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Re: Other NHL games

Postby nocera on Sun Apr 21, 2013 9:38 pm

Jackets now 3 points ahead of Detroit for the final spot.
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Re: Other NHL games

Postby Pavel Bure on Sun Apr 21, 2013 9:38 pm

Firebird wrote:2012-13 44 GP 12G 14A 26P +7 10PIM
With 2 goals tonight in a pivotal game vs the Sharks

Mark Letestu leading the team in goals, second in points, second in +/-

Another failure by Shero. :pop: :slug:
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Re: Other NHL games

Postby sharpshootr55 on Sun Apr 21, 2013 9:40 pm

What a **** move by Backes.
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Re: Other NHL games

Postby Sigwolf on Sun Apr 21, 2013 9:48 pm

nocera wrote:Jackets now 3 points ahead of Detroit for the final spot.


Not as good as it looks, as Detroit has 2 games in hand, and the tie breaker as it stands. Really, Columbus only has a two point lead while spotting Detroit two extra games. They need serious help from Detroit's opponents, and 3 of Detroit's last 4 games are at home... I'm not giving up hope for the Jackets, and tonights win was huge, but they are still a lonnnng shot to make it.
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Re: Other NHL games

Postby PPenguinsFan66 on Sun Apr 21, 2013 10:00 pm

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Re: Other NHL games

Postby nocera on Sun Apr 21, 2013 10:04 pm

Sigwolf wrote:
nocera wrote:Jackets now 3 points ahead of Detroit for the final spot.


Not as good as it looks, as Detroit has 2 games in hand, and the tie breaker as it stands. Really, Columbus only has a two point lead while spotting Detroit two extra games. They need serious help from Detroit's opponents, and 3 of Detroit's last 4 games are at home... I'm not giving up hope for the Jackets, and tonights win was huge, but they are still a lonnnng shot to make it.


Dang. Didn't think to check number of games played. Thanks.
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Re: Other NHL games

Postby Kovy27 on Sun Apr 21, 2013 10:13 pm

Sigwolf wrote:
nocera wrote:Jackets now 3 points ahead of Detroit for the final spot.


Not as good as it looks, as Detroit has 2 games in hand, and the tie breaker as it stands. Really, Columbus only has a two point lead while spotting Detroit two extra games. They need serious help from Detroit's opponents, and 3 of Detroit's last 4 games are at home... I'm not giving up hope for the Jackets, and tonights win was huge, but they are still a lonnnng shot to make it.


So, I'm just throwing this out there. Minnesota is free falling. It is very possible that they could be the team that falls out.

Minnesota: LA, Edmonton, at Colorado -- 51
Lumbus: at Dallas, Nashville -- 51
Dallas: at SJ, Lumbus, Detroit -- 48
Detroit: Phoenix, LA, Nashville, at Dallas -- 48
Phoenix: at Detroit, SJ, Colorado, at Anaheim -- 46
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Re: Other NHL games

Postby Kovy27 on Sun Apr 21, 2013 10:49 pm

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Re: Other NHL games

Postby Sigwolf on Sun Apr 21, 2013 11:15 pm

Kovy27 wrote:
Sigwolf wrote:
nocera wrote:Jackets now 3 points ahead of Detroit for the final spot.


Not as good as it looks, as Detroit has 2 games in hand, and the tie breaker as it stands. Really, Columbus only has a two point lead while spotting Detroit two extra games. They need serious help from Detroit's opponents, and 3 of Detroit's last 4 games are at home... I'm not giving up hope for the Jackets, and tonights win was huge, but they are still a lonnnng shot to make it.


So, I'm just throwing this out there. Minnesota is free falling. It is very possible that they could be the team that falls out.

Minnesota: LA, Edmonton, at Colorado -- 51
Lumbus: at Dallas, Nashville -- 51
Dallas: at SJ, Lumbus, Detroit -- 48
Detroit: Phoenix, LA, Nashville, at Dallas -- 48
Phoenix: at Detroit, SJ, Colorado, at Anaheim -- 46


I agree about Minnesota's recent play, but even they have a game in hand, and more ROWs, against Columbus. Realistically, the Jackets need to win out, and still need help to make the playoffs. It's possible, but with only 2 games left for them, it's just not in their hands. The only plus is that half of Detroit's remaining games are against other teams struggling to make it. If Detroit, Dallas, and Phoenix can split regulation victories, and Columbus takes care of business against Dallas, they just may make it. There's and awful lot of scenarios left for the final two playoff spots in the west...
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Re: Other NHL games

Postby Tomas on Sun Apr 21, 2013 11:41 pm

If Columbus wins out, there is 92% chance of making play-offs.
3 points: 60.3% chance.
1-1: 32.4%
0-0-2: 27.3%

http://www.sportsclubstats.com/NHL/West ... umbus.html
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Re: Other NHL games

Postby Kovy27 on Mon Apr 22, 2013 6:09 am

Sigwolf wrote:
Kovy27 wrote:
Sigwolf wrote:
nocera wrote:Jackets now 3 points ahead of Detroit for the final spot.


Not as good as it looks, as Detroit has 2 games in hand, and the tie breaker as it stands. Really, Columbus only has a two point lead while spotting Detroit two extra games. They need serious help from Detroit's opponents, and 3 of Detroit's last 4 games are at home... I'm not giving up hope for the Jackets, and tonights win was huge, but they are still a lonnnng shot to make it.


So, I'm just throwing this out there. Minnesota is free falling. It is very possible that they could be the team that falls out.

