Capitals Win First Stanley Cup

June 7, 2018

Alex Ovechkin hoists the Stanley Cup after his Washington Capitals defeated the Vegas Golden Knights 4-3 in Game 5 of the Final on Thursday. (John Locher/Associated Press)

Congratulations to Tim on his first Prediction Challenge win! Amy finished only two points behind to earn her first prize since 2012. John Woycheshin finished a strong third while Logan earned a prize in his first Prediction Challenge.

Series ended Thursday:
WSH 4 VEG 1
7 players had series winner correct
1 player (Wes) had series score correct

For download: Stanley Cup Playoffs Prediction Challenge! 2018.pdf

Overall
1 Tim Winkelmans 308  $   70.00
2 Amy Roach 306  $   35.00
3 John Woycheshin 260  $   21.00
4 Logan Zetaruk 235  $   14.00
5 Wes Zetaruk 226
6 John Lo 194
7 Mel Tacoma 181
8 John Eastaugh 169
9 Rodney Dietrich 167
Pete McCarthy 167
11 Doug Wansbrough 156
12 Kelly Chaplin 133
13 Tom Courtney 129
14 Michael Poplawski 104
Final
VEG 1-4 WSH
1 Wes Zetaruk 100
2 Tim Winkelmans 90
Amy Roach 90
John Woycheshin 90
Logan Zetaruk 90
6 John Lo 80
Pete McCarthy 80
8 Mel Tacoma 10
John Eastaugh 10
Tom Courtney 10
11 Rodney Dietrich 0
Doug Wansbrough 0
Kelly Chaplin 0
Michael Poplawski 0
Conference Finals
Eastern Western
TBL 3-4 WSH VEG 4-1 WPG
1 Amy Roach 92
Tim Winkelmans 92
3 Doug Wansbrough 58
4 Rodney Dietrich 50
John Woycheshin 50
John Eastaugh 50
7 Logan Zetaruk 22
Kelly Chaplin 22
John Lo 22
10 Mel Tacoma 18
Wes Zetaruk 18
Tom Courtney 18
Pete McCarthy 18
Michael Poplawski 18
Conference Semifinals
Eastern Western
TBL 4-1 BOS NSH 3-4 WPG
WSH 4-2 PIT VEG 4-2 SJS
1 Mel Tacoma 96
2 Amy Roach 68
3 Rodney Dietrich 60
4 Logan Zetaruk 58
5 Kelly Chaplin 54
6 Michael Poplawski 46
7 Wes Zetaruk 44
John Woycheshin 44
Doug Wansbrough 44
John Eastaugh 44
Tom Courtney 44
John Lo 44
Tim Winkelmans 44
14 Pete McCarthy 22
Conference Quarterfinals
Eastern Western
TBL 4-1 NJD VEG 4-0 LAK
BOS 4-3 TOR ANA 0-4 SJS
WSH 4-2 CBJ NSH 4-2 COL
PIT 4-2 PHI WPG 4-1 MIN
1 Tim Winkelmans 82
2 John Woycheshin 76
3 Logan Zetaruk 65
John Eastaugh 65
5 Wes Zetaruk 64
6 Rodney Dietrich 57
Kelly Chaplin 57
Tom Courtney 57
Mel Tacoma 57
10 Amy Roach 56
11 Doug Wansbrough 54
12 John Lo 48
13 Pete McCarthy 47
14 Michael Poplawski 40

 

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Opportunistic Capitals One Win Away

June 4, 2018

Washington’s John Carlson celebrates scoring his team’s fourth goal in a Game 4 victory over Vegas. The Capitals lead the series 3-1. (Avi Gerver/Getty Images)

