NHL Playoff Predictions 2011: Projecting Winners for the First Round

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NHL Playoff Predictions 2011: Projecting Winners for the First Round
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It is Stanley Cup playoff time.  The teams are chasing the most historic trophy in sports, daring to dream of taking that championship drink from the cup. 

The NHL playoffs are the most daunting of playoffs among the big four sports.  There is no bye week for top seeds and rarely is there a gimme round.  Instead there are four tough, hard fought battles that must be won in order to raise the cup.  A hot goalie, a lucky bounce or hard hit can change to nature of a series in an instant.

Here are the 2011 NHL playoffs first round preview and predictions.

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