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MVP FOR EACH TEAM:
NOTE: Below is each team's highest-ranked player by NHL.com for Stanley Cup pools.
Calgary Flames: Johnny Gaudreau, LW
Winnipeg Jets: Connor Hellebuyck, G
PAST PLAYOFF PERFORMERS:
Flames: Milan Lucic, LW
-Has the most playoff games played (114) and points (70; 28 goals, 42 assists) of any Calgary player.
Jets: Mark Scheifele, C
-Has 26 points (16 goals, 10 assists) in 27 playoff games.
Flames: Mikael Backlund, C
Jets: Nikolaj Ehlers, LW/RW
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Flames: David Rittich, G
Jets: Neal Pionk, D
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PREDICTIONS FOR FIVE-GAME SERIES:
Pete Jensen: Jets in 3
Rob Reese: Jets in 5
David Satriano: Jets in 4
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