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Vote: Who Will Win the Stanley Cup in 2015?  

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List Rules Vote up the teams that actually have a chance to lift the cup. Try not to let your favorite team dictate your choice.

Editor's Note: Voting and Reranking have been closed.

Unlike the other big North American sports, the NHL is by far and away the most unpredictable league. While it's easy to prognosticate what teams will make the playoffs (well, partially because more than half of them do) picking a Stanley Cup winner is a lot more of an art than a science. A team can gallop through the regular season, even taking home the President's Cup for best record, but the only thing that assures you is a pat-on-the-back and home ice advantage. Put it this way, this is something you don't want. Last year's winners, the Los Angeles Kings, were the sixth seed in the Western Conference, and their opponents, the New York Rangers, were fifth in the East. Either way, as 2014's finalists show, hockey is a difficult sport for predictions.

But alas, you can play Doc Emerick or Don Cherry on this list. All 30 teams are listed, so vote for the one you think will be hoisting Lord Stanley's Cup come June. A lot of the favorites should be at the top of this list. Will Pittsburgh bounce back from another disappointing playoff run? Or will Boston and San Jose put shocking playoff defeats behind them?

While we don't know much, here's our chance to give it the old college try. 
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Chicago Blackhawks is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Vote: Who Will Win the Stanley Cup in 2015?
United Center
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New York Rangers is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Vote: Who Will Win the Stanley Cup in 2015?
Madison Square Garden
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St. Louis Blues is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Vote: Who Will Win the Stanley Cup in 2015?
Scottrade Center
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Montreal Canadiens is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Vote: Who Will Win the Stanley Cup in 2015?
Bell Centre
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Tampa Bay Lightning is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Vote: Who Will Win the Stanley Cup in 2015?
Tampa Bay Times Forum
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Detroit Red Wings is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Vote: Who Will Win the Stanley Cup in 2015?
Joe Louis Arena
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New York Islanders is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Vote: Who Will Win the Stanley Cup in 2015?
Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
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Anaheim Ducks is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Vote: Who Will Win the Stanley Cup in 2015?
Honda Center
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Pittsburgh Penguins is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Vote: Who Will Win the Stanley Cup in 2015?
Consol Energy Center
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Los Angeles Kings is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Vote: Who Will Win the Stanley Cup in 2015?
Staples Center
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Nashville Predators is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Vote: Who Will Win the Stanley Cup in 2015?
Bridgestone Arena
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Winnipeg Jets is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Vote: Who Will Win the Stanley Cup in 2015?
MTS Centre
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New Jersey Devils is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Vote: Who Will Win the Stanley Cup in 2015?
Prudential Center
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Vancouver Canucks is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Vote: Who Will Win the Stanley Cup in 2015?
Rogers Arena
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Minnesota Wild is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Vote: Who Will Win the Stanley Cup in 2015?
Xcel Energy Center
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Washington Capitals is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Vote: Who Will Win the Stanley Cup in 2015?
Verizon Center
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Boston Bruins is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Vote: Who Will Win the Stanley Cup in 2015?
TD Bank Garden
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San Jose Sharks is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Vote: Who Will Win the Stanley Cup in 2015?
HP Pavilion
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Ottawa Senators is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Vote: Who Will Win the Stanley Cup in 2015?
Scotiabank Place
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Toronto Maple Leafs is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Vote: Who Will Win the Stanley Cup in 2015?
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Calgary Flames is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Vote: Who Will Win the Stanley Cup in 2015?
Scotiabank Saddledome
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Colorado Avalanche is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Vote: Who Will Win the Stanley Cup in 2015?
Pepsi Center
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Florida Panthers is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Vote: Who Will Win the Stanley Cup in 2015?
BankAtlantic Center
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Dallas Stars is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Vote: Who Will Win the Stanley Cup in 2015?
American Airlines Center
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Edmonton Oilers is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Vote: Who Will Win the Stanley Cup in 2015?
Rexall Place