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Ottawa Senators' Jason Spezza, center, has his captain's team jersey adjusted by assistant captains Chris Neil, left, and Chris Phillips after he was named the team's captain on Sept. 13. The Senators are Michael Russo's pick to hoist the Stanley Cup this season.

Fred Chartrand, Associated Press

Russo's picks for the playoffs

  • Article by: Michael Russo
  • Star Tribune
  • September 30, 2013 - 9:51 PM

RUSSO PICKS THE PLAYOFFS

Eastern Conference champion: Ottawa

Western Conference champion: St. Louis

Stanley Cup champion: Ottawa. Wait ’til Daniel Alfredsson discovers the Red Wings weren’t better poised than the Senators to win a Cup.

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