The Ducks still haven't named a starting goalie, Bruce Boudreau only saying it will be one of his three (thanks coach). However it's shaping up to be Frederik Andersen's job.
The Anaheim Ducks claimed the top spot in the West, but they could have their hands full with the Dallas Stars, owners of the second wild card slot.
The Boston Bruins are 7/2 favorites to win the Stanley Cup according to Bovada, followed by the St. Louis Blues and Pittsburgh Penguins.
NHL writers Brian Stubits and Chris Peters as well as Dennis Dodd make their selections for who will advance past the first round of the 2014 Stanley Cup playoffs.
The Dallas Stars shut out the St. Louis Blues to beat out the Phoenix Coyotes and clinch the last remaining spot in the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
The NHL has suspended Mike Rupp four games for his high hit on T.J. Oshie. Rupp's suspension will carry over into the playoffs.
The Colorado Avalanche are among the biggest surprises of the 2013-14 season after going from second-to-last to the third-best record in the league in one season.
Nathan Horton won't play on Wednesday night in the resumed game against the Stars, meaning he'll be credited with a goal in 0:00 of ice time.
In the last installment of the NHL Award Races for the 2013-14 season, the Avalanche are in position to take home a few awards after a great turnaround.
The surging Boston Bruins are the new favorites to win the Stanley Cup at 9-2 odds per Bodog with the Blues not far behind at 5-1.

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