2020 Stanley Cup Favourites (per HFBoards)

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  1. Nosskire ot Elgaeb M2Bizzle

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    So we put it to a vote again this summer to predict wholl win the Cup next year. A lotta fights and disagreements about it this year so will be SUPER interesting to look back on this at the end of the upcoming season to see how our preddies went. Thanks everyone for participating :)

    1 Tampa Bay 67% (+/-) 2020 Stanley Cup Favourite #1
    2 St Louis 24% (+6) HFBoards 2020 Stanley Cup Favourite #2
    3 Boston 29% (+3) HFBoards 2020 Stanley Cup Favourite #3
    4 Washington 31% (+/-) HFBoards 2020 Stanley Cup Favourite #4
    5 Las Vegas 30% (+5) 2020 Stanley Cup Favourite #5
    6 Toronto 24% (+1) 2020 Stanley Cup Favourite #6
    7 San Jose 28% (+2) 2020 Stanley Cup Favourite #7
    8 Nashville 26% (-3) 2020 Stanley Cup Favourite #8
    9 Colorado 27% (+9) 2020 Stanley Cup Favourite #9
    10 Dallas 46% (+4) 2020 Stanley Cup Favourite #10
    11 Pittsburgh 34% (-8) 2020 Stanley Cup Favourite #11
    12 Calgary 40% (+3) 2020 Stanley Cup Favourite #12
    13 Winnipeg 38% (-11) 2020 Stanley Cup Favourite #13
    14 Carolina 34% (+9) 2020 Stanley Cup Favourite #14
    15 Florida 70% (+2) 2020 Stanley Cup Favourite #15
    16 Philly 27% (-4) 2020 Stanley Cup Favourite #16
    17 New Jersey 33% (-4) 2020 Stanley Cup Favourite #17
    18 NYRangers 23% (+9) 2020 Stanley Cup Favourite #18
    19 NYIslanders 37% (+7) 2020 Stanley Cup Favourite #19
    20 Chicago 43% (+2) 2020 Stanley Cup Favourite #20
    21 Montreal 36% (+7) 2020 Stanley Cup Favourite #21
    22 Arizona 41% (+2) 2020 Stanley Cup Favourite #22
    23 Edmonton 34% (-4) 2020 Stanley Cup Favourite #23
    24 Columbus 27% (-11) 2020 Stanley Cup Favourite #24
    25 Vancouver 39% (+4) 2020 Stanley Cup Favourite #25
    26 Buffalo 52% (-1) 2020 Stanley Cup Favourite #26
    27 Minny 55% (-7) 2020 Stanley Cup Favourite #27
    28 Anahiem 62% (-12) 2020 Stanley Cup Favourite #28
    29 Los Angeles 83% (-18) 2020 Stanley Cup Favourite #29
    30 Detroit 97% (+1) 2020 Stanley Cup Favourite #30
    31 Ottawa 3% (-1) 2020 Stanley Cup Favourite #30

    Compared to last years preddies:

    2019 NHL Stanley Cup Favourites #30 (2nd last)

    1 Tampa Bay 56% (+3)
    2 Winnipeg 36% (+17)
    3 Pittsburgh 39% (-2)
    4 Washington 49% (+2)
    5 Nashville 65% (-2)
    6 Boston 37% (+12)
    7 Toronto 49% (+6)
    8 Stlouis 50% (+2)
    9 San Jose 33% (+7)

    10 Las Vegas 39% (+21)
    11 Los Angeles 25% (+10)
    12 Philly 30% (+10)
    13 Columbus 29% (-5)
    14 Dallas 19% (-5)
    15 Calgary 21% (+/-)
    16 Anahiem 27% (-11)
    17 Florida 34% (+8)
    18 Colorado 31% (+11)
    19 Edmonton 34% (-17)
    20 Minny 53% (-8)
    21 New Jersey 38% (+6)
    22 Chicago 63% (-15)
    23 Carolina 49% (-3)
    24 Arizona 38% (+2)
    25 Buffalo 53% (-1)
    26 NYIslanders 41% (-3)
    27 NYRangers 58% (-16)
    28 Montreal 37% (-11)
    29 Vancity 43% (-1)
    30 Ottawa 54% (-16)
    31 Detroit 46% (-1)

