The 2016 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs begin tonight with three games. Here are my first round predictions as well as my bracket for the entire Stanley Cup Playoffs.
C1 Dallas Stars vs. WC2 Minnesota Wild – DALLAS in 5
C2 St. Louis Blues vs. C3 Chicago Blackhawks – ST. LOUIS in 7
P1 Anaheim Ducks vs. WC1 Nashville Predators – ANAHEIM in 5
P2 Los Angeles Kings vs. P3 San Jose Sharks – LOS ANGELES in 6
M1 Washington Capitals vs. WC2 Philadelphia Flyers – WASHINGTON in 6
M2 Pittsburgh Penguins vs. M3 New York Rangers – PITTSBURGH in 7
A1 Florida Panthers vs. WC1 New York Islanders – FLORIDA in 5
A2 Tampa Bay Lightning vs. A3 Detroit Red Wings – DETROIT in 6
Complete coverage of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, including schedule and broadcast info, is available at NHL.com.