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It’s that time of year: let’s predict the standings with nothing to go on except for the preseason, finalized rosters, and player projections.

SB Nation did their own projections - see those here and check out the three major questions facing each of the 31 teams going into this season.

Below, you’ll find the Fear the Fin crew’s own projections. Spiciness of takes not guaranteed.

(For a mobile friendly version of the following tables, view and download a PDF of them here.)

Atlantic Division

Rankings Sie Morley Mark.Weber Jordan Ball Lakshya Jain Dylan Whitehead rznolan Leivo32 Erik Johnsgard efowle15 East Bay Ry cat_hong Haley Van Horn joemcuevas orionredgrave Logan Stark KYLEDEMETRIUS
Rankings Sie Morley Mark.Weber Jordan Ball Lakshya Jain Dylan Whitehead rznolan Leivo32 Erik Johnsgard efowle15 East Bay Ry cat_hong Haley Van Horn joemcuevas orionredgrave Logan Stark KYLEDEMETRIUS
1 Ottawa Ottawa Ottawa Ottawa Toronto Tampa Bay Toronto Tampa Bay Montreal Toronto Tampa Bay Toronto Ottawa Toronto Toronto Tampa
2 Toronto Tampa Bay Toronto Toronto Tampa Bay Toronto Tampa Bay Montreal Boston Tampa Montreal Ottawa Tampa Tampa Bay Montreal Toronto
3 Tampa Bay Toronto Montreal Tampa Bay Montreal Ottawa Ottawa Toronto Toronto Montreal Ottawa Boston Boston Ottawa Boston Montreal
4 Montreal Boston Boston Montreal Ottawa Montreal Boston Boston Tampa Bay Boston Toronto Tampa Toronto Boston Buffalo Florida
5 Boston Montreal Tampa Bay Boston Boston Boston Montreal Ottawa Ottawa Buffalo Boston Montreal Montreal Montreal Detroit Ottawa
6 Buffalo Florida Florida Buffalo Florida Florida Florida Buffalo Florida Florida Florida Florida Florida Florida Ottawa Boston
7 Florida Buffalo Detroit Florida Detroit Buffalo Buffalo Florida Buffalo Ottawa Buffalo Buffalo Buffalo Buffalo Florida Buffalo
8 Detroit Detroit Buffalo Detroit Buffalo Detroit Detroit Detroit Detroit Detroit Detroit Detroit Detroit Detroit Tampa Bay Detroit

Metropolitan Division

Rankings Sie Morley Mark.Weber Jordan Ball Lakshya Jain Dylan Whitehead rznolan Leivo32 Erik Johnsgard efowle15 East Bay Ry cat_hong Haley Van Horn joemcuevas orionredgrave Logan Stark KYLEDEMETRIUS
Rankings Sie Morley Mark.Weber Jordan Ball Lakshya Jain Dylan Whitehead rznolan Leivo32 Erik Johnsgard efowle15 East Bay Ry cat_hong Haley Van Horn joemcuevas orionredgrave Logan Stark KYLEDEMETRIUS
1 Washington Washington Pittsburgh Columbus Washington Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Washington Washington Washington Washington Pittsburgh Washington
2 Columbus Pittsburgh Washington Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Columbus Colombus Carolina Washington Washington Pittsburgh Columbus Pittsburgh Columbus Washington Pitsburgh
3 Pittsburgh Columbus Columbus Washington NYR Washington Washington Washington Columbus Carolina NY Rangers Pittsburgh Carolina Pittsburgh Columbus Philadelphia
4 Carolina NY Rangers NY Rangers Carolina Columbus NY Rangers NY Rangers Columbus Carolina Columbus Columbus NY Rangers NY Rangers NY Rangers New Jersey Carolina (WC)
5 Philadelphia Carolina Philadelphia NY Rangers Philadelphia Carolina Philidelpia Philadelphia NY Rangers NY Islanders Philadelphia Philadelphia Columbus Philadelphia NY Rangers Columbus (WC)
6 NY Rangers Philadelphia Carolina Philadelphia Carolina Philadelphia Carolina NY Rangers NY Islanders NY Rangers NY Islanders Carolina NY Islanders Carolina Philadelphia NY Rangers
7 NY Islanders NY Islanders NY Islanders NY Islanders NYI NY Islanders New Jersey NY Islanders Philadelphia Philadelphia Carolina NY Islanders Philadelphia NY Islanders NY Islanders NY Islanders
8 New Jersey New Jersey New Jersey New Jersey New Jersey New Jersey NY Islanders New Jersey New Jersey New Jersey New Jersey New Jersey New Jersey New Jersey Carolina New Jersey