    In comparison to our predictions from the 2018 Stanley Cup Favourite:

    HFBoards 2018 Stanley Cup Favourites 1-31

    01 Pittsburgh (+1) 74% http://hfboards.mandatory.com/showthread.php?t=2376761
    02 Edmonton (+23) 25% http://hfboards.mandatory.com/showthread.php?t=2377033
    03 Nashville (+3) 28% http://hfboards.mandatory.com/showthread.php?t=2377305
    04 Tampa (-3) 34% http://hfboards.mandatory.com/showthread.php?t=2378193
    05 Anaheim (+6) 36% http://hfboards.mandatory.com/showthread.php?t=2378467
    06 Washington (-3) 37% http://hfboards.mandatory.com/showthread.php?t=2378709
    07 Chicago (-3) 26% http://hfboards.mandatory.com/showthread.php?t=2379057
    08 Columbus (+21) 28% http://hfboards.mandatory.com/showthread.php?t=2379373
    09 Dallas (-1) 27% http://hfboards.mandatory.com/showthread.php?t=2379623
    10 STLouis (-3) 27% http://hfboards.mandatory.com/showthread.php?t=2379847
    11 NYRangers (+3) 22% http://hfboards.mandatory.com/showthread.php?t=2380147
    12 Minny (+3) 33% http://hfboards.mandatory.com/showthread.php?t=2380415
    13 Toronto (+15) 37% http://hfboards.mandatory.com/showthread.php?t=2380639
    14 Ottawa (+5) 35% http://hfboards.mandatory.com/showthread.php?t=2380937
    15 Calgary (+3) 35% http://hfboards.mandatory.com/showthread.php?t=2381299
    16 San Jose (-11) 43% http://hfboards.mandatory.com/showthread.php?t=2381593
    17 Montreal (-4) 34% http://hfboards.mandatory.com/showthread.php?t=2381865
    18 Boston (+2) 33% http://hfboards.mandatory.com/showthread.php?t=2382137
    19 Winnipeg (-2) 35% http://hfboards.mandatory.com/showthread.php?t=2382405
    20 Carolina (+6) 53% http://hfboards.mandatory.com/showthread.php?t=2382913
    21 TIE BRAKER PHI/LA 32% http://hfboards.mandatory.com/showthread.php?t=2383233
    21 Los Angeles (-11) 59% http://hfboards.mandatory.com/showthread.php?t=2383519
    22 Philly (-6) 59% http://hfboards.mandatory.com/showthread.php?t=2383803
    23 NY Islanders (-11) 45% http://hfboards.mandatory.com/showthread.php?t=2384437
    24 Buffalo (-3) 48% http://hfboards.mandatory.com/showthread.php?t=2385153
    25 Florida (-16) 56% http://hfboards.mandatory.com/showthread.php?t=2385723
    26 Arizona (+1) 65% http://hfboards.mandatory.com/showthread.php?t=2386203
    27 New Jersey (-2) 53% http://hfboards.mandatory.com/showthread.php?t=2386485
    28 Vancity (+2) 37% http://hfboards.mandatory.com/showthread.php?t=2386775
    29 Colorado 56% http://hfboards.mandatory.com/showthread.php?t=2387095
    30 Detroit 83% http://hfboards.mandatory.com/showthread.php?t=2387433&highlight=
    31 Las Vegas 17% http://hfboards.mandatory.com/showthread.php?t=2387433&highlight=

