(5) Oilers vs (12) Blackhawks

Why the Oilers will win: This will be fun series to watch! Touting some of the best scorers, speed and hands in the game! The Oilers have...

(8) Leafs vs (9) Blue Jackets

Why the Leafs will win: The window of opportunity is closing in for the Leafs. They have the star power up front, but can their defense...

(7) Islanders (10) Panthers

Why the Islanders will win this series: The Islanders have a solid defensive posture, which will help them overcome teams in the long...

(6) Hurricanes vs (11) Rangers

Why the Canes will win this series: Well, it doesn't look like the match up they were hoping for. The Rangers have been dominant against...

(5) Penguins vs (12) Canadiens

Why the Penguins will win: This series seems like it may be over before it starts. You have a star studded, experienced team against a...