Central Division

Rankings Sie Morley Mark.Weber Jordan Ball Lakshya Jain Dylan Whitehead rznolan Leivo32 Erik Johnsgard efowle15 East Bay Ry cat_hong Haley Van Horn joemcuevas orionredgrave Logan Stark KYLEDEMETRIUS
Rankings Sie Morley Mark.Weber Jordan Ball Lakshya Jain Dylan Whitehead rznolan Leivo32 Erik Johnsgard efowle15 East Bay Ry cat_hong Haley Van Horn joemcuevas orionredgrave Logan Stark KYLEDEMETRIUS
1 Minnesota Minnesota Chicago Minnesota Nashville Chicago Minnesota Minnesota Minnesota Minnesota Chicago Dallas Dallas Minnesota Dallas St Louis
2 Dallas Nashville Minnesota Dallas Minnesota Nashville Chicago Nashville St. Louis St Louis St. Louis Minnesota Minnesota Dallas Chicago Nashville
3 St. Louis St. Louis Nashville Nashville Chicago Minnesota Dallas Chicago Nashville Dallas Nashville Nashville Nashville Nashville Nashville WInnipeg
4 Nashville Dallas St. Louis St. Louis Dallas Dallas Nashville Winnipeg Dallas Winnipeg Minnesota Winnipeg St Louis St. Louis St. Louis Minnesota (WC)
5 Chicago Chicago Winnipeg Chicago Winnipeg Winnipeg St Louis St. Louis Winnipeg Nashville Dallas St. Louis Chicago Winnipeg Minnesota Dallas
6 Winnipeg Winnipeg Dallas Winnipeg St. Louis St. Louis Winnipeg Dallas Chicago Chicago Winnipeg Chicago Winnipeg Chicago Colorado Chicago
7 Colorado Colorado Colorado Colorado Colorado Colorado Colorado Colorado Colorado Colorado Colorado Colorado Colorado Colorado Winnipeg Colorado

Pacific Division

Rankings Sie Morley Mark.Weber Jordan Ball Lakshya Jain Dylan Whitehead rznolan Leivo32 Erik Johnsgard efowle15 East Bay Ry cat_hong Haley Van Horn joemcuevas orionredgrave Logan Stark KYLEDEMETRIUS
Rankings Sie Morley Mark.Weber Jordan Ball Lakshya Jain Dylan Whitehead rznolan Leivo32 Erik Johnsgard efowle15 East Bay Ry cat_hong Haley Van Horn joemcuevas orionredgrave Logan Stark KYLEDEMETRIUS
1 Anaheim Anaheim Edmonton Edmonton Edmonton Anaheim Edmonton Anaheim San Jose Edmonton Anaheim Edmonton Anaheim Anaheim San Jose Edmonton
2 San Jose San Jose Anaheim San Jose San Jose Edmonton Anaheim Edmonton Anaheim San Jose Edmonton Anaheim Edmonton San Jose Edmonton Anaheim
3 Edmonton Edmonton San Jose Anaheim Anaheim Calgary San jose Calgary Edmonton Anaheim San Jose San Jose San Jose Edmonton Los Angeles San Jose
4 Los Angeles Calgary Los Angeles Calgary Calgary San Jose Calgary San Jose Los Angeles Calgary Calgary Los Angeles Calgary Los Angeles Anaheim Calgary (WC)
5 Vegas Vegas Calgary Los Angeles Los Angeles Arizona Arizona Arizona Calgary Arizona Los Angeles Calgary Los Angeles Calgary Calgary Beat LA
6 Calgary Los Angeles Vegas Arizona Vancouver Los Angeles Los Angeles Los Angeles Arizona Los Angeles Arizona Vancouver Vancouver Vegas Vancouver Arizona
7 Arizona Arizona Vancouver Vegas Arizona Vegas Vegas Vegas Las Vegas Vancouver Las Vegas Arizona Arizona Vancouver Vegas Vancouver
8 Vancouver Vancouver Arizona Vancouver Vegas Vancouver Vancouver Vancouver Vancouver Vegas Vancouver Vegas Vegas Arizona Arizona Las Vegas

