Because I was at a complete loss in projecting who would come out of the Stanley Cup playoffs with a ring, I posed the question to a GM much smarter than me, hoping for guidance.
He had no idea, either.
“It’s wide open,” he said when we chatted over the weekend.
Then he went on to rattle of a bunch of teams that could win it.
“St. Louis is as good as anybody. You can never count out Chicago. Minnesota has been on a great run,” he said, then shifted to the East.