Stanley Cup Playoffs underway

2014playoffbracketThis time of year is always exciting. With the NBA Playoffs and the Stanley Cup Playoffs just to name two of the major sporting events going on during this season, there is plenty of excitement to go around. Today, marks the official beginning of the Stanley Cup Playoffs and this year is sure to be a great one! In both the Eastern and Western conference, there are a number of different matchups that should shape up to be quite an interesting series.

In the Eastern conference the Boston Bruins and the Detroit Red Wings will match up. As well as the Tampa Bay Lightning pairing up with the Montreal Canadiens. As well as the Pittsburgh Penguins matching up with the Columbus Blue Jackets. Rounding out the field is the series between the New York Rangers and the Philadelphia Flyers. And that is just half of the playoff field!

Coming out of the Western Conference there are four equally intense matchups sure to get you on the edge of your seat. These matchups pit the Colorado Avalanche vs. the Minnesota Wild, the St. Louis Blues with the Chicago Blackhawks, the Anaheim Ducks against the Dallas Stars, and the final series pitting the San Jose Sharks against the Los Angeles Kings.

Now, the experts have made their picks. Some have the St. Louis Blues placed as the favorites, while many argue the Anaheim Ducks, or the Blackhawks, or any one of the 16 teams that find themselves with a berth in this year’s playoffs. Reality of the fact is that any one of these teams has the team play good enough to make a run at the Stanley Cup. So, who will raise the trophy in the end? We will have to watch and see! Come join us and root for your team as they fight for the chance to hoist that trophy as the 2014 Stanley Cup champions!

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