2012 NHL Standings Forecast

Standings forecast on a divisional basis

Might want to check out the FULL SEASON PREVIEW first, but here’s a plain old forecast of the NHL’s 2011-2012 regular season standings:

EASTERN CONFERENCE

1WASHINGTON CAPITALS

2BUFFALO SABRES

3PITTSBURGH PENGUINS

4BOSTON BRUINS

5PHILADELPHIA FLYERS

6TAMPA BAY LIGHTING

7NEW YORK RANGERS

8NEW JERSEY DEVILS

9MONTREAL CANADIANS

10TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS

11CAROLINA HURRICANES

12WINNIPEG JETS

13OTTAWA SENATORS

14FLORIDA PANTHERS

15NEW YORK ISLANDERS

WESTERN CONFERENCE

1LOS ANGELES KINGS

2VANCOUVER CANUCKS

3CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS

4SAN JOSE SHARKS

5DETROIT RED WINGS

6MINNESOTA WILD

7ANAHEIM DUCKS

8ST. LOUIS BLUES

9CALGARY FLAMES

10NASHVILLE PREDATORS

11COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS

12DALLAS STARS

13PHOENIX COYOTES

14EDMONTON OILERS

15COLORADO AVALANCHE

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For a bit of playoff intrigue, check out THE CONTENDERS SERIES, chronicling:

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