Which team will win the Stanley Cup?
Detroit Red Wings.....37%
San Jose Sharks......32%
New Jersey Devils......16%
[Based on a survey of 324 NHL players]
FAST FACTS: Poll was completed just before the start of the playoffs.... Players could not vote for their own team.... The Pittsburgh Penguins, Cup finalists last season, were one of three teams that tied for sixth at 1.3%.... The Sharks, the NHL's best regular-season team with 117 points, fell behind No. 8 seed and division-rival Anaheim two games to none after dropping two games in San Jose.
This is an NHL poll from the April 27, 2009 issue of Sports Illustrated.
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