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Round 2 Of Your Chance To Be An Expert

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Before we move ahead to the Conference Semi-Finals, why don’t you check out how your predictions turned out for the first round of the playoffs.

If someone could do a calculation of who had the most right and leave it in the comments below, that would be great and appreciated.

Just like the last round, a template is below, just copy and paste and then put your answers in the appropriate spots.

Since the first puck drops on Round 2 Friday night, (Nashville/Phoenix), it would be great if you can get your answers in before the game starts.

Predict the outcome of each Conference Semi-Finals series and for special credit, feel free to include how many games it will take for each series.

Eastern Conference

1) NYR vs. 7) WSH

5) PHI vs. 6) NJ

Western Conference

2) STL vs. 8) LA

3) PHX vs.4) NSH

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Ducksworth's avatar

Eastern Conference

1) NYR vs. 7) WSH - NYR in 7

5) PHI vs. 6) NJ - PHI in 5

Western Conference

2) STL vs. 8) LA - LA in 6

3) PHX vs.4) NSH - NSH in 6

Posted by Ducksworth from Brownstown, MI on 04/27/12 at 01:56 AM ET

NHLJeff's avatar

Eastern Conference

1) NYR vs. 7) WSH - NYR in 6

5) PHI vs. 6) NJ - PHI in 6

Western Conference

2) STL vs. 8) LA - LA in 6

3) PHX vs.4) NSH - NSH in 7

Posted by NHLJeff from Pens fan in Chicago, IL on 04/27/12 at 01:56 AM ET

HockeyFanOhio's avatar

Holy crap, I sucked in the first round.

Eastern Conference

1) NYR vs. 7) WSH - NYR in 6

5) PHI vs. 6) NJ - PHI in 5

Western Conference

2) STL vs. 8) LA - LA in 7

3) PHX vs.4) NSH - NSH in 6

Posted by HockeyFanOhio from Central Ohio on 04/27/12 at 03:13 AM ET

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Western Conf.:

Blows in 7
Yotes in 6

Eastern Conf.:

Philly in 7
Caps in 7

Posted by godblender on 04/27/12 at 03:41 AM ET

Thag's avatar

Eastern Conference

1) NYR vs. 7) WSH - WSH in 5

5) PHI vs. 6) NJ - PHI in 5

Western Conference

2) STL vs. 8) LA - LA in 7

3) PHX vs.4) NSH - NSH in 5

Posted by Thag from DC on 04/27/12 at 07:21 AM ET

Rdwings28's avatar

I only had the Blueshirts, Blooes, and Kings for round one. Dare I try again?

OK . Lundquist in 6

Flyers in 6

Kings in 7

Desert Dogs 7

Posted by Rdwings28 on 04/27/12 at 08:38 AM ET

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1) NYR vs. 7) WSH - NYR in 6

5) PHI vs. 6) NJ - PHI in 6

Western Conference

2) STL vs. 8) LA - LA in 7

3) PHX vs.4) NSH - NSH in 5

Posted by Iggy_Rules on 04/27/12 at 10:05 AM ET

phillyd's avatar

Paul, Here’s the results. First place goes to Thag as he got 7 of 8 picks right, missing only NYR over Ottawa. Myself and edillac were tied for second. The rest are below. Sorry I couldn’t format it better, probably would do better as an HTML table.

 

 

