NHL Expert Picks: 2013 Stanley Cup playoffs first-round selections

NHL writers Brian Stubits, Adam Gretz and Chris Peters make their selections for who will advance past the first round of the 2013 Stanley Cup playoffs.

NHL Playoff Expert Picks
Series Bovada Odds Brian Stubits
@StubitsCBS
Adam Gretz
@AGretz
Chris Peters
@ChrisMPeters
Eastern Conference
(1) Pittsburgh Penguins vs.
(8) New York Islanders
Penguins (-440)
5 games

6 games

4 games
Confidence Meter:  
(2) Montreal Canadiens vs.
(7) Ottawa Senators
Montreal (-150)
7 games

7 games

6 games
Confidence Meter:  
(3) Washington Capitals vs.
(6) New York Rangers
 Washington (-110)
5 games

7 games

7 games
Confidence Meter:  
(4) Boston Bruins vs.
(5) Toronto Maple Leafs
 Boston (-230)
6 games

6 games

5 games
Confidence Meter:  
Western Conference
(1) Chicago Blackhawks vs.
(8) Minnesota Wild
 Chicago (-420)
4 games

5 games

5 games
Confidence Meter:  
(2) Anaheim Ducks vs.
(7) Detroit Red Wings
 Anaheim (-130)
6 games

7 games

6 games
Confidence Meter:  
(3) Vancouver Canucks vs.
(6) San Jose Sharks
 Vancouver (-125)
7 games

6 games

7 games
Confidence Meter:  
(4) St. Louis Blues vs.
(5) Los Angeles Kings
 Los Angeles (-120)
6 games

6 games

6 games
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Adam Gretz has been writing about the NHL and taking an analytical approach to the game since the start of the 2008 season. A member of the PHWA since 2015, he has spent more than three years covering... Full Bio

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