stanleycup2023It’s here! Welcome to the Stanley Cup Playoffs!

And welcome to Leslie and Marc, our two first-time Prediction Challenge! players.

Our Game

With 17 players, we’re playing for a top prize of $85.00 and subsidiary prizes down to fourth place.

We have a heavy favourite in each series, with the Florida Panthers, Seattle Kraken and Los Angeles Kings having one player looking for a big upset

Our predictions are summarized below.

Series Picks Average # of Games
BOS 16 FLA 1 5.41
TOR 13 TBL 4 6.47
CAR 12 NYI 5 6.00
NJD 3 NYR 14 6.35
COL 16 SEA 1 5.76
DAL 12 MIN 5 6.29
VEG 12 WPG 5 6.18
EDM 16 LAK 1 6.35

Please ensure that I have transcribed your predictions correctly and enjoy the start of the Stanley Cup Playoffs!

Game on!

For download (PDF)

Stanley Cup Playoffs Prediction Challenge! 2023 First Round Predictions

How to follow the Prediction Challenge!

Please look for (near-)daily updates on our game throughout the playoffs at the Prediction Challenges Web site under the Stanley Cup Playoffs menu. Forms for each round and Rules information can also be found under the menu.

I send emails to all players at the beginning and end of each round and when the forms are published as a courtesy; please remember that everything you need to play and follow your progress can be found at the web site.

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