April 10, 2019

Enter SportsFilter's NHL Playoff Pick 'Em: The NHL playoffs begin Wednesday night with five games. Our annual NHL Playoff Pick 'Em has returned. Pick the eight teams that will advance out of the first round and the number of games each series will require along with four prop bets. The winner over the entire playoffs receives a New Era 59Fifty cap of their favorite NHL team.

posted by rcade to hockey at 01:17 AM - 36 comments

My picks:

Stars in 5
Jets in 6
Avalanche in 7
Golden Knights in 6
Lightning in 5
Bruins in 6
Capitals in 7
Islanders in 6
Top goal scorer: Steven Stamkos
Top goalie (save %): Ben Bishop
Team scoring 6: Lightning
Team with shutout: Stars

I'm showing a lot of restraint by not picking Dallas for top scorer too.

posted by rcade at 01:21 AM on April 10

Revised picks:

Stars in 6

posted by rcade at 01:22 AM on April 10

My picks:

Predators in 4
Jets in 6
Flames in 5
Golden Knights in 6
Lightning in 4
Maple Leafs in 7
Capitals in 5
Penguins in 6
Top goal scorer: Ovechkin
Top goalie (save %): Pekka Rinne
Team scoring 6: Golden Knights
Team with shutout: Washington

posted by bender at 01:43 AM on April 10

My picks:

Predators in 5
Jets in 5
Avalanche in 7
Sharks in 6
Lightning in 5
Maple Leafs in 7
Capitals in 4
Penguins in 7
Top goal scorer: A Mathews
Top goalie (save %): Braden Holtby
Team scoring 6: Sharks
Team with shutout: Predators

Thanks rcade the new system is great on the phone. Also if the Leaves and Bruins could both lose that'd be nice.

posted by rumple at 01:49 AM on April 10

My picks:

Predators in 6
Jets in 5
Flames in 7
Golden Knights in 6
Lightning in 6
Maple Leafs in 7
Capitals in 5
Islanders in 7
Top goal scorer: Stamkos
Top goalie (save %): Robin Lehner
Team scoring 6: Lightning
Team with shutout: Islanders

posted by jagsnumberone at 02:17 AM on April 10

Go Isles. That is all/lol.

posted by jagsnumberone at 02:17 AM on April 10

Revised picks:

Lightning in 6

posted by rcade at 02:18 AM on April 10

My picks:

Predators in 5
Jets in 7
Flames in 5
Golden Knights in 7
Lightning in 4
Maple Leafs in 7
Capitals in 5
Penguins in 6
Top goal scorer: Kucherov
Top goalie (save %): Andrei Vasilevskiy
Team scoring 6: Maple Leafs
Team with shutout: Lightning

I definitely like this format for making the picks.

posted by grum@work at 06:39 AM on April 10

My picks:

Stars in 7
Blues in 5
Flames in 5
Golden Knights in 5
Lightning in 6
Bruins in 7
Hurricanes in 7
Islanders in 6
Top goal scorer: John Tavares
Top goalie (save %): Ben Bishop
Team scoring 6: Washington
Team with shutout: Lightning

Diggin the new format, rcade

posted by NoMich at 08:52 AM on April 10

My picks:

Stars in 6
Jets in 5
Flames in 5
Golden Knights in 4
Lightning in 6
Maple Leafs in 7
Capitals in 6
Islanders in 7
Top goal scorer: Gaudreau
Top goalie (save %): Marc-Andre Fleury
Team scoring 6: Lightning
Team with shutout: Blues

Someone has to show the Maple Leaves some love!

posted by jjzucal at 10:12 AM on April 10

My picks:

Predators in 6
Jets in 7
Flames in 5
Sharks in 7
Lightning in 4
Bruins in 4
Capitals in 6
Islanders in 7
Top goal scorer: Tomas Hertl
Top goalie (save %): Andrei Vasilevskiy
Team scoring 6: Lightning
Team with shutout: Predators

Go Flames

posted by prof at 10:18 AM on April 10

My picks:

Predators in 6
Jets in 7
Flames in 6
Golden Knights in 6
Lightning in 5
Bruins in 5
Capitals in 6
Penguins in 7
Top goal scorer: Ovechkin
Top goalie (save %): Andrei Vasilevskiy
Team scoring 6: Bruins
Team with shutout: Stars

Go Jets!

posted by cixelsyd at 11:03 AM on April 10

My picks:

Predators in 5
Blues in 6
Flames in 4
Sharks in 6
Lightning in 4
Bruins in 7
Capitals in 5
Islanders in 7
Top goal scorer: John Tavares
Top goalie (save %): Jordan Binnington
Team scoring 6: Lightning
Team with shutout: Predators

posted by MrFrisby at 11:35 AM on April 10

My picks:

Predators in 5
Blues in 5
Flames in 6
Sharks in 5
Lightning in 4
Bruins in 5
Capitals in 7
Islanders in 7
Top goal scorer: Kucherov
Top goalie (save %): Andrei Vasilevskiy
Team scoring 6: Lightning
Team with shutout: Washington

posted by humtake at 12:01 PM on April 10

My picks:

