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"Expert" predictions

Here's how the professionals have picked the Sens-Habs series. I've stuck to national media and websites, of at least some amount of credibility (sorry, BleacherReport).

The Hockey Writers - Sens in 7
The Hockey News - Sens in 7
NHL.com writers - 4 for Sens, 5 for Habs
NHL Network analysts - 4 for Sens, 4 for Habs
Sports Illustrated - Sens in 6

CBC

CBC.com - Sens in 7
PJ Stock - Sens in 6
Glenn Healey - Habs in 5
Kevin Weekes - Habs in 6
Elliotte Freidman - Sens in 6

TSN

Scott Cullen - Habs in 7
Panel - Habs in a "pick-em series"

ESPN

John Buccigross - Habs in 6
Scott Burnside - Sens in 7
Linda Cohn - Habs in 6
Craig Custance - Sens in 7
Paul Grant - Sens in 7
Pierre LeBrun - Habs in 7
Steve Levy - Habs in 7
Barry Melrose - Sens in 7
James Murphy - Sens in 7
Katie Strang - Sens in 7

Sportsnet

Sportsnet.ca - Habs in 6
Chris Johnston - Sens
Mike Keenan - Sens
Nick Kypreos - Habs
Brad May - Habs
Doug MacLean - Sens
Scott Morrison - Sens
John Shannon - Habs

NBC Sports

Mike Halford - Habs in 6
Jason Brough - Sens in 6
Joe Yerdon - Habs in 7
James O’Brien - Habs in 6
Ryan Dadoun - Sens in 7
Cam Tucker - Sens in 6

CBS Sports

Brian Stubits - Habs in 7
Adam Gretz - Habs in 7
Chris Peters - Habs in 6

Puck Daddy

Greg Wyshynski - Sens in 6
Sean Leahy - Sens in 7
Harrison Mooney - Sens in 7
Dmitry Chesnokov - Habs in 7
Ryan Lambert - Habs in 7
Darryl "Dobber" Dobbs - Sens in 6

Current tally is 29 Habs, 31 Sens. 14 picked 6 games, 20 picked 7 games (and the TSN panel heavily implied it), Healey picked 5 games. There were 24 that only called the winner, and not the number of games.

I'll continue to update this if more predictions become available.

This FanPost was written by a member of the Silver Seven community, and does not necessarily reflect the beliefs or opinions of the site managers, editors, or Sports Blogs Nation, Inc.

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