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01-29-2013, 06:00 PM
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Blackhawks Prediction Game - Blackhawks @ Wild (1/30)

Feel free to join in at any point of the season. Everyone is expected to keep track of their own score. The idea is to guess a few things about what happens in the game in order to accumulate points. Most points at the end of the year gets bragging rights for the year, and maybe I'll throw in some sort of small prize at the end of the year as well. Your answer should be in this format to standardize it and keep it neat and orderly. Here is what your answers should look like, and remember to keep track of your score throughout the season in each post.

My Total Season Points so far: 0
1. First goal scorer: Player name (2 points)
2. Winning team: Team name (1 points - 2 points if you guess the correct score as well as the winning team)
3. 3 stars of the game (based on NHL.com): Player name 1, player name 2, player name 3 (1 point per star)

I (or someone else) will post the answer to each of the 3 categories sometime after the game ends either that night or the next day.

NOTE: Mods, please don't close this thread until the results are posted in here after the game by someone. That way we won't have to open a thread for results each day as well. Message me if you have a problem with this.

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My Total Season Points so far: 13
1. First goal scorer: Saad
2. Winning team: Hawks 3-2
3. 3 stars of the game: Saad, Crawford, Hossa
13 before last game, +2 above = 15

My Total Season Points so far: 15
1. First goal scorer: Kane
2. Winning team: Hawks 3-0 (call me crazy)
3. 3 stars of the game: Crawford, Kane, Saad

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My Total Season Points so far: 11
1. First goal scorer: Sharp
2. Winning team: Hawks 3-2
3. 3 stars of the game: Sharp, Parise, Toews

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8 points
Sharp
Hawks win 4-3
Sharp, Praise Kane

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My Total Season Points so far: 10
1. First goal scorer: Hossa (2 points)
2. Winning team: Hawks, 3-1 (1 points - 2 points if you guess the correct score as well as the winning team)
3. 3 stars of the game (based on NHL.com): Parise, Kane, Hossa (1 point per star)

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Sharp
Hawks win 4-2
Kane, Sharp, Parise

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2. Winning team: Hawks 3-1
3. Three Stars: Kane, Hossa, Keith

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someone in one of the other predic threads said it would be interesting to run a proxy on this (i.e what would happen if the same combination was predicted for every single game in the season...how would that combination work out). the stats background in me has decided that would be interesting to find out...so i propose to (along with my own predictions) do a secondary prediction where i use the same combination for every single game...and see how "phony/proxy account" does over the season.

the combination i propose to use is

My Total Season Points so far: 0
1. First goal scorer: Toews (2 points)
2. Winning team: Hawks, 3-2 (1 points - 2 points if you guess the correct score as well as the winning team)
3. 3 stars of the game (based on NHL.com): Toews, Hossa, Kane (1 point per star)

I didn't pick the ^^ on the basis of previous games this year - i just made it up b/c I think toews, kane, hossa are our best players - and 3-2 seems like a predictable score. I'll keep up the phony/proxy account myself (and go back and calculate the score) - but if anyone thinks the above uniform predictions should be altered let me know.

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01-29-2013, 11:35 PM
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My Total Season Points so far: 11
1. First goal scorer: Kane
2. Winning team: Hawks, 4-2
3. 3 stars of the game: Toews, Kane, Parise

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01-30-2013, 01:30 AM
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My Total Season Points so far: 11
1. First goal scorer: Sharp
2. Winning team: Hawks 3-1
3. 3 stars of the game: Kane, Crawford, Toews

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01-30-2013, 09:49 AM
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Clutterbuck
Hawks 4-3
Sharp, Toews, Parise

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Parise
3-2 Wild
3 stars: Parise, Clutterbuck, Kane

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8 total points this year
First goal scorer: Jonathan Toews
Winner/score: Hawks, 5-3
NHL 3 stars: Kane, Toews, Parise

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Saad
Hawks 4-2
Toews, Sharp, Crawford

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hawks 4-2
parise
parise kane saad

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Hawks 2-1
Toews
Toews, Stalberg, Koivu

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3-2 Hawks
3 stars: Heatley, Leddy, Kane

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1. First goal scorer: Parise
2. Winning team: Blackhawks 4-3
3. 3 stars of the game (based on NHL.com): Parise Sharp Kane

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First goal scorer: Viktor Stalberg
Winning Team: Chicago 4-3
Stars of the game: Zach Parise, Viktor Stalberg, Jonathan Toews

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Parise
Wild 4-2
3 stars: Parise, Gilbert, Harding

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My Season Points so far: 10
First Goal: Sharp
Score: Hawks 4-2
Three Stars: Kane/Parise/Hossa

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1. First Goal Scorer: Sharp
2. Winning team: Hawks 3-1
3. Three Stars: Sharp, Kane, Crawford

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My total season points so far: 7 (forgot to count wins)
First goal scorer: Kane
Score: Hawks 4-1
Three stars: Kane, Heatley, Crawford

Adding to it, I think Saad breaks through tonight.

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Hawks 4-1
Stalberg, Heatley, Toews

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01-31-2013, 01:28 AM
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I got shut out. Still at 5.

3 stars were Backstrom - Clutterbuck - Cullen, fyi.

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