. Read more »
Lightning Remain Team To Beat Entering 19-20 NHL Season

by Darryl Reina

Despite getting swept in the first round of the playoffs, the Lightning are my favorite to win the Stanley Cup in 2019-20. Read more »
2019 Stanley Cup Playoff Predictions

by Darryl Reina

We're staying with our preseason prediction of the Sharks beating the Lightning in the Stanley Cup Final. Read more »
2018-19 RealGM NHL Hockey Power Rankings

by Darryl Reina

While Washington and Vegas went to the Stanley Cup last season, we're predicting Tampa Bay and San Jose for 2019. Read more »
2017-18 RealGM NHL Hockey Power Rankings

by Darryl Reina

Sidney Crosby and the Penguins hope to threepeat while Connor McDavid and the Oilers may represent their toughest challenge. Read more »
NHL Power Rankings: (November 22nd Edition)

by Adam Silliphant

Casey Price and the Canadiens rank first ahead of Patrick Kane and the Blackhawks. Read more »
A Love Letter (Of Sorts) To The San Jose Sharks

by John Watson

The Sharks made a sportswriter out of John Watson, albeit indirectly. Here's how and why they still matter to him no matter where he is. Read more »
2016 Stanley Cup Final Preview (Sharks Vs. Penguins)

by Darryl Reina

It should be an entertaining and tight series but the Sharks' ability to be the better and more consistent checking team will decide the final outcome. Read more »
2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs (Conference Finals Predictions)

by Darryl Reina

The Penguins, Lightning, Sharks and Blues are one series away from reaching the Stanley Cup Finals. Read more »
2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs (Second Round Predictions)

by Darryl Reina

After going just 4-4 in our first-round predictions, here are RealGMís picks for the Conference Semifinals. Read more »
2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs (First Round Predictions)

by Darryl Reina

With the Stanley Cup Playoffs beginning, here are our predictions for the first round. Read more »
What's Going On With The Rangers?

by Thomas Andreu

The problems the Rangers have are fixable but unlikely to happen with Dan Girardi most likely not being traded. The team can return to the playoffs and even make a push towards the Stanley Cup again, but it will take some big changes. Read more »
RealGM's Predictions For The 15-16 NHL Season

by Darryl Reina

The Ducks are this year's trendy pick for the Stanley Cup, but the Rangers are our selection while the Blue Jackets are a solid dark horse. Read more »
2015 NHL Offseason Power Rankings

by Darryl Reina

The NHL's more elite free agents have either moved on or re-signed with their home team, trades have been made and the draft has come and gone. Read more »
Previewing The Stanley Cup Finals

by Darryl Reina

The Stanley Cup finals will have plenty of star quality that will produce an exciting match-up between the young Lightning and the veteran Blackhawks. Read more »

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