OAR Go the Distance Against Germany to Secure Gold, Final Results

February 25, 2018
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20-year-old Kirill Kaprizov scored the overtime winner for the Olympic Athletes from Russia to defeat Germany 4-3 in an “instant classic” Olympic hockey gold medal match.

For download: Olympic Ice Hockey Prediction Challenge! 2018.pdf

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Game completed Sunday (Korea Time):

OAR 4 GER 3
Three players had game winner correct
No players had game score correct

Congratulations to Wes on his Gold Medal performance in our game, and to Petr for a close second place finish.

Win or lose, I hope you enjoyed the competition on the ice and in our Prediction Challenge game! – Michael

Overall
1 Wes Zetaruk 382 $30.00
2 Petr Havlik 368 $10.00
3 John Lo 314
4 Michael Poplawski 170
Men’s Gold Medal Game
     
1 Wes Zetaruk 80
2 John Lo 70
Petr Havlik 70
4 Michael Poplawski 10
Men’s Semifinals
1 John Lo 68
2 Petr Havlik 60
Wes Zetaruk 60
4 Michael Poplawski 18
Women’s Gold Medal Game
1 Petr Havlik 90
1 Wes Zetaruk 90
3 John Lo 30
4 Michael Poplawski 20
Men’s Quarterfinals
1 Wes Zetaruk 72
2 Petr Havlik 68
3 John Lo 62
4 Michael Poplawski 34
Women’s Semifinals
1 Michael Poplawski 88
2 John Lo 84
3 Petr Havlik 80
Wes Zetaruk 80

 

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Men’s Gold Medal Game Predictions

February 24, 2018

img-soohorang-ice-hockeyThe final round is upon us!

Our three contenders for the two prize spots (Wes, Petr, John) are all predicting the Olympic Athletes (OAR) to top upstart Germany for Olympic Gold.

Enjoy the hockey, and good luck!

For download: Olympic Ice Hockey Prediction Challenge! 2018 Men’s Gold Medal Game Predictions.pdf

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Men’s Gold Medal Game Prediction Form is available

February 23, 2018

img-soohorang-ice-hockeyThe Prediction Form for the Men’s Gold Medal Game is now available. Please submit your predictions before the deadline shown on the form.

Good luck!

 

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Men’s Semifinals: OAR to meet surprising Germans for Gold

February 23, 2018

Canada’s goaltender Kevin Poulin get beat as Germany opens the scoring in the men’s semifinal in Pyeongchang. (STEVE RUSSELL / TORONTO STAR)

For download: Olympic Ice Hockey Prediction Challenge! 2018 Men’s Semifinals.pdfimg-soohorang-ice-hockeyGames completed Friday (Korea Time):

OAR 3 CZE 0
Three players had game winner correct
No players had game score correct

GER 4 CAN 3
No players had game winner correct
No players had game score correct

Wes continues to have an edge over Petr after four rounds of our game, with John still able to move into a prize spot in the final round.

Overall (400)
     
1 Wes Zetaruk 302
2 Petr Havlik 298
3 John Lo 244
4 Michael Poplawski 160
Men’s Semifinals
1 John Lo 68
2 Petr Havlik 60
Wes Zetaruk 60
4 Michael Poplawski 18
Women’s Gold Medal Game
     
1 Petr Havlik 90
1 Wes Zetaruk 90
3 John Lo 30
4 Michael Poplawski 20
Men’s Quarterfinals
     
1 Wes Zetaruk 72
2 Petr Havlik 68
3 John Lo 62
4 Michael Poplawski 34
Women’s Semifinals
     
1 Michael Poplawski 88
2 John Lo 84
3 Petr Havlik 80
Wes Zetaruk 80

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Men’s Semifinals Predictions

February 22, 2018

img-soohorang-ice-hockeyThe fourth round of our game is upon us, as the two men’s semifinals are played overnight.

Our choices of Canada and the OAR to advance, save for Michael picking the Czechs to upset OAR.

Enjoy the hockey, and good luck!

For download: Olympic Ice Hockey Prediction Challenge! 2018 Men’s Semifinals Predictions.pdf

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Women’s Gold Medal Game: USA Win Thriller to End Canada’s Olympic Dominance

February 21, 2018
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The United States defeated Canada in the women’s hockey final to win its first gold since 1998. © Maddie Meyer/Getty Images

For download: Olympic Ice Hockey Prediction Challenge! 2018 Women’s Gold Medal Game.pdf

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Game completed Thursday (Korea Time):

USA 3 CAN 2
Two players (Petr, Wes) had game winner correct

Wes and Petr hold down the two prize spots after the third round of five in our game.

Overall (300)
     
1 Wes Zetaruk 242
2 Petr Havlik 238
3 John Lo 176
4 Michael Poplawski 142
Women’s Gold Medal Game
     
1 Petr Havlik 90
1 Wes Zetaruk 90
3 John Lo 30
4 Michael Poplawski 20
Men’s Quarterfinals
     
1 Wes Zetaruk 72
2 Petr Havlik 68
3 John Lo 62
4 Michael Poplawski 34
Women’s Semifinals
     
1 Michael Poplawski 88
2 John Lo 84
3 Petr Havlik 80
Wes Zetaruk 80

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Men’s Semifinals Prediction Form is available

February 21, 2018

img-soohorang-ice-hockeyThe Prediction Form for the Men’s Semifinals round is now available and will be updated as all quarterfinalists are determined. Please submit your predictions before the deadline shown on the form. Good luck!

 

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Women’s Gold Medal Game Predictions

February 21, 2018

img-soohorang-ice-hockeyThe third round of our game features the Women’s Final. We are split between Canada and the USA to win!

Enjoy the hockey, and good luck!

For download: Olympic Ice Hockey Prediction Challenge! 2018 Women’s Gold Medal Game Predictions.pdf

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Men’s Quarterfinals: Surprise Germans to meet Canada, OAR to meet the Czechs

February 21, 2018
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Canada has advanced to the semifinals on Friday (CBC, 7:10 a.m. ET) and will meet the surprise Germans.

img-soohorang-ice-hockeyFor download: Olympic Ice Hockey Prediction Challenge! 2018 Men’s Quarterfinals.pdf

Games completed Wednesday (Korea Time):

GER 4 SWE 3
No players had game winner correct
No players had game score correct

CAN 1 FIN 0
All players had game winner correct
No players had game score correct

OAR 6 NOR 1
All players had game winner correct
One player (Wes) had game score correct

CZE 3 USA 2
Three players had game winner correct
One player (Petr) had game score correct.

Wes is our leader after the second round of five in our game..

Overall (200)
1 Wes Zetaruk 152
2 Petr Havlik 148
3 John Lo 146
4 Michael Poplawski 122
Men’s Quarterfinals
     
1 Wes Zetaruk 72
2 Petr Havlik 68
3 John Lo 62
4 Michael Poplawski 34
Women’s Semifinals
     
1 Michael Poplawski 88
2 John Lo 84
3 Petr Havlik 80
Wes Zetaruk 80

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Men’s Quarterfinals Predictions

February 20, 2018

img-soohorang-ice-hockeyThe second round of the game features three matchups where we are unanimous on who will advance: Sweden will beat Germany, Canada will top Finland, and the Olympic Athletes from Russia will win against Norway. Michael is looking for the USA to win against the favoured Czech Republic.

Enjoy the hockey, and good luck!

For download: Olympic Ice Hockey Prediction Challenge! 2018 Men’s Quarterfinals Predictions.pdf

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