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Preds Broadcasters Break Down The Playoffs

by Staff Writer / Nashville Predators
Nashville Predators broadcasters Tom Callahan, Terry Crisp, and Pete Weber will break down the 2009 NHL playoffs, beginning today with their predictions in the eight first round match-ups.



Western Conference

#1 San Jose vs. #8 Anaheim
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2008-09 Series Results: 4-2 San Jose
Predictions: (San Jose by split decision)
Tom Callahan - San Jose in 6
Terry Crisp - Anaheim in 7
Pete Weber - San Jose in 7
NashvillePredators.com - San Jose in 5

#2 Detroit vs. #7 Columbus

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2008-09 Series Results: Split 3-3 (Detroit 3-2-1, 7 pts; Columbus 3-3-0, 6 pts)
Predictions: (2-2 split)
Tom Callahan - Columbus in 6
Terry Crisp - Detroit in 6
Pete Weber - Columbus in 6
NashvillePredators.com - Detroit in 6

#3 Vancouver vs. #6 St. Louis
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2008-09 Series Results: Split 2-2 (Vancouver 2-2-0, 4 pts; St. Louis 2-2-0, 4 pts)
Predictions: (Vancouver)
Tom Callahan - Vancouver in 6
Terry Crisp - Vancouver in 7
Pete Weber - Vancouver in 7
NashvillePredators.com - Vancouver in 6

#4 Chicago vs. #5 Calgary
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2008-09 Series Results: 4-0 Chicago (Chicago 4-0-0, 8 pts; Calgary 0-3-1, 1 pt)
Predictions: (Chicago)
Tom Callahan - Chicago in 5
Terry Crisp - Chicago in 6
Pete Weber - Chicago in 6
NashvillePredators.com - Chicago in 7



Eastern Conference
#1 Boston vs. #8 Montreal
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2008-09 Series Results: 5-1 Boston (Boston 5-0-1, 11 pts; Montreal 1-3-2, 4 pts)
Predictions: (Boston by split decision)
Tom Callahan - Boston in 5
Terry Crisp - Boston in 5
Pete Weber - Boston in 5
NashvillePredators.com - Montreal in 6

#2 Washington vs. #7 NY Rangers
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2008-09 Series Results: 3-1 Washington (Washington 3-0-1, 7 pts; NY Rangers 1-2-1, 3 pts)
Predictions: (Washington)
Tom Callahan - Washington in 6
Terry Crisp - Washington in 5
Pete Weber - Washington in 6
NashvillePredators.com - Washington in 5

#3 New Jersey vs. #6 Carolina
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2008-09 Series Results: 3-1 Carolina
Predictions: (split 2-2)
Tom Callahan - Carolina in 6
Terry Crisp - New Jersey in 6
Pete Weber - Carolina in 6
NashvillePredators.com - New Jersey in 7

#4 Pittsburgh vs. #5 Philadelphia
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2008-09 Series Results: 4-2 Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh 4-2-0, 8 pts; Philadelphia 2-2-2, 6 pts)
Predictions: (Pittsburgh by split decision)
Tom Callahan - Pittsburgh in 7
Terry Crisp - Philadelphia in 6
Pete Weber - Pittsburgh in 7
NashvillePredators.com - Pittsburgh in 7

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