It is Finally Back

It’s baaaaaaaack. Finally, the NHL season has returned and Sam and Raine are here to give us their potentially hot, potentially cold takes. From the Stanley Cup to who will win the Art Ross, our two hockey guys go through just about everything you can predict ahead of the new season.

Atlantic Winner

Raine: Tampa Bay

Sam: Tampa Bay

Metro Winner

Raine: Washington 

Sam: Caps

Central Winner

Raine: St.Louis

Sam: Dallas

Pacific Winner

Raine: Vegas

Sam: Vegas

East Champion

Raine: Toronto

Sam: Tampa Bay

West Champion

Raine: St.Louis

Sam: Avs

The Blues will look to repeat last year’s magic

Presidents Winner

Raine: Tampa Bay

Sam: Tampa Bay

Stanley Cup Champ

Raine: Toronto

Sam: Tampa Bay

Team Most Likely to Surprise

Raine: New Jersey

Sam: Coyotes

Team Most Likely to Disappoint

Raine: Pittsburgh

Sam: St. Louis

Best CDN Team

Raine: Toronto

Sam: Leafs

Number of CDN Teams in Playoffs

Raine: 3

Sam: 2

Hart Winner

Raine: Nathan Mackinnon

Sam: Tyler Seguin

Art Ross

Raine: Nathan Mackinnon

Sam: Connor Mcdavid

Rocket Richard

Raine: David Pastrnak

Sam: Auston Matthews and Alex Ovechkin

Calder Winner

Raine: Quinn Hughes

Sam: Cale Makar

Vezina Winner

Raine: Frederik Andersen

Sam: Sergi Bobrovsky

Norris Winner

Raine: Seth Jones

Sam: John Klingberg

Jack Adams Winner

Raine: Joel Quennville

Sam: John Tortorella

Player Most Likely to Breakout

Raine: Nico Hischier

Sam: Nolan Patrick

Player Most Likely to Disappoint

Raine: Phil Kessel

Sam: Jordan Binnington

Here is a little pump up vid to get you ready: https://youtu.be/3AbLcUa3Dx4