Found October 03, 2011 on Kukla's Korner:
I am carrying on with my regular season predictions today.  Here are my West Conference predictions.  Today I move onto the Northeast Division 1. Boston Bruins - This team may have won the Stanley Cup last year but they were not the best team in the league.  I expect a Stanley Cup hangover from this team, but I still think they will win this division.  Tim Thomas had an incredible season last year and though he is 37 years old he should be a top goalie again this season.  If he falters, Tuukka Rask is the best backup goalie in the league.  They have a strong defence led by Zdeno Chara, who is probably the best defenceman in hockey today.  Dennis Seidenberg and Johnny Boychuk are key depth defencemen.  They lack any dominant scorers, but Patrice Bergeron, Rich Peverley and Brad Marchand are very good two way players.  David Krejci and Nathan Horton are two solid scorers.  Boston is hard to score on and that will make them a top team this year, but their lack of a top offence will...
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