Wednesday, April 11, 2007

Sens-Pens Unsubstantiable Predictions

Just some fun little predictions on the eve of the playoffs, so I can look back on my bang-on assumptions in two weeks time and brag about my prescience... or delete the entry and never make further mention of it.

First goal of the series is scored by Mike Comrie.
Last goal of the series is scored by Evgeni Malkin.
Most goals in the series are scored by Jason Spezza and Evgeni Malkin.
Most points in the series are scored by Jason Spezza and Sidney Crosby.
Ray Emery records a better GAA but worse Save % than MA Fleury.
Jocelyn Thibault will make one appearance in relief.
2 games will go to overtime; Mike Fisher and Maxime Talbot will record the game winners.
Daniel Alfredsson and Mark Recchi will be held goalless.
Ottawa's highest scoring defenseman will be Joe Corvo; Sergei Gonchar will fill this role for the Pens.
Anton Volchenkov and Josef Melichar will be held without a single point.
Chris Neil and Gary Roberts will record the most penalty minutes.
The series will go to 6 games.
There will be at least one game with a combined goal total exceeding 9.
There will be at least one game where a goaltender records a shutout.

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