2010-11 NHL Eastern Conference Preview: Northeast Division

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2010-11 NHL Eastern Conference Preview: Northeast Division
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No division has the history of the Northeast, with three of the Original Six franchises

The NHL Northeast division has won more championships than any other, mostly because of the Montreal Canadiens' 23. The rival Toronto Maple Leafs are second in league history with 13. Among other teams, only the Detroit Red Wings (11) have more than five.

But this division has not won Lord Stanley's Cup in almost 20 years (thank you, referees, for being too cowardly to call Brett Hull for being in the crease!). They have had only two finalists in that time.

So how will they do this season? To see how they will fare in the playoffs, check out the following link to the Eastern Conference playoff preview; here, the division's regular season standings are previewed.

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