Crosby could do this again this spring

Over the last two days, I revealed by predictions for the Eastern Conference and Western Conference regular-season standings.

Now it’s time to take a bolder look into the future and map out the 2011 Stanley Cup playoffs.

East

Pittsburgh over Carolina
Montreal over Washington
Boston over New Jersey
Philadelphia over Buffalo

Pittsburgh over Montreal
Boston over Philadelphia

Pittsburgh over Boston

West

San Jose over Calgary
Detroit over Los Angeles
Chicago over Vancouver
Nashville over Phoenix

Chicago over San Jose
Detroit over Nashville

Detroit over Chicago

Stanley Cup

Pittsburgh over Detroit