Tag:2012
Posted on: January 26, 2012 11:00 pm
Edited on: January 31, 2012 2:07 am
 

Down the Stretch They Come...NHL 2012

Post All-Star predictions for the 2011-2012 NHL season:


Atlantic

1. Rangers (109)
2. Penguins (104)
3. Flyers (102)
4. Devils (91)
5. Islanders (74)

Northeast

1. Bruins (110)
2. Maple Leafs (95)
3. Senators (92)
4. Sabres (80)
5. Canadiens (75)

Southeast

1. Capitals (99)
2. Panthers (90)
3. Lightning (85)
4. Jets (82)
5. Hurricanes (70)


Eastern Conference Seeds

1. Bruins
2. Rangers
3. Capitals
4. Penguins
5. Flyers
6. Maple Leafs
7. Senators
8. Devils
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9. Panthers
10. Lightning
11. Jets
12. Sabres
13. Canadiens
14. Islanders
15. Hurricanes


Central

1. Red Wings (108)
2. Blackhawks (104)
3. Predators (101)
4. Blues (97)
5. Blue Jackets (60)

Northwest

1. Canucks (104)
2. Flames (89)
3. Avalanche (85)
4. Wild (83)
5. Oilers (71)

Pacific

1. Kings (101)
2. Sharks (99)
3. Ducks (90)
4. Stars (87)
5. Coyotes (78)

Western Conference Seeds

1. Red Wings
2. Canucks
3. Kings
4. Blackhawks
5. Predators
6. Sharks
7. Blues
8. Ducks
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9. Flames
10. Stars
11. Avalanche
12. Wild
13. Coyotes
14. Oilers
15. Blue Jackets


Postseason

Head Pick

Eastern Conference Finals: Penguins over Bruins (6)
Western Conference Finals: Red Wings over Canucks (6)
Stanley Cup Finals: Red Wings over Penguins (6) -- MVP: Pavel Datsyuk

Heart Pick

Eastern Conference Finals: Bruins over Rangers (7)
Western Conference Finals: Red Wings over Blackhawks (5)
Stanley Cup Finals: Red Wings over Bruins (7) -- MVP: Pavel Datsyuk

Gut Pick

Eastern Conference Finals: Rangers over Penguins (6)
Western Conference Finals: Kings over Blackhawks (5)
Stanley Cup Finals: Rangers over Kings (5) -- MVP: Henrik Lundqvist

Funny Bone Pick

Eastern Conference Finals: Maple Leafs over Senators (7)
Western Conference Finals: Sharks over Blues (5)
Stanley Cup Finals: Maple Leafs over Sharks (6) -- MVP: Phil Kessel


Awards

Hart Nominees (*Winner):


Pavel Datsyuk
Claude Giroux
*Evgeni Malkin

Vezina Nominees (*Winner):

Jimmy Howard
*Henrik Lundqvist
Jonathan Quick

Norris Nominees (*Winner):

Zdeno Chara
Ryan Suter
*Shea Weber

Calder Nominees (*Winner):

*Adam Henrique
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins
Matt Read

Selke Nominees (*Winner):

*Patrice Bergeron
Pavel Datsyuk
Ryan O'Reilly

Jack Adams Nominees (*Winner):

*Ken Hitchock (STL)
Claude Julien (BOS)
Paul MacLean (OTT)

Art Ross (1-5):

1. Evgeni Malkin (105)
2. Claude Giroux (97)
3. Pavel Datsyuk (94)
4. Henrik Sedin (92)
5. Steven Stamkos (90)

Maurice Richard (1-5):

1. Steven Stamkos (53)
2. Evgeni Malkin (48)
3. Marian Gaborik (46)
4. Phil Kessel (42)
5. James Neal (40)

Posted on: January 17, 2012 12:48 am
Edited on: February 1, 2012 9:17 am
 

NFL Playoffs 2012 Predictions

I made these picks prior to each round but didn't have a chance to put them up on here. I will continue to make edits until the playoffs are over.

