1. The West is stronger than the East depth wise but even talent wise.
2. This is a 4 team race between, the Blackhawks,Wild, Avs and Blues
3. The Blackhawks are the experienced team.
4. The Wild signing Kuemper to a 2 year deal helps alot with him, Backstrom and Bryzgalov as well.
1. This is the Kings division to lose as they have the same team as last season
2. The Sharks will be good but, will playoff success happen?
3. The Ducks will be good as will the Canucks
4. This division has 2 of the worst teams, with the Flames and Oilers both being young.
Playoff teams: Kings, Hawks, Wild, Avs, Sharks, Blues, Canucks and Ducks