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5-hole.com Pick ‘em – Marc sucks – 12/18/08

No, Mats Sundin hasn’t decided yet. About 10 minutes after this was posted, Sundin announced he will be going to the Canucks… more later

1067183Eric’s picks:

Boston over Toronto – I’m contractually obligated to pick the Bruins every time they play.  If I don’t multiple people will break my kneecaps.
Caps over St. Louis – It’s OV time!
Carolina over Florida – Craig Anderson>Tomas Vokoun.  Vokoun is starting.
Pittsburgh over Atlanta – C’mon… *gimmie*
Philly over Habs – Halak starting.  I don’t care if it’s in Montreal.
Colorado over TB – Mike Smith should still be in Dallas.  Oh well.
SJ over Detroit – Fantasy hockey driven choice.  Go Nabby!
CBJ over Stars – Another fantasy pick.  Pascal Leclaire rocks!
Preds over Coyotes – Ellis is on a hot streak right now.

Marc’s picks:

I need to redeem myself… here are some high quality picks.  I guarantee 7 out of 9 tonight or your money back.

Boston over Toronto – The curse of the Sundino will not stop until he signs with the Rangers.
Caps over St. Louis – Chris Mason you’re terrrrrible.  Just like Man-well… (inside joke)  *gimmie*
Carolina over Florida – Is it a bad sign if most observers think the backup goalie is better?  What about if the starter is making $5.5 million?  I’m looking at you Vokoun.
Pittsburgh over Atlanta – Pittsburgh is not Ottawa.  Their forwards will actually shoot the puck and they backcheck.
Montreal over Phi – Can’t they both lose?
TB over Col  – Raycroft is a chump.
Detroit over SJ – Both of these teams seem to be coming back to earth recently, but they both still kick ass.  I’m taking the Wings at home though.
Dallas over CBJ – I can’t believe I’m actually picking Turco and the Stars, but the BJ’s are terrible on the road.  Hehe.
Pho over Nsh – I wish Rick Nash played for Nashville, don’t you?

Rory’s picks:

Rory is fairly busy tonight so she has no thoughts or gimmie.

Boston over Toronto
Caps over St. Louis
Carolina over Florida
Pittsburgh over Atlanta
Montreal over Phi
Col over TB
SJ over Detroit
CBJ over Dallas
Nsh over Phx


About the author:  Eric is a lifelong Rangers fan and is currently studying Computer Engineering at Hofstra University. You can follow him on Twitter: @5holeEric


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