Name   NYR/OTT   BOS/WSH   FLA/NJ   PIT/PHI   VAN/LA   STL/SJ   PHX/CHI   NSH/DET   Correct
Thag   OTT   WSH   NJ   PHI   LA   STL   PHX   NSH   7
phillyd   NYR   BOS   NJ   PHI   VAN   STL   PHX   NSH   6
edillac   NYR   WSH   NJ   PHI   VAN   STL   PHX   DET   6
AJ   NYR   BOS   NJ   PIT   VAN   STL   PHX   NSH   5
larry   NYR   BOS   NJ   PIT   LA   STL   CHI   NSH   5
Flashtastick56   NYR   BOS   NJ   PIT   LA   STL   CHI   NSH   5
Joe Z   OTT   WSH   NJ   PIT   LA   STL   PHX   DET   5
hockeychic   NYR   BOS   NJ   PHI   VAN   STL   PHX   DET   5
jayskate   NYR   WSH   NJ   PIT   VAN   STL   PHX   DET   5
UMFan   NYR   BOS   FLA   PHI   LA   STL   PHX   DET   5
BettmenSucks79   NYR   BOS   NJ   PHI   VAN   STL   PHX   DET   5
stonehandle-78   NYR   BOS   NJ   PHI   VAN   STL   PHX   DET   5
NHLJeff   NYR   BOS   NJ   PIT   VAN   SJ   PHX   NSH   4
jimathor   NYR   BOS   NJ   PHI   VAN   SJ   CHI   NSH   4
gretzky_to_lemieux   NYR   BOS   NJ   PIT   LA   STL   CHI   DET   4
Alzy   NYR   BOS   NJ   PHI   VAN   STL   CHI   DET   4
Them Bones   NYR   BOS   NJ   PIT   LA   STL   CHI   DET   4
Red Winger   NYR   BOS   NJ   PIT   VAN   STL   CHI   NSH   4
Moose Moss   NYR   BOS   NJ   PIT   VAN   SJ   PHX   NSH   4
awould   NYR   BOS   NJ   PIT   LA   SJ   PHX   DET   4
brandon   NYR   BOS   NJ   PIT   VAN   STL   PHX   DET   4
RedMenace   NYR   BOS   FLA   PHI   VAN   STL   CHI   NSH   4
Itrsuteddrrahamni   NYR   WSH   NJ   PIT   VAN   STL   CHI   DET   4
Ducksworth   NYR   BOS   NJ   PHI   VAN   STL   CHI   DET   4
Matt Fry   NYR   WSH   FLA   PIT   VAN   SJ   CHI   NSH   3
CaptainDennisPolonich   NYR   BOS   NJ   PIT   VAN   SJ   CHI   NSH   3
aboerman   NYR   BOS   NJ   PIT   VAN   STL   CHI   DET   3
Peter10   NYR   BOS   NJ   PHI   VAN   SJ   CHI   DET   3
Rdwings28   NYR   BOS   FLA   PIT   LA   STL   CHI   DET   3
HockeFanOhio   NYR   BOS   NJ   PIT   VAN   STL   CHI   DET   3
DocF   NYR   BOS   NJ   PIT   VAN   STL   CHI   DET   3
ChiHawksFanInOk   NYR   BOS   NJ   PIT   VAN   STL   CHI   DET   3
bcjbencard   NYR   BOS   NJ   PIT   VAN   STL   CHI   DET   3
Better Than Life   NYR   BOS   FLA   PHI   LA   SJ   CHI   DET   3
quibell 17   NYR   BOS   NJ   PIT   VAN   STL   CHI   DET   3
Mandingo   NYR   BOS   NJ   PIT   VAN   SJ   CHI   NSH   3
Hockeytown Wax   NYR   BOS   NJ   PIT   VAN   STL   CHI   DET   3
phillyphever   OTT   BOS   NJ   PHI   VAN   STL   CHI   DET   3
Ben Mast   NYR   BOS   NJ   PIT   VAN   SJ   CHI   DET   2
John W.  NYR   BOS   NJ   PIT   VAN   SJ   CHI   DET   2
pelonshark   NYR   BOS   NJ   PIT   VAN   SJ   CHI   DET   2
Puck   NYR   BOS   FLA   PIT   VAN   STL   CHI   DET   2

Posted by phillyd from Southern New Jersey on 04/27/12 at 10:44 AM ET

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Now for my second round picks:

Eastern Conference

1) NYR vs. 7) WSH - WSH in 6

5) PHI vs. 6) NJ - PHI in 5

Western Conference

2) STL vs. 8) LA - LA in 6

3) PHX vs.4) NSH - NSH in 6

Posted by phillyd from Southern New Jersey on 04/27/12 at 10:46 AM ET

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Eastern Conference

1) NYR vs. 7) WSH   NYR in 7

5) PHI vs. 6) NJ     PHI in 6 (ugh)

Western Conference

2) STL vs. 8) LA   LA in 7

3) PHX vs.4) NSH   NSH in 6

With how strong the goaltending has been for the 4 teams in the west it wont suprise me to see any of those teams in the final

Posted by JT from Pitt on 04/27/12 at 11:31 AM ET

RedMenace's avatar

Ugh, I did poorly in the first round, but in my defense there were some decent upsets… wink

Eastern Conference

1) NYR vs. 7) WSH - Rangers in 5

5) PHI vs. 6) NJ - Flyers in 4

Western Conference

2) STL vs. 8) LA - Blues in 6

3) PHX vs.4) NSH - Predators in 5

Posted by RedMenace from the Church of Jesus Lashoff on 04/27/12 at 11:51 AM ET

Paul's avatar

phillyd, thanks for the update from last round and Thag with 7 of 8 is great ans so is 6 of 8, that’s not easy to do either.

