NHL Playoffs Pick 'Em, round 2 results.: Plus round 3 rules inside
posted by NoMich to fantasy at 07:47 PM - 28 comments
posted by NoMich at 07:48 PM on May 05
Round 3 rules are as follows: - 2 points for picking the team that wins its series. - 1 bonus point for picking the correct number of games a series lasts (You still have to get the series winner right). - 2 points each for picking the player from either team who scores the most goals in the series (pick one from each team, possible for 4 points here). - 5 bonus points for getting all picks correct in a series (that's getting the winning team right, the series length right and both goal scorers right). Some serious points can be won here.
posted by NoMich at 07:52 PM on May 05
My picks: Eastern Conference Pittsburgh (Malkin) over Philadelphia (Briere) in 7 games. Western Conference Detroit (Datsyuk) over Dallas (Morrow) in 6 games. Thus setting up the NHL's dream Cup Finals. Sid v. the mighty Red Wings.
posted by NoMich at 07:54 PM on May 05
East: Pittsburgh (Malkin) over Philadelphia (Richards) in 5 games West: Detroit (Zetterberg) over Dallas (Lehtinen) in 6 games
posted by BoKnows at 08:20 PM on May 05
Detroit in 5 Zetterberg, Morrow Pittsburgh in 7 Hossa, Briere (though I'm tempted to go with Umberger, but I think that was just a total fluke)
posted by mkn at 09:02 PM on May 05
And here's the (not up to date) Confidence Pool leaderboard, since it's been bumped off the front page.
posted by mkn at 09:05 PM on May 05
OK, I think I've spotted you all enough of a lead. Detroit (Zetterberg) over Dallas (Morrow) in 5 games Philadelphia (Briere) over Pittsburgh (Malkin) in 7 games
posted by Amateur at 09:10 PM on May 05
Well, I can't win the confidence pool, and I'm doomed in this one unless I go underdogs and longshots from here on out. Oh well, let's go for gold! East: Pittsburgh (Crosby) over Philadelphia (Briere) in 4 games Dallas (Morrow) over Detroit (Franzen) in 4 games.
posted by grum@work at 10:39 PM on May 05
Philly (Briere) over Pitt (Crosby) in 6 games Dallas (Morrow) over Detroit (Datsyuk) in 6 games
posted by HATER 187 at 01:16 AM on May 06
Eastern Conference Philadelphia (Richards) over Pittsburgh (Crosby) in 5 games. Western Conference Detroit (Zetterberg) over Dallas (Morrow) in 5 games.
posted by 86 at 07:21 AM on May 06
Philadelphia (Richards) over Pittsburgh (Crosby) in 5 games. Dallas (Morrow) over Detroit (Datsyuk) in 6 games
posted by Folkways at 07:58 AM on May 06
The confidence pool has been updated. Pittsburgh (Crosby) over Philadephia (Lupul) in 5 Detroit (Franzen) over Dallas (Modano) in 6
posted by Ying Yang Mafia at 02:33 PM on May 06
I am basically in the basement in all pools so....here goes nothing. In the Battle of the D cities (alphabetical not grades) wings (Zetterberg) over stars (Morrow) in 7 games In the Battle for Penn's Wood (or the P cities) flightless birds (Crosby) over flyers (Richards) in 6 games
posted by Monica Poland at 02:36 PM on May 06
MP-No complaining about being a cellar dweller when yer steppin' on my head! Wings (Zetterberg) over Stars (Richards) in 5. Pens (Malone) over Flyers (Briere) in 6. I know y'all are trembling at my mad prognosticatin' skills
posted by tahoemoj at 06:59 PM on May 06
I am perfectly fine with the Wings over the Stars in five actually.
posted by Ying Yang Mafia at 09:33 PM on May 06
Wings (Franzen) over Dallas (Morrow) in 5 Penguins (Hossa) over Flyers (Umberger) in 5 Can I still get the Costanza?
posted by rumple at 10:16 PM on May 07
Not with those picks.
posted by NoMich at 07:04 AM on May 08
Philadephia (Lupul) over Pittsburgh (Hossa) in 7 Dallas (Morrow) over Detroit (Zetterberg) in 6
posted by MrFrisby at 11:53 AM on May 08
Sorry rumple and Fritsy, but you two were too late with your picks. You are automatically disqualified from this contest. You two guys plus BoKnows, 86, Folkways and mkn are all out. Guess makes me the new leader.
posted by NoMich at 07:38 PM on May 08
That plan works for me.
posted by Ying Yang Mafia at 10:01 PM on May 08
Oh yeah, you're out too.
posted by NoMich at 10:29 PM on May 08
Rightly so, I guess, since you're making up stats anyway.
posted by BoKnows at 11:37 PM on May 08
The chart above shows that I picked Philadelphia to win the Colorado / Detroit series... And got it right! That has to be worth a x2 points multiplier based on degree of difficulty. I now have 32 points.
posted by 86 at 09:00 AM on May 09
Oops. What else did I eff up?
posted by NoMich at 10:31 AM on May 09
Tahoe I'm only steppin on your head because of the alphabet.
posted by Monica Poland at 10:49 AM on May 09
posted by NoMich at 04:14 PM on May 09
Tahoe I'm only steppin on your head because of the alphabet. Monica, when it comes to these things, take any advantage you can. NoMich, I didn't bother looking up who the highest goal scorers were, but other than that, you have/had all my picks right. I still think that I should have received and extra point or two though in the first round for being the only person to correctly pick Sykora. Oh, and now your gonna give an extra five points for correctly picking every part of a series. You bastard.
posted by MrFrisby at 07:53 PM on May 09
I also want some second-round points because I would have got it all correct. Except for Philadelphia. And Dallas. And Franzen. And Morrow.
posted by Amateur at 08:37 PM on May 09
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