Scott Burnside and Pierre LeBrun answer some questions related to the 2nd half of the NHL season… Which of these teams will most likely fade out of the playoff picture: Colorado, Phoenix or Nashville?Burnside: I’m not sure any of them will, but I think the Preds are most susceptible to falling just below the Mendoza Line when the dust clears in mid-April. They are currently dealing with the loss of team goal-scoring leader Martin Erat and have historically struggled to score.LeBrun: Keep an eye on the Avs. Hopefully I’m wrong, because I love the way coach Joe Sacco has this team playing, but I worry about the durability of twin 18-year-old centers Matt Duchene and Ryan O’Reilly. Sacco’s system asks a lot of the centers. Craig Anderson’s numbers have dipped a bit after a torrid opening...

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