Although we are just a couple puck drops into the month of December it is never too early to discuss playoffs. Playoffs is when the ôreal seasonö begins. 16 of the NHLÆs strongest teams compete to become Stanley Cup Champions. This season the Western Conference is stronger than itÆs been in recent years. With key acquisitions during the off-season the Western Conference as well as former dominant teams taking the plunge several upgraded teams have from pretenders into contenders. Recently a panel of Featured Columnists from Bleacher Report was given the task of breaking down the Western Conference to determine playoff seeding to see which team would represent the Western Conference in the Stanley Cup Finals. Begin Slideshow ...
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