The Hockey News Podcast: Previews and Predictions for the Eastern Conference qualifying round

Who will advance to the Round of 16 in the East? We preview and make series predictions for each qualifying-round matchup.
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On the latest Hockey News Podcast, senior writers Ryan Kennedy and Matt Larkin and managing editor Edward Fraser break down all four Eastern Conference play-in round series matchups:

- (5) Pittsburgh Penguins vs. (12) Montreal Canadiens
- (6) Carolina Hurricanes vs. (11) New York Rangers
- (7) New York Islanders vs. (10) Florida Panthers
- (8) Toronto Maple Leafs vs. (9) Columbus Blue Jackets

Series previews include offense, defense, goaltending, intangibles and picking a winner for each matchup.

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