SBN Reacts: Picking the conference finalists
This is SB Nation Reacts, a survey of fans across the NHL. Each week, SB Nation sends out questions to the most plugged in Detroit Red Wings fans, and fans across the country. Sign up here to join Reacts.
NHL fans around the league made their picks ahead of the second round NHL Playoffs matchups. According to the SB Nation Reacts results, hockey fans feel confident they know who will advance to the Conference Finals.
Nearly two-thirds of fans picked the Boston Bruins to beat the New York Islanders. The Bruins lead the series 2-1.
A similar margin of fans picked the Winnipeg Jets to win their series against the Montreal Canadiens. However, the Canadiens hold a 1-0 lead so far.
Fans are most confident in the Colorado Avalanche. More than three-fourths of fans picked the Avs to advance passed the Vegas Golden Knights. Colorado holds a two-games to none lead in the series.
Nearly three-fourths of fans picked the Tampa Bay Lightning to continue their playoff run, with a series win over the Carolina Hurricanes. Tampa is up 2-1 in the series.
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