Minnesota: LA, Edmonton, at Colorado -- 51
Lumbus: at Dallas, Nashville -- 51
Dallas: at SJ, Lumbus, Detroit -- 48
Detroit: Phoenix, LA, Nashville, at Dallas -- 48
Phoenix: at Detroit, SJ, Colorado, at Anaheim -- 46


I agree about Minnesota's recent play, but even they have a game in hand, and more ROWs, against Columbus. Realistically, the Jackets need to win out, and still need help to make the playoffs. It's possible, but with only 2 games left for them, it's just not in their hands. The only plus is that half of Detroit's remaining games are against other teams struggling to make it. If Detroit, Dallas, and Phoenix can split regulation victories, and Columbus takes care of business against Dallas, they just may make it. There's and awful lot of scenarios left for the final two playoff spots in the west...


Honestly, I can see Minnesota going 1-2, Columbus going 2-0, Dallas going 2-1, Detroit going 1-3, and Phoenix going 2-2. Detroit's road is definitely the toughest with 3 games against playoff or fighting for playoff teams.
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Re: Other NHL games

Postby Gaucho on Mon Apr 22, 2013 4:57 pm

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Re: Other NHL games

Postby columbia on Mon Apr 22, 2013 4:58 pm

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Re: Other NHL games

Postby pens#1 on Mon Apr 22, 2013 7:43 pm

Jets tied at 1 with sabers
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Re: Other NHL games

Postby pens#1 on Mon Apr 22, 2013 8:19 pm

Jets up 2-1
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Re: Other NHL games

Postby pens#1 on Mon Apr 22, 2013 8:33 pm

Jets win
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Re: Other NHL games

Postby Sigwolf on Mon Apr 22, 2013 9:31 pm

Kovy27 wrote:
Sigwolf wrote:
Kovy27 wrote:
Sigwolf wrote:
nocera wrote:Jackets now 3 points ahead of Detroit for the final spot.


Not as good as it looks, as Detroit has 2 games in hand, and the tie breaker as it stands. Really, Columbus only has a two point lead while spotting Detroit two extra games. They need serious help from Detroit's opponents, and 3 of Detroit's last 4 games are at home... I'm not giving up hope for the Jackets, and tonights win was huge, but they are still a lonnnng shot to make it.


So, I'm just throwing this out there. Minnesota is free falling. It is very possible that they could be the team that falls out.

Minnesota: LA, Edmonton, at Colorado -- 51
Lumbus: at Dallas, Nashville -- 51
Dallas: at SJ, Lumbus, Detroit -- 48
Detroit: Phoenix, LA, Nashville, at Dallas -- 48
Phoenix: at Detroit, SJ, Colorado, at Anaheim -- 46


I agree about Minnesota's recent play, but even they have a game in hand, and more ROWs, against Columbus. Realistically, the Jackets need to win out, and still need help to make the playoffs. It's possible, but with only 2 games left for them, it's just not in their hands. The only plus is that half of Detroit's remaining games are against other teams struggling to make it. If Detroit, Dallas, and Phoenix can split regulation victories, and Columbus takes care of business against Dallas, they just may make it. There's and awful lot of scenarios left for the final two playoff spots in the west...


Honestly, I can see Minnesota going 1-2, Columbus going 2-0, Dallas going 2-1, Detroit going 1-3, and Phoenix going 2-2. Detroit's road is definitely the toughest with 3 games against playoff or fighting for playoff teams.


The problem with that prediction (besides Columbus at 2-0, which is a stretch) is Detroit going 1-3. Sure I have hindsight of tonight's game, but they destroyed Phoenix 4-0, and there is no way they are losing three straight to miss the playoffs. As I said, it is just not in Columbus' hands. They have been playing great hockey since the deadline, but they had a heck of a hole from which to crawl. They need to play out their @$#, and they still need help.

Edit... don't forget, discounting Detroit going 0 for their last 3, Columbus loses the ROW tiebreaker with both Minnesota and Detroit.
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Re: Other NHL games

Postby Guido on Mon Apr 22, 2013 9:33 pm

I'd love to see the Jets make it. Especially if it is at the expense of the Rangers or Senators.
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Re: Other NHL games

Postby nocera on Mon Apr 22, 2013 9:47 pm

Come on, Hawks. I want nothing to do with that Presidents Trophy.
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Re: Other NHL games

Postby MRandall25 on Mon Apr 22, 2013 9:50 pm

Hawks can't clinch because we won.
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Re: Other NHL games

Postby Sigwolf on Mon Apr 22, 2013 9:59 pm

MRandall25 wrote:Hawks can't clinch because we won.


...and I hold no more merit in the President's Trophy curse than I do in the "touching the Conference trophy" curse... bring it on.
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Re: Other NHL games

Postby MRandall25 on Mon Apr 22, 2013 10:19 pm

Hawks only have 9 shots halfway through this game
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Re: Other NHL games

Postby nocera on Mon Apr 22, 2013 10:25 pm

MRandall25 wrote:Hawks can't clinch because we won.


I need to stop trusting NHL Tonight.
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Re: Other NHL games

Postby Pens Fan Since 1970 on Tue Apr 23, 2013 6:35 am

Guido wrote:I'd love to see the Jets make it. Especially if it is at the expense of the Rangers or Senators.


And the Capitals
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Re: Other NHL games

Postby Steve on Tue Apr 23, 2013 8:48 am

Pens Fan Since 1970 wrote:
Guido wrote:I'd love to see the Jets make it. Especially if it is at the expense of the Rangers or Senators.


And the Capitals


Glad the Devils got pushed out of the playoffs too...

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