Found October 05, 2011 on Kukla's Korner:
I continue with my regular season predictions today.  The West Conference was done here, the Northeast Division was done here and the Atlantic Division was done here.  Today we carry on to the Southeast Division. 1. Washington Capitals - The Capitals won the conference last year with Alexander Ovechkin having a subpar year while playing hurt.  Mike Green, Nicklas Backstrom and Alexander Semin all had their offensive totals drop significantly in most cases due to injury.  I expect all four of those players to see increases in their output.  Tomas Vokoun is in as their goaltender and he is one of the best in the league.  These are all reasons to expect that last year’s conference winner will be even better this year.  Brooks Laich and Mike Knuble offer some solid depth at forward behind the stars.  On defence, John Carlson had a very good rookie year and should get better.  Dennis Wideman, Karl Alzner and Jeff Schultz offer depth.  It is hard for the first place team to improve t...
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