AFC Wild Card Round

6. Bengals 24, 3. Texans 20

5. Steelers 28, 4. Broncos 13

NFC Wild Card Round

3. Saints 38, 6. Lions 35

4. Giants 27, 5. Falcons 17


WILD CARD ROUND RECORD: 2-2


AFC Divisional Round

1. Patriots 31, 4. Broncos 23

2. Ravens 27, 3. Texans 10

NFC Divisional Round

4. Giants 33, 1. Packers 31

3. Saints 27, 2. 49ers 21


DIVISIONAL ROUND RECORD: 3-1

OVERALL RECORD: 5-3


AFC Championship Game

1. Patriots 34, 2. Ravens 20

NFC Championship Game

4. Giants 27, 2. 49ers 23


CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIP GAMES: 2-0

OVERALL RECORD: 7-3


Super Bowl

AFC-1. Patriots 29
NFC-4. Giants 26
MVP: Tom Brady
Category: NFL
Posted on: October 1, 2011 11:41 pm
 

NHL Regular Season 2011-12 Predictions

Okay, the time has come to throw some predictions out there for the upcoming hockey season. I'm going to post the division standings, playoff seedings, the Conference Finals particapents, and the Stanley Cup winner. I'll also throw out my thoughts for the major award winners. Here's what my brain is telling me:


Atlantic

1. Pittsburgh Penguins (105)
2. New York Rangers (99)
3. Philadelphia Flyers (94)
4. New Jersey Devils (90)
5. New York Islanders (80)

Northeast

1. Buffalo Sabres (101)
2. Boston Bruins (97)
3. Montreal Canadiens (89)
4. Toronto Maple Leafs (87)
5. Ottawa Senators (73)

Southeast

1. Washington Capitals (109)
2. Tampa Bay Lightning (95)
3. Carolina Hurricanes (88)
4. Florida Panthers (84)
5. Winnipeg Jets (79)


Eastern Conference Seeds

1. Washington Capitals
2. Pittsburgh Penguins
3. Buffalo Sabres
4. New York Rangers
5. Boston Bruins
6. Tampa Bay Lightning
7. Philadelphia Flyers
8. New Jersey Devils
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9. Montreal Canadiens
10. Carolina Hurricanes
11. Toronto Maple Leafs
12. Florida Panthers
13. New York Islanders
14. Winnipeg Jets
15. Ottawa Senators


Central

1. Detroit Red Wings (105)
2. Chicago Blackhawks (100)
3. Nashville Predators (96)
4. Columbus Blue Jackets (90)
5. St. Louis Blues (87)

Northwest

1. Vancouver Canucks (102)
2. Minnesota Wild (88)
3. Calgary Flames (83)
4. Edmonton Oilers (76)
5. Colorado Avalanche (71)

Pacific

1. Los Angeles Kings (107)
2. San Jose Sharks (99)
3. Anaheim Ducks (90)
4. Phoenix Coyotes (84)
5. Dallas Stars (78)


Western Conference Seeds

1. Los Angeles Kings
2. Detroit Red Wings
3. Vancouver Canucks
4. Chicago Blackhawks
5. San Jose Sharks
6. Nashville Predators
7. Columbus Blue Jackets
8. Anaheim Ducks
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9. Minnesota Wild
10. St. Louis Blues
11. Phoenix Coyotes
12. Calgary Flames
13. Dallas Stars
14. Edmonton Oilers
15. Colorado Avalanche


At this point I'm going to put three predictions down as far as the Conference Finals, Stanley Cup Finals, and the eventual winner: Head pick, heart pick, and gut pick - they are what they sound like (figuratively, not literally).

Head pick:

ECF's: Penguins, Bruins. WCF's: Kings, Blackhawks. SCF's: Penguins, Kings. Winner: Penguins. Conn Smythe: Sidney Crosby.

Heart pick:

ECF's: Penguins, Rangers. WCF's: Red Wings, Blackhawks. SCF's: Penguins, Red Wings. Winner: Red Wings. Conn Smythe: Pavel Datsyuk.

Gut pick:

ECF's: Capitals, Sabres. WCF's: Kings, Sharks. SCF's: Capitals, Kings. Winner: Kings. Conn Smythe: Jonathan Quick.


Regular Season Award Winners:

Hart:
Evgeni Malkin (PIT)
Vezina: Henrik Lundqvist (NYR)
Norris: Shea Weber (NSH)
Calder: Nino Niederreiter (NYI)
Selke: Pavel Datsyuk (DET)
Adams: Lindy Ruff (BUF)
Lindsay: Alex Ovechkin (WSH)
Richard: Alex Ovechkin (WSH)
Art Ross: Evgeni Malkin (PIT)
Jennings: Henrik Lundqvist (NYR)


Category: NHL
 
 
 
 
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