The Fish Tank: Western Conference Picks

Los Angeles Kings (6-1-1) vs Ottawa Senators (4-1-3)

The Los Angeles Kings are coming off a loss last night against the Toronto Maple Leafs. That was the King’s first regulation loss this season. Sitting at 6-1-1 they have still been playing well. Going into a canadian barn where another team has also been playing well in the Ottawa Senators. This is set to be a great matchup, the Senators will battle hard but the Kings will come out on top wanting to take at least one game from a back to back series. Kings 4-3

Calgary Flames (4-4-0) vs Nashville Predators (4-3-1)

Calgary travels to the music city to face the defending western conference champs. The Flames have entered reality as of late with a record falling to .500. The Predators have one of the best home ice advantages in the entire league which will be a factor in tonight’s game. Predators 3-1

Vancouver Canucks(4-3-1) vs Minnesota Wild (2-2-2)

The Canucks go on to face the Wild tonight with both teams struggling with injuries, Loui Eriksson and Zach Parise as big losses for both sides. The Wild have been banged up with more injuries up front to some key role players. The Canucks and their up and coming new players will have the energy to bring home a win tonight. Canucks 3-1

Dallas Stars(5-3-0) vs Colorado Avalanche (4-4-0)

Dallas enters Colorado to face the Avalanche as the back to earth Avalanche would like to get back rolling. The only thing stopping the Avalanche are the hot Stars coming in at 5-3. With a heavily powered Stars offense it will be too much for the Avs defense to handle. Stars 4-2

Chicago Blackhawks(5-2-2) vs Vegas Golden Knights (6-1-0)

With a great matchup out in the desert tonight, the Blackhawks go on to face the Golden Knights. The Golden Knights have been striving on their success at home this season. However, with the injury to goaltender Malcolm Subban, the Knights seem to be running out of options at goaltender. The Blackhawks will bring the Knights down at their home turf tonight. Blackhawks 5-3

 

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