Well, we sure screwed the pooch with our first round predictions. A collective 6 for 16 on teams we deemed worthy of advancement doesn't put us in good stead heading into the homestretch, but hell, we write for the paper and sports are always slow over the summer.
So here goes.
The NHL has whittled the field down to a final "elite" four. A baffling four to be sure--at least in the Western Conference. So, rather than pick series and Stanley Cup champs, we'll examine the strengths and weaknesses of each team.