For download: Stanley Cup Playoffs Prediction Challenge! 2018 Final Game 4.pdf

Overall
1 Tim Winkelmans 298  $   70.00
2 Amy Roach 296  $   35.00
3 John Woycheshin 250  $   21.00
4 Logan Zetaruk 225  $   14.00
5 Wes Zetaruk 216
6 Mel Tacoma 191
7 John Lo 184
8 John Eastaugh 179
9 Rodney Dietrich 177
10 Doug Wansbrough 166
11 Pete McCarthy 157
12 Tom Courtney 139
13 Kelly Chaplin 133
14 Michael Poplawski 104
Final
VEG 1-3 WSH
1 Wes Zetaruk 90 WSH 4-1
2 Tim Winkelmans 80 WSH 4-2
Amy Roach 80 WSH 4-2
John Woycheshin 80 WSH 4-2
Logan Zetaruk 80 WSH 4-0
6 John Lo 70 WSH 4-3
Pete McCarthy 70 WSH 4-3
8 Mel Tacoma 20 VEG 4-3
John Eastaugh 20 VEG 4-3
Tom Courtney 20 VEG 4-3
11 Rodney Dietrich 10 VEG 4-2
Doug Wansbrough 10 VEG 4-2
13 Kelly Chaplin 0 VEG 4-1
Michael Poplawski 0 VEG 4-1

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Capitals Win First Ever Final Game at Home, Lead Series 2-1

June 3, 2018

Washington Capitals forward Alex Ovechkin celebrates his goal against the Vegas Golden Knights during the second period in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final on Saturday. (Alex Brandon/The Associated Press)

For download: Stanley Cup Playoffs Prediction Challenge! 2018 Final Game 3.pdf

Overall
1 Tim Winkelmans 288  $   70.00
2 Amy Roach 286  $   35.00
3 John Woycheshin 240  $   21.00
4 Logan Zetaruk 215  $   14.00
5 Wes Zetaruk 206
6 Rodney Dietrich 187
7 Mel Tacoma 181
8 Doug Wansbrough 176
9 John Lo 174
10 John Eastaugh 169
11 Pete McCarthy 147
12 Kelly Chaplin 143
13 Tom Courtney 129
14 Michael Poplawski 114
Final
VEG 1-2 WSH
1 Wes Zetaruk 80 WSH 4-1
2 Tim Winkelmans 70 WSH 4-2
Amy Roach 70 WSH 4-2
John Woycheshin 70 WSH 4-2
Logan Zetaruk 70 WSH 4-0
6 John Lo 60 WSH 4-3
Pete McCarthy 60 WSH 4-3
8 Rodney Dietrich 20 VEG 4-2
Doug Wansbrough 20 VEG 4-2
10 Kelly Chaplin 10 VEG 4-1
Michael Poplawski 10 VEG 4-1
Mel Tacoma 10 VEG 4-3
John Eastaugh 10 VEG 4-3
Tom Courtney 10 VEG 4-3

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Capitals Cool Off Golden Knights, Tie Series 1-1

May 30, 2018

Washington Capitals centre Lars Eller, left, celebrates his goal with defenceman John Carlson and left wing Andre Burakovsky during the first period of Game 2. (Ross D. Franklin/The Associated Press)

For download: Stanley Cup Playoffs Prediction Challenge! 2018 Final Game 2.pdf

Overall
1 Tim Winkelmans 228  $   70.00
2 Amy Roach 226  $   35.00
3 John Woycheshin 180  $   21.00
4 Rodney Dietrich 177  $   14.00
5 Mel Tacoma 171
6 Doug Wansbrough 166
7 John Eastaugh 159
8 Logan Zetaruk 155
9 Kelly Chaplin 153
10 Wes Zetaruk 146
11 Michael Poplawski 124
12 Tom Courtney 119
13 John Lo 114
14 Pete McCarthy 87
Final
VEG 1-1 WSH
1 Kelly Chaplin 20 VEG 4-1
Wes Zetaruk 20 WSH 4-1
Michael Poplawski 20 VEG 4-1
4 Tim Winkelmans 10 WSH 4-2
Amy Roach 10 WSH 4-2
John Woycheshin 10 WSH 4-2
Rodney Dietrich 10 VEG 4-2
Doug Wansbrough 10 VEG 4-2
Logan Zetaruk 10 WSH 4-0
10 Mel Tacoma 0 VEG 4-3
John Eastaugh 0 VEG 4-3
Tom Courtney 0 VEG 4-3
John Lo 0 WSH 4-3
Pete McCarthy 0 WSH 4-3

 

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Golden Knights Win Thriller To Begin Final Series

May 28, 2018

Colin Miller celebrates his goal in the Vegas Golden Knights’ 6-4 win over the Washington Capitals in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final on Monday. (Harry How/Getty Images)