Posted by Paul from Motown Area on 04/27/12 at 12:28 PM ET

jayskate's avatar

Eastern Conference

1) NYR vs. 7) WSH   WSH in 7

5) PHI vs. 6) NJ       PHI in 4

Western Conference

2) STL vs. 8) LA     STL in 6

3) PHX vs.4) NSH   NSH in 6

Posted by jayskate from Newfoundland, Canada on 04/27/12 at 12:35 PM ET

aaron in phoenix's avatar

Eastern Conference

1) NYR vs. 7) WSH - NYR in 5

5) PHI vs. 6) NJ - NJ in 6

Western Conference

2) STL vs. 8) LA - STL in 6

3) PHX vs.4) NSH - PHX in 7

Posted by aaron in phoenix from Section 102 on 04/27/12 at 12:53 PM ET

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Eastern Conference

1) NYR vs. 7) WSH - NYR in 7

5) PHI vs. 6) NJ - PHI in 5

Western Conference

2) STL vs. 8) LA - LA in 6

3) PHX vs.4) NSH - PHX in 7

Posted by RJPinAZ from Hockeydale, Arizona on 04/27/12 at 01:08 PM ET

BrendonR's avatar

Eastern Conference

1) NYR vs. 7) WSH — WSH in 5

5) PHI vs. 6) NJ — PHI in 7

Western Conference

2) STL vs. 8) LA — LA in 5

3) PHX vs.4) NSH — PHX in 6

Posted by BrendonR on 04/27/12 at 01:16 PM ET

tkfergy's avatar

Eastern Conference

1) NYR vs. 7) WSH - NYR in 5

5) PHI vs. 6) NJ - PHI in 7

Western Conference

2) STL vs. 8) LA - LA in 6

3) PHX vs.4) NSH - NSH in 6

Posted by tkfergy on 04/27/12 at 01:32 PM ET

mrfluffy's avatar

1) NYR vs. 7) WSH - NYR in 6

5) PHI vs. 6) NJ - PHI in 6

Western Conference

2) STL vs. 8) LA - STL in 6

3) PHX vs.4) NSH - NSH in 6

I’m sticking with Nashville, but given how Smith was against the Hawks…the PHX-NSH series will depend greatly on which goaltender is the hottest.

Posted by mrfluffy from A wide spot on I-90 in Montana on 04/27/12 at 04:06 PM ET

MarkK's avatar

Eastern Conference

1) NYR vs. 7) WSH Caps in 6

5) PHI vs. 6) NJ Flyers in 6

Western Conference

2) STL vs. 8) LA Blues in 6

3) PHX vs.4) NSH Preds in 6

Sixes wild.

Posted by MarkK from Maryland on 04/27/12 at 05:16 PM ET

hockeychic's avatar

Eastern Conference

1) NYR vs. 7) WSH - NYR in seven
5) PHI vs. 6) NJ - PHI in five

Western Conference

2) STL vs. 8) LA - STL in six

3) PHX vs.4) NSH - Nashville in six

Posted by hockeychic from Denver, CO on 04/27/12 at 06:27 PM ET

hockeychic's avatar

phillyd - thanks for posting the results.  Congrats to the top finishers!  This first round was pretty bizarre.

Posted by hockeychic from Denver, CO on 04/27/12 at 06:28 PM ET

phillyphever's avatar

Wow I sucked. Anyway:

Eastern Conference

1) NYR vs. 7) WSH: Washington in 7

5) PHI vs. 6) NJ: Philly in 6

Western Conference

2) STL vs. 8) LA: St. Louis in 7

3) PHX vs.4) NSH: Nashville in 5

Posted by phillyphever on 04/27/12 at 06:35 PM ET

statelouis26's avatar

NYR vs. WAS - Rangers in 6
NJ vs. PHI-Flyers in 5
STL vs. LA-Kings in 7
NAS vs. PHO-Predators in 6.

Posted by statelouis26 from Detroit, MI on 04/27/12 at 06:39 PM ET

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NYR vs WAS-RAN IN 6
PHI vs NJ-PHI IN 7
STL vs LA-STL IN 7
NAS vs PHO-NAS IN 6

Posted by Jjoseph from St.Louis on 04/27/12 at 07:04 PM ET

awould's avatar

Eastern Conference

1) NYR vs. 7) WSH—- NYR in 6

5) PHI vs. 6) NJ—- PHI in 6

Western Conference

2) STL vs. 8) LA——STL in 7

3) PHX vs.4) NSH——NSH in 5

Posted by awould on 04/27/12 at 07:27 PM ET

quibell_17's avatar

Eastern Conference

1) NYR vs. 7) WSH

Washington in 7.

5) PHI vs. 6) NJ

Philadelphia in 6.

Western Conference

2) STL vs. 8) LA
STL in 7
3) PHX vs.4) NSH
NSH in 5.

Posted by quibell_17 from Portland OR on 04/27/12 at 09:23 PM ET

yzer19man's avatar

Eastern Conference

1) NYR vs. 7) WSH - New York in 7

5) PHI vs. 6) NJ - PHI in 6

Western Conference

2) STL vs. 8) LA - STL in 7

3) PHX vs.4) NSH -NSH in 6

Posted by yzer19man from Chicago, IL on 04/28/12 at 01:41 AM ET

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