Morganti the only ESPN analyst to pick the Devils to repeat

Unthinkable
10-08-2003, 10:47 AM
http://sports.espn.go.com/nhl/news/story?page=0304pvw/predictions

Tuesday, October 7, 2003
Updated: October 8, 11:39 AM ET

ESPN.com

ESPN's and ESPN.com's NHL experts give their predictions for division, conference and Stanley Cup champions, as well as the Hart, Vezina, Norris and Adams trophies.
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Al Morganti
Atlantic: New Jersey
Northeast: Ottawa
Southeast: Tampa Bay
Central: Detroit
Northwest: Colorado
Pacific: Anaheim
East: New Jersey
West: Colorado
Stanley Cup: New Jersey
Hart: Martin Brodeur, NJ
Vezina: Martin Brodeur, NJ
Norris: Rob Blake, Col
Adams: Jacques Martin, Ott

John Flyers Fan
10-08-2003, 11:03 AM
Probably not a good sign for the Devils. Morganti is usually pretty brutal when it comes to predictions; although by the looks of it he didn't exactly go out on a limb with any of his choices.

NJDevils#4
10-08-2003, 11:09 AM
Talk about conservative. How about Melrose - NY Rangers to win the East.



:lol:

Brodeur
10-08-2003, 11:10 AM
Morganti picked the Kings last year........hopefully we fare a bit better than they did. As for the ESPN 'experts'.......their best guess is as good as ours. E.J. Hradek had a nice summarizing line to his season predictions, something to the effect of "Then again, I did pick the Sharks to win it all last year."

But as rosters stand at the moment, my pick remains Ottawa.....although if they don't sign Havlat, that would make me second guess that pick.

Unthinkable
10-08-2003, 11:47 AM
Expert...
Eastern champ
Western champ
Stanley Cup champ

Nick Kypreos
Ottawa Senators
Colorado Avalanche
Ottawa Senators

John Garrett
New Jersey Devils
Vancouver Canucks
Vancouver Canucks

Jim Hughson
Ottawa Senators
Colorado Avalanche
Ottawa Senators

Chris Simpson
New Jersey Devils
Detroit Red Wings
Detroit Red Wings

Bill Watters
Ottawa Senators
Colorado Avalanche
Ottawa Senators

Gene Principe
Ottawa Senators
Detroit Red Wings
Detroit Red Wings

Roger Millions
Philadelphia Flyers
Detroit Red Wings
Detroit Red Wings

Scott Morrison
Ottawa Senators
Colorado Avalanche
Colorado Avalanche

Darren Dreger
Ottawa Senators
Colorado Avalanche
Ottawa Senators

Kevin Quinn
Ottawa Senators
Colorado Avalanche
Colorado Avalanche

Daren Millard
Ottawa Senators
Colorado Avalanche
Colorado Avalanche

Unthinkable
10-08-2003, 11:50 AM
Wed, October 8, 2003

SUN Predictions

By AL STRACHAN, LANCE HORNBY, MIKE ZEISBERGER AND TERRY KOSHAN

(In the words of David Letterman: "Please, no wagering.")
1. Hart Trophy

2. Art Ross Trophy

3. Maurice Richard Trophy

4. Vezina Trophy

5. Norris Trophy

6. Calder Trophy

7. Jack Adams Trophy

8. First coach fired

9. Breakthrough season

10. Stanley Cup

AL STRACHAN, HOCKEY COLUMNIST

1. Peter Forsberg, Colorado

2. Peter Forsberg, Colorado

3. Paul Kariya, Colorado

4. J.S. Giguere, Anaheim

5. Nik Lidstrom, Detroit

6. Tuomo Ruutu, Chicago

7. Lindy Ruff, Buffalo

8. Mike Keenan, Florida

9. Ales Hemsky, Edmonton

10. Colorado over Philadelphia

LANCE HORNBY, LEAFS BEAT WRITER

1. Joe Thornton, Boston

2. Peter Forsberg, Colorado

3. Markus Naslund, Vancouver

4. Martin Brodeur, New Jersey

5. Nik Lidstrom, Detroit

6. Eric Staal, Carolina

7. Andy Murray, Los Angeles

8. Bruce Cassidy, Washington

9. Rick Nash, Columbus

10. Colorado over Ottawa

MIKE ZEISBERGER, LEAFS BEAT WRITER

1. Joe Thornton, Boston

2. Peter Forsberg, Colorado

3. Todd Bertuzzi, Vancouver

4. Marty Turco, Dallas

5. Ed Jovanovski, Vancouver

6. Tuomo Ruutu, Chicago

7. John Tortorella, Tampa Bay

8. Barry Trotz, Nashville

9. Jason Spezza, Ottawa

10. Colorado over Ottawa.

TERRY KOSHAN, LEAFS BEAT WRITER

1. Joe Sakic, Colorado

2. Peter Forsberg, Colorado

3. Todd Bertuzzi, Vancouver

4. Patrick Lalime, Ottawa

5. Derian Hatcher, Detroit

6. Peter Sejna, St. Louis

7. Ken Hitchcock, Philadelphia

8. Paul Maurice, Carolina

9. Jason Spezza, Ottawa

10. Ottawa over Colorado

Unthinkable
10-08-2003, 11:56 AM
http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2003/magazine/10/07/main/index.html