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2008-09 NHL Preview: Awards and Playoff Predictions

Bleacher ReportCorrespondent IOctober 16, 2008
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Hart Trophy Candidates (MVP)

1) Alexander Ovechkin, LW - Washington
2) Sidney Crosby, C - Pittsburgh
3) Evgeni Malkin, C - Pittsburgh
4) Henrik Zetterberg, LW - Detroit
5) Pavel Datsyuk, C - Detroit
6) Dany Heatley, LW - Ottawa
7) Jarome Iginla, RW - Calgary
8) Marian Gaborik, RW - Minnesota
9) Martin Brodeur, G - New Jersey
10) Daniel Alfredsson, RW - Ottawa
11) Nicklas Lidstrom, D - Detroit
12) Henrik Lundqvist, G - NY Rangers
13) Ryan Getzlaf, C - Anaheim
14) Jean-Sebastien Giguere, G - Anaheim
15) Dion Phaneuf, D - Calgary

Playoff Predictions

First Round

(1) Pittsburgh over (8) Boston (in 5)
(7) Ottawa over (2) Montreal (in 7)
(3) Washington over (6) Philadelphia (in 6)
(4) NY Rangers over (5) New Jersey (in 5)

(1) Detroit over (8) Chicago (in 4)
(2) Anaheim over (7) Columbus (in 5)
(3) Calgary over (6) Minnesota (in 7)
(4) San Jose over (5) Dallas (in 7)

Second Round

(7) Ottawa over (1) Pittsburgh (in 7)
(3) Washington over (4) NY Rangers (in 7)

(1) Detroit over (4) San Jose (in 6)
(2) Anaheim over (3) Calgary (in 7)

Conference Finals

(7) Ottawa over (3) Washington (in 5)
(1) Detroit over (2) Anaheim (in 5)

Stanley Cup Finals

(1) Detroit over (7) Ottawa (in 5)

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