Category: NHL

2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs Second Round Predictions

As the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs rolled around, we made first round predictions based on a slightly modified version of the power ratings we use for other sports. Those predictions did fairly well, going 1 for 2 on upset predictions. Now that the second round is set, we've re-calculated the ratings and forecast the winner and length of the next four series. We're expecting one higher seed to bite the dust. Read more...

2 Upset Predictions For The First Round Of The NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs

Every sport is more exciting during the playoffs, when stakes are high and effort is at a maximum, but perhaps no sport benefits from the increased drama and intensity as much as the NHL. We applied our power ratings methods to the results of the NHL regular season in order to come up with Stanley Cup Playoff predictions. There is one series in each conference that looks ripe for an upset. Read more...