Stanley Cup Final

Rankings Sie Morley Mark.Weber Jordan Ball Lakshya Jain Dylan Whitehead rznolan Leivo32 Erik Johnsgard efowle15 East Bay Ry cat_hong Haley Van Horn joemcuevas orionredgrave Logan Stark KYLEDEMETRIUS
Rankings Sie Morley Mark.Weber Jordan Ball Lakshya Jain Dylan Whitehead rznolan Leivo32 Erik Johnsgard efowle15 East Bay Ry cat_hong Haley Van Horn joemcuevas orionredgrave Logan Stark KYLEDEMETRIUS
East Tampa Bay Ottawa Pittsburgh Ottawa Washington Pittsburgh Tampa Bay Tampa Bay Montreal Toronto Tampa Bay Ottawa Ottawa Washington Pittsburgh Washington
West Dallas Anaheim Chicago Dallas Edmonton Anaheim Edmonton Nashville Minnesota Edmonton Anaheim Edmonton Minnesota Dallas Edmonton St Louis
Winner Dallas Anaheim Pittsburgh Dallas Edmonton Anaheim Tampa Bay Nashville Montreal Toronto Tampa Bay Edmonton Minnesota Dallas Pittsburgh Washington

NHL Awards

Rankings Sie Morley Jordan Ball Lakshya Jain Dylan Whitehead rznolan Leivo32 Erik Johnsgard East Bay Ry efowle15 cat_hong Haley Van Horn joemcuevas orionredgrave Logan Stark KYLEDEMETRIUS
Rankings Sie Morley Jordan Ball Lakshya Jain Dylan Whitehead rznolan Leivo32 Erik Johnsgard East Bay Ry efowle15 cat_hong Haley Van Horn joemcuevas orionredgrave Logan Stark KYLEDEMETRIUS
Hart Connor McDavid Sidney Crosby Connor McDavid Alex Ovechkin Sidney Crosby Connor Mcdavid Connor McDavid Connor McDavid Connor McDavid Connor McDaivd Connor McDavid Connor McDavid Connor McDavid Sidney Crosby Sidney Crosby
Vezina Scott Darling Carey Price Braden Holtby Devan Dubnyk John Gibson Cam Talbot John Gibson Carey Price Carey Price Braden Holtby Cam Talbot Devan Dubnyk Braden Holtby Cam Talbot Carey Price
Calder Nolan Patrick Nolan Patrick Nico Hischier Tyson Jost Alex DeBrincat Clayton Keller Clayton Keller Brock Boeser Kailer Yamamoto Nico Hischier Charlie McAvoy Josh Ho-Sang Nolan Patrick Nico Hischier Matt Barzal
Norris Erik Karlsson Erik Karlsson Erik Karlsson Brent Burns Erik Karlsson Erik Karlsson Erik Karlsson Victor Hedman Victor Hedman Erik Karlsson Erik Karlsson Ryan Suter Erik Karlsson Brent Burns Victor Hedman
Selke Mikko Koivu Jonathan Toews Patrice Bergeron Mikko Koivu Patrice Bergeron Patrice Bergeron Jonathan Toews Patrice Bergeron Jordan Staal Patrice Bergeron Patrice Bergeron John Tavares Patrice Bergeron Jonathan Toews Patrice Bergeron
Art Ross Connor McDavid Connor McDavid Connor McDavid Connor McDavid Sidney Crosby Auston Matthews Connor McDavid Connor McDavid Connor McDavid Connor McDaivd Connor McDavid Connor McDavid Connor McDavid Sidney Crosby Connor MCDavid
Jack Adams Ken Hitchcock Mike Babcock Mike Babcock Todd McLellan Jon Cooper Mike Babcock Bill Peters Rick Tocchet Ken Hitchcock Mike Babcock Ken Hitchcock Mike Yeo Ken Hitchcock Mike Sullivan Bill Peters
Rocket Richard Auston Matthews Auston Matthews Auston Matthews Auston Matthews Patrik Laine Sidney Crosby Patrik Laine Auston Matthews Nikita Kucherov Auston Matthews Auston Matthews Auston Matthews Auston Matthews Sidney Crosby Vladimir Tarasenko

In true Fear the Fin fashion, not one of us predicted that the Sharks will make it to the Stanley Cup Final this year.

What do you think?