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Your NHL playoff predictions?

Which team will win each second-round playoff series? Cast your votes below!

  • Which team will win Game 7 of the Bruins-Canadiens series in Boston?

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  • How will the Ducks-Kings series play out? (Ducks lead 3-2)

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Three Game 7s in the NHL

Tonight's going to be an exciting night for hockey fans, as three of the Stanley Cup playoff series will drop the puck on their respective Game 7s. Wayne Simmonds' hat trick last night helped the Flyers force a deciding Game 7 against the Rangers, the Sharks face an interesting goaltending decision in their decisive matchup against the Kings, and the Avalanche will try to come back after a disastrous third period against the Wild in their Game 6. It's often been said that the NHL has the most intense playoff series in all of sports, and tonight's slate of games will likely show why that's true.

Which league has the best playoff Game 7s?

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  • Who should start in goal for the Sharks in Game 7?

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  • Which team will win this first-round matchup? (Tied 3-3)

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  • Which team will win this first-round matchup? (Tied 3-3)

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  • Which team will win this first-round matchup? (Tied 3-3)

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NHL playoff predictions?

The first round of the NHL playoffs is well underway, with some series over and others staying close to the end. What are your predictions?

Which team will win this first-round matchup? (Tied 3-3)

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Discuss (Total votes: 32,465)

  • Which team will win this first-round matchup? (Tied 3-3)

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    Discuss (Total votes: 37,530)

  • Which team will win this first-round matchup? (Tied 3-3)

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    Discuss (Total votes: 40,353)

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We can understand if you don't want to take the time to grade your tech-support help on the other end of the telephone, but when we're talking about the dollars and emotion you've invested in sports, we think it's worth the effort. It's time for ESPN The Magazine's Ultimate Standings, in which SportsNation grades organizations on everything from ticket prices and stadium experience to the talent on the field, court or rink. Which team will end up on top this year? It depends on what you say.

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