Cherry Pickin’: The 2007-08 NHL Season

In anticipation of the new NHL season, here are the Roost’s picks for 2007-08. Just remember, our picks aren’t the only ones that don’t matter.

Stanley Cup Finals Match Up:
Chris- Sharks over Senators
Jon- Rangers over Red Wings
Ryan- Rangers over Sharks
Rich- Sharks over Penguins


Hart Trophy (MVP):
Chris- Joe Thorton, SJ
Jon- Jaromir Jagr, NYR
Ryan- Sidney Crosby, PIT
Rich- Crosby

Vezina Trophy (Top Goalie)
Chris- Ryan Miller, BUF (right)
Jon- Roberto Luongo, VAN
Ryan- Luongo
Rich- Luongo

Calder Trophy (Rookie of the Year)
Chris- Nick Foligno, OTT
Jon- Jonathan Toews, CHI
Ryan- Nicklas Backstrom, WAS (right)
Rich- Toews

Norris Trophy (Top Defenseman)
Chris- Nicklas Lidstrom, DET
Jon- Lidstrom
Ryan- Chris Pronger, ANA
Rich- Lidstrom

Breakout Player
Chris- Brent Seabrook, CHI
Jon- Anze Kopitar, LA
Ryan- Drew Stafford, BUF
Rich- Alex Radulov, NAS

Best Offseason Acquisition
Chris- Vesa Toskala, TOR
Jon- Kimmo Timonen, PHI
Ryan- Dustin Penner, EDM
Rich- Mathieu Schneider, ANA (right)

Surprise Team
Chris- St. Louis Blues
Jon- Florida Panthers
Ryan- Los Angeles Kings
Rich- Chicago Blackhawks

Sabres Leading Scorer
Chris- Thomas Vanek (right)
Jon- Vanek
Ryan- Vanek
Rich- Tim Connolly

Total Goals by Sabres This Season
Chris- 239
Jon- 258
Ryan- 226
Rich- 246