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THN experts predict 2014-15 NHL season

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THN experts predict 2014-15 NHL season

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You've seen THN's collective pre-season predictions. These are the picks for Stanley Cup champion and individual award-winners from the members of our editorial team.

Every summer, THN's editorial staff gathers together to make
our collective picks for our annual Yearbook and Poolbook editions. But that doesn't mean we all agree. We don't. In some cases, our writers and editors disagree drastically with each other on how they see the coming NHL season playing out. To give you an idea, here are our staff members' individual picks for the winners of each division, conference playoff finalists, and Stanley Cup champion:
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And here are our staff's personal selections for the NHL's individual awards:
THN_Trophy_Picks_2014-15 Finally, here is a more detailed breakdown of the way each THNer sees the divisional races playing out. Playoff teams are denoted with an asterisk.
Ken Campbell, Senior Writer
Atlantic Boston* Tampa Bay* Montreal* Detroit* Florida Toronto Ottawa Buffalo
Metropolitan Pittsburgh* Columbus* New York Rangers* New York Islanders* New Jersey Philadelphia Washington Carolina
Central St. Louis* Chicago* Minnesota* Dallas* Colorado Nashville Winnipeg
Pacific Anaheim* San Jose* Los Angeles* Vancouver* Arizona Edmonton Calgary
Brian Costello, Senior Special Sections Editor
Atlantic Boston* Tampa Bay* Detroit* Montreal* Toronto Florida Ottawa Buffalo
Metropolitan Pittsburgh* New York Rangers * Washington* Philadelphia* Columbus New York Islanders New Jersey Carolina
Central St. Louis* Chicago* Minnesota* Dallas* Colorado Winnipeg Nashville
Pacific Anaheim* Los Angeles* San Jose* Vancouver* Edmonton Calgary Arizona
Edward Fraser, Managing Editor
Atlantic Boston* Tampa Bay* Montreal* Florida* Detroit Toronto Buffalo Ottawa
Metropolitan Pittsburgh* New York Rangers* Washington* Columbus* Philadelphia New York Islanders New Jersey Carolina
Central Chicago* St. Louis* Dallas* Minnesota* Colorado Nashville Winnipeg
Pacific Anaheim* Los Angeles* San Jose* Vancouver* Phoenix Edmonton Calgary
Jason Kay, Editor-In-Chief
Atlantic Boston* Tampa Bay* Montreal* Florida* Detroit Toronto Ottawa Buffalo
Metropolitan Pittsburgh* Columbus* New York Islanders* New Jersey* New York Rangers Philadelphia Washington Carolina
Central Chicago* St. Louis* Dallas* Minnesota* Colorado Nashville Winnipeg
Pacific Anaheim* Los Angeles* San Jose* Arizona* Vancouver Edmonton Calgary
Ryan Kennedy, Associate Senior Writer
Atlantic Boston* Tampa Bay* Montreal* Detroit* Florida Toronto Ottawa Buffalo
Metropolitan Pittsburgh* NY Rangers* NY Islanders* Columbus* Washington New Jersey Philadelphia Carolina
Central St. Louis* Chicago* Dallas* Colorado* Minnesota* Nashville Winnipeg
Pacific Anaheim* Los Angeles* San Jose* Vancouver Arizona Edmonton Calgary
Matt Larkin, Associate Editor
Atlantic 1. Boston* 2. Tampa Bay* 3. Montreal* 4. Detroit 5. Florida 6. Toronto 7. Buffalo 8. Ottawa
Metropolitan 1. Pittsburgh* 2. Columbus* 3. Washington* 4. New York Rangers* 5. New Jersey* 6. New York Islanders 7. Philadelphia 8. Carolina
Central 1. St. Louis* 2. Chicago* 3. Minnesota* 4. Dallas* 5. Colorado* 6. Nashville 7. Winnipeg
Pacific 1. Anaheim* 2. Los Angeles* 3. San Jose* 4. Vancouver 5. Arizona 6. Calgary 7. Edmonton
Adam Proteau, Columnist
Atlantic Boston* Tampa Bay* Montreal* Toronto* Detroit* Florida Ottawa Buffalo
Metropolitan Pittsburgh* NY Rangers* NY Islanders* Columbus Washington Philadelphia New Jersey Carolina
Central Chicago* St. Louis* Minnesota* Dallas* Colorado* Nashville Winnipeg
Pacific Anaheim* Los Angeles* San Jose* Arizona Edmonton Vancouver Calgary
Ronnie Shuker, Associate Editor
Atlantic Tampa Bay* Boston* Montreal* Florida* Detroit Toronto Ottawa Buffalo
Metropolitan Pittsburgh* New Jersey* Columbus* New York Islanders* New York Rangers Washington Philadelphia Carolina
Central Chicago* St. Louis* Dallas* Minnesota* Nashville* Colorado Winnipeg
Pacific Anaheim* Los Angeles* San Jose* Edmonton Arizona Vancouver Calgary

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