DFS NHL Series Previews: WPG-NSH and BOS-TB
Tom Vecchio previews the second round matchups between Winnipeg/Nashville and Boston/Tampa.
Winnipeg Jets vs Nashville Predators
This series we will see the two top teams in the league facing off against each other, in what should be one of the series of the playoffs. The Predators won the Presidents Trophy this season, finishing with the most points in the regular season, while the Jets finished just three points behind them. These teams are somewhat comparable, as they have multiple forwards who can score, solid defenders with depth, and great goaltending.
The Jets had a very easy run through the first round of the playoffs with a series win over the Wild in just five games, while the Predators won in six over the Avalanche. The offensive output for these teams was very similar throughout the regular season, as they both averaged over three goals per game while allowing about 2.5 goals per game. If the defense for these teams are this tough, we could be in for a lower scoring series. That isn’t on the likely side outcomes, but I can see a wide range of outcomes in...