Ten analysts predicted the winner of this year's SHL/XHL Cup (SHL Cup)
Pros/Cons of each winning selection
- Pros: Record-breaking power play, offensive done development is outstanding.
- Cons: Defense is more offensive-based rather than defensive-based, at least the bottom 4.
- Pros: Well versed, all around team, firing on all cylinders.
- Cons: Bottom 10 are primarily defensive based whereas Top 10 are offensive-based.
- Pros: Sleeper defender, Branton's offensive strategies woke up this season
- Cons: Rick Dumon as starter for playoffs first-time, defensive downfall.
- Pros: Offensively sharp, exceptional two-way strategy. Graham Grant finished season hot.
- Cons: Defensive-based Top 10, Bottom 10 focuses less on two-way strength.
- Pros: Well-developed team consisting of great offense and defense.
- Cons: Tyson Schauss under pressure, inexperienced rookies in playoffs.
- Pros: Best defense in the league, and exceptional scoring two-way plays.
- Cons: Despite the significant defense, one injury could cripple the chain.
- Pros: Taoshi Kobasigawa on a mission, offense and defense are surging.
- Cons: Inexperienced rookies in playoffs, Bottom 10 scoring chances.