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The Hockey News Podcast: Western Conference Round 1 Playoff Preview

The official playoffs are set to begin in the Edmonton bubble. Which team has the edge in each Western Conference series?
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On the latest Hockey News Podcast, senior writers Ryan Kennedy and Matt Larkin break down all four Western Conference Round 1 playoff matchups:

- (1) Vegas Golden Knights vs. (12) Chicago Blackhawks
- (2) Colorado Avalanche vs. (11) Arizona Coyotes
- (3) Dallas Stars vs. (8) Calgary Flames
- (4) St. Louis Blues vs. (7) Vancouver Canucks

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

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