For those of you who hate optimism, graphs, and potential jinxes, I recommend you X out your browser and throw your computer in a lake. (Note: This is a joke. I do not recommend you throw your computer in a lake. That’s wasting a perfectly fine computer, littering, and “bad for the Earthth” as my four-year-old son would say.)
Wednesday, MoneyPuck.com released its latest playoff predictions and its model says the Capitals currently have the best odds in the NHL to win the Stanley Cup this season. The Capitals own a 14.5 percent chance of raising the NHL’s championship trophy, which is one percent higher than the next closest team: the Colorado Avalanche.