Originally written on Next Impulse Sports  |  Last updated 10/22/14
The NHL Playoffs have arrived. The CS staff is pleased to present you with a preview , a couple of keys to the series, and Sean Keenan’s prediction of the winner and MVP of each series. The this inter-divisional Quarterfinal matchup pairs the second and third place finishers of the Central Division; the second division this year with 4 100+ point teams.  These teams play off each others strengths as Nashville ‘Neutral Zone entanglements” face off with Detroit’s vaunted transition game. They also met last season in Round 2 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs Click here to view the embedded video. Yes, the Predators play a boring brand of hockey, but it’s proven its effectiveness. Nashville has been to the playoffs in 8 straight seasons, and Barry Trotz keeps on winning despite the lack of talent he has had to work with. This year however, Trotz has been handed a couple of Queens in former KHL star Alexander Radulov, and trade deadline acquisitions Hal Gill, Andrei Kostitsyn, and Paul Gaustad...
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