Predators in 5
Jets in 7
Flames in 4
Sharks in 6
Lightning in 5
Bruins in 6
Capitals in 5
Islanders in 7
Top goal scorer: Ovechkin
Top goalie (save %): Braden Holtby
Team scoring 6: Lightning
Team with shutout: Flames

posted by Jtsec at 12:03 PM on April 10

Revised picks:

Blues in 7
Capitals in 5

posted by humtake at 12:03 PM on April 10

My picks:

Stars in 6
Blues in 7
Flames in 5
Golden Knights in 7
Lightning in 5
Bruins in 7
Hurricanes in 6
Penguins in 5
Top goal scorer: Kucherov
Top goalie (save %): Jordan Binnington
Team scoring 6: Lightning
Team with shutout: Stars

Slick new interface! Well done, rcade.

posted by Ufez Jones at 12:05 PM on April 10

My picks:

Stars in 6
Blues in 6
Flames in 6
Golden Knights in 6
Lightning in 5
Maple Leafs in 7
Capitals in 5
Penguins in 7
Top goal scorer: Nikita Kucherov
Top goalie (save %): Ben Bishop
Team scoring 6: Golden Knights
Team with shutout: Stars

Let's go Devils! #1 draft pick!

posted by werty at 01:13 PM on April 10

My picks:

Predators in 6
Jets in 7
Flames in 5
Golden Knights in 7
Lightning in 4
Bruins in 6
Capitals in 6
Penguins in 7
Top goal scorer: Pastrnak (BOS)
Top goalie (save %): Marc-Andre Fleury
Team scoring 6: Lightning
Team with shutout: Flames

This is the year that I don't pick the Sharks to go all the way, so...maybe I can head down to San Jose to see the cup sometime this summer?

posted by tahoemoj at 01:37 PM on April 10

It's the annual Fritsy sighting!! Yay!!

posted by NoMich at 02:22 PM on April 10

My picks:

Predators in 7
Blues in 6
Flames in 6
Golden Knights in 5
Lightning in 5
Bruins in 7
Capitals in 5
Penguins in 6
Top goal scorer: Nikita Kucherov
Top goalie (save %): Jordan Binnington
Team scoring 6: Lightning
Team with shutout: Golden Knights

Will try and keep up, Ive been in hospital for three weeks and have no idea when I will get out. Have to use community computer so hopefully I will not miss deadlines.

posted by ic23b at 02:24 PM on April 10

My picks:

Predators in 6
Blues in 7
Flames in 5
Golden Knights in 7
Lightning in 4
Bruins in 6
Capitals in 6
Penguins in 6
Top goal scorer: Ovechkin
Top goalie (save %): Andrei Vasilevskiy
Team scoring 6: Lightning
Team with shutout: Predators

posted by geneparmesan at 02:36 PM on April 10

My picks:

Predators in 6
Jets in 7
Flames in 5
Sharks in 7
Lightning in 5
Maple Leafs in 6
Hurricanes in 6
Islanders in 7
Top goal scorer: Mitch Marner
Top goalie (save %): Pekka Rinne
Team scoring 6: Maple Leafs
Team with shutout: Predators

posted by ShayneVL at 02:47 PM on April 10

Get well, ic23b !!

posted by cixelsyd at 03:12 PM on April 10

Revised picks: Top goal scorer: Matthews

posted by ShayneVL at 03:19 PM on April 10

Yeah, ic23b, get well soon. We need you around here

posted by NoMich at 03:37 PM on April 10

My picks:

Predators in 5
Jets in 6
Flames in 5
Sharks in 7
Lightning in 5
Maple Leafs in 7
Capitals in 6
Penguins in 7
Top goal scorer: Ovechkin
Top goalie (save %): Connor Hellebuyck
Team scoring 6: Lightning
Team with shutout: Lightning


Get well ic23b !!

posted by tommytrump at 03:48 PM on April 10

My picks:

Predators in 5
Jets in 7
Flames in 4
Sharks in 6
Lightning in 5
Bruins in 6
Capitals in 5
Islanders in 7
Top goal scorer: Ovechkin
Top goalie (save %): Braden Holtby
Team scoring 6: Lightning
Team with shutout: Flames

posted by Jtsec at 05:14 PM on April 10

Get well soon, ic23b!

The score-6 pick for Lightning is looking pretty good after one period of one game.

posted by rcade at 07:59 PM on April 10

My picks:

Predators in 6
Flames in 5
Sharks in 7
Maple Leafs in 7
Capitals in 5

posted by GalaxiePete at 08:06 PM on April 10

Revised picks:

Sharks in 6

posted by rcade at 08:10 PM on April 10

Get well ic23b

posted by jagsnumberone at 01:15 AM on April 11

Thank you for the "Get Well" wishes.

posted by ic23b at 02:28 PM on April 11

I had not been following the NHL Playoffs Pick 'em, so this is the first I had heard of your illness, ic23b. You are on my prayer list. Get well soon.

posted by Howard_T at 02:45 PM on April 11

NoMich!

posted by MrFrisby at 10:57 PM on April 16

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