Today we begin out previews of the entire league with a look at how the Atlantic Division will finish.
sang high praises of the Ottawa Senators. They were a team with high aspirations following the acquisition of Bobby Ryan. Well, not only did the Sens not win the Eastern Conference, they never made the playoffs. Injuries and bad play brought the Sens season down and they never could recover from it. This year, the Sens come in fresh off trading Jason Spezza this summer, leaving Erik Karlsson as the face of the franchise. Ottawa had major issues keeping the puck out of their own net last year, and not much has changed on that front and will be their down fall again in 2014-15. They will toy around with making the playoffs for some of the year, they will not be able to sustain it and will miss the postseason for a second straight season.
possession teams in the league the past five seasons, and this year should be no exception. If the Bruins can stay healthy in 2014-15, they should have no problem making a deep playoff run again next Spring.
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