    2017 Cup Favourites as VOTED by HFBoards fans (voted in summer 2016):

    2017 Stanley Cup Favourite #29

    1 Tampa 32% http://hfboards.mandatory.com/showthread.php?t=2118161
    2 Pittsburgh 43% http://hfboards.mandatory.com/showthread.php?t=2118471
    3 Washington 38% http://hfboards.mandatory.com/showthread.php?t=2118785
    4 Chicago 33% http://hfboards.mandatory.com/showthread.php?t=2119149
    5 San Jose 34% http://hfboards.mandatory.com/showthread.php?t=2119549
    6 Nashville 40% http://hfboards.mandatory.com/showthread.php?t=2120169
    7 Stlouis 37% http://hfboards.mandatory.com/showthread.php?t=2120539
    8 Dallas 37% http://hfboards.mandatory.com/showthread.php?t=2120871
    9 Florida 57% tiebraker http://hfboards.mandatory.com/showthread.php?t=2121125
    http://hfboards.mandatory.com/showthread.php?t=2121465
    10 Los Angeles 63% http://hfboards.mandatory.com/showthread.php?t=2121771
    11 Anahiem 54% http://hfboards.mandatory.com/showthread.php?t=2122059
    12 NYI 32% http://hfboards.mandatory.com/showthread.php?p=121864063&styleid=2
    13 Mon 28% http://hfboards.mandatory.com/showthread.php?p=121890901&styleid=2
    14 NYR 22% http://hfboards.mandatory.com/showthread.php?t=2122985
    15 Minny 21% http://hfboards.mandatory.com/showthread.php?p=121961455
    16 Philly 27% http://hfboards.mandatory.com/showthread.php?t=2123819
    17 Winn 21% http://hfboards.mandatory.com/showthread.php?p=122012137
    18 Calgary 20% http://hfboards.mandatory.com/showthread.php?t=2124457
    19 Ottawa 33% http://hfboards.mandatory.com/showthread.php?t=2124769
    20 Boston 31% http://hfboards.mandatory.com/showthread.php?t=2125081
    21 Buffalo 32% http://hfboards.mandatory.com/showthread.php?t=2125407
    22 Colorado 26% http://hfboards.mandatory.com/showthread.php?t=2125799
    23 Detroit 38% http://hfboards.mandatory.com/showthread.php?t=2126133
    24 Edmonton 33% http://hfboards.mandatory.com/showthread.php?p=122184295
    25 TIE BRAKER http://hfboards.mandatory.com/showthread.php?t=2126855
    New Jersey 62% http://hfboards.mandatory.com/showthread.php?t=2127217
    26 TIE BRAKER http://hfboards.mandatory.com/showthread.php?p=122293771
    Carolina 68% http://hfboards.mandatory.com/showthread.php?t=2128119
    27 Arizona 37% http://hfboards.mandatory.com/showthread.php?p=122363833
    28 Toronto 46% http://hfboards.mandatory.com/showthread.php?t=2129679
    29 Columbus
    30 Vancithy
     
    Last edited: Sep 12, 2019
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    Tampa Bay again? Some people never learn.
     
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    We really fooled you guys with that 2017 run.
     
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    Same was said of the CAPS and look how that turned out.
     
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    Only took them 44 years.
     
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    I'm not high on the Islanders this year either but seeing the Rangers directly over the Islanders is surprising to me.
     
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    St. Louis is one and done. They were the successful version of the 2018 Golden Knights.
     
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    Edmonton at #2 in 2018 is hilarious.

    I think Minnesota is being under-rated a bit here. I don't anticipate them being more than a wild card team but #27 seems really low.
     
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    Penguins are too low. Should be #1.
     
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    30 to 31 to 30 for Detroit.
     
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    2017 -> 2020

    21 -> 24 -> 25 -> 26

    Clearly Buffalo doesn't understand which direction a rebuild is supposed to go in.
     
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    This will be fun to look back on when McDavid is lifting the Cup!
     
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    Who will Tampa be trading to Edmonton in aquiring Mcdavid?
     
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    Or they could become the next LA Kings and repeat in the next 2-5 years. The Blues's core is physical, skilled, relatively inexpensive, and in their prime (Tarasenko, O'Reilly, Schenn, Schwartz, Pietrangelo, Parayko, Binnington) plus they have lots of depth at forward and defense.
     
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    That's a possibility as well. The only thing, for me at least, was that I remember the 2012 Kings being labelled a strong darkhorse going into the season. I was much less surprised by the Kings success that season than I was the Blues.
     
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    I think Florida at 15 is fair
     
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    Lol did you not even look at the other polls? We moved up two spots from the previous year's poll despite missing the playoffs that year.
     
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    Thats because the Blues aren't a big market. The truth is, they are loaded with skilled, 2-way players from top to bottom, and that makes them almost impossible to match lines against.
     
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    Kucherov, they are apparently equal in every single way :naughty:
     
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    Why are the Rangers so high lmao
     
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    Dallas could be a couple spots higher but 10th works for me.
     
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    I can verify this.
     
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    This whole list is bogus.
     
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    The Penguins haven't won in a while, they are long past due to end their Cup drought.
     

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