Last week Mike Majeski gave his take on the playoff predictions for the East, Early Playoff Predictions Part Two – Who Is In, And Who Is Out!. With the season on the horizon I will take a look at which Eastern Conference teams will make the Stanley Cup Playoffs. After the realignment this should shape up to be a memorable year for all of the NHL. With the new playoff format things will be very interesting.
The top 3 teams from each division will make the playoffs. As will two wildcard teams who can be from either division. With this being said, let’s take a look at who is in and who is out.