The general consensus during the offseason was that half the people wanted some sort of change, and the other half wanted it kept the same. For sake of ease, we're gonna side on the keeping it the same for now. The only difference is adding a shut-out option for 1 pt (to try to encourage you NOT to pick this option ). Obviously, if you pick a shut-out, that is the only pick you get to make, you do not get 2 choices.
Alright, here are the rules:
Each person gets to make two picks per game. One of your picks can be anyone on the team, and your other pick is your 'Dark Horse'. In other words, your Dark Horse is a player who is less likely to score the first goal..or any goal for that matter. The list of ineligible Dark Horses for this season are:
Points are awarded as follows:
*Four points awarded if you pick a player as a Dark Horse
*Two points awarded if you pick a player as your normal pick
*One point awarded if you pick a shutout (Kings get shutout that is)
*An extra point is awarded if you pick the correct situation in which the goal is scored (i.e. EV, PP, SH, PS)
-If you pick the same player as your normal pick and your Dark Horse, your normal pick gets priority.
-You can only pick Kings players to score the first goal of the game..opposing teams do not count.
An example of how your pick should look is:
Dark Horse: Johnson (EV)
Once the game has started, no more picks are allowed. Please make sure to get your picks in ahead of time to be fair to everyone.