For download: Stanley Cup Playoffs Prediction Challenge! 2018 Final Game 1.pdf

Overall
VEG 1-0
1 Mel Tacoma VEG 4-3 221  $   70.00
2 Tim Winkelmans WSH 4-2 218  $   35.00
3 Rodney Dietrich VEG 4-2 217  $   21.00
4 Amy Roach WSH 4-2 216  $   14.00
5 John Eastaugh VEG 4-3 209
6 Doug Wansbrough VEG 4-2 206
7 Kelly Chaplin VEG 4-1 193
8 John Woycheshin WSH 4-2 170
9 Tom Courtney VEG 4-3 169
10 Michael Poplawski VEG 4-1 164
11 Logan Zetaruk WSH 4-0 145
12 Wes Zetaruk WSH 4-1 136
13 John Lo WSH 4-3 114
14 Pete McCarthy WSH 4-3 87

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Stanley Cup Final Series Predictions

May 28, 2018

Stanley Cup TrophyFor download: Stanley Cup Playoffs Prediction Challenge! 2018 Final Predictions.pdf

We are split 7-7 on who we think will win this year’s Stanley Cup!

Good luck, and enjoy the Series!

 

 

Overall Standings through the Conference Final Series
Final Prediction
1 Tim Winkelmans WSH 4-2 218  $   70.00
2 Amy Roach WSH 4-2 216  $   35.00
3 Mel Tacoma VEG 4-3 171  $   21.00
4 John Woycheshin WSH 4-2 170  $   14.00
5 Rodney Dietrich VEG 4-2 167
6 John Eastaugh VEG 4-3 159
7 Doug Wansbrough VEG 4-2 156
8 Logan Zetaruk WSH 4-0 145
9 Kelly Chaplin VEG 4-1 133
10 Wes Zetaruk WSH 4-1 126
11 Tom Courtney VEG 4-3 119
12 John Lo WSH 4-3 114
13 Michael Poplawski VEG 4-1 104
14 Pete McCarthy WSH 4-3 87

Final Prediction Form Available

May 25, 2018

Stanley Cup Final LogoThe Final Prediction Form is now available. Entry is due no later than 4 PM Pacific Time Monday, May 28.

Prizes are awarded to the top four players. Good luck!

Overall (through Conference Semifinals)
1 Tim Winkelmans 218  $   70.00
2 Amy Roach 216  $   35.00
3 Mel Tacoma 171  $   21.00
4 John Woycheshin 170  $   14.00
5 Rodney Dietrich 167
6 John Eastaugh 159
7 Doug Wansbrough 156
8 Logan Zetaruk 145
9 Kelly Chaplin 133
10 Wes Zetaruk 126
11 Tom Courtney 119
12 John Lo 114
13 Michael Poplawski 104
14 Pete McCarthy 87

Capitals Shut Out Lightning Again to Win Series, Conference Finals Results

May 23, 2018

Washington’s Alex Ovechkin and Tom Wilson celebrate on the bench after defeating the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 7. (Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Series ended Wednesday:
WSH 4 TBL 3
2 players (Amy, Tim) had series winner correct
0 players had series score correct

Tim and Amy lead the way entering the Final round thanks to predicting both Conference Finals series winner correctly. No players had a series score correct for the round.

For download: Stanley Cup Playoffs Prediction Challenge! 2018 Conference Finals.pdf

Overall
1 Tim Winkelmans 218
2 Amy Roach 216
3 Mel Tacoma 171
4 John Woycheshin 170
5 Rodney Dietrich 167
6 John Eastaugh 159
7 Doug Wansbrough 156
8 Logan Zetaruk 145
9 Kelly Chaplin 133
10 Wes Zetaruk 126
11 Tom Courtney 119
12 John Lo 114
13 Michael Poplawski 104
14 Pete McCarthy 87
Conference Finals
Eastern Western
TBL 3-4 WSH VEG 4-1 WPG
1 Amy Roach 92
Tim Winkelmans 92
3 Doug Wansbrough 58
4 Rodney Dietrich 50
John Woycheshin 50
John Eastaugh 50
7 Logan Zetaruk 22
Kelly Chaplin 22
John Lo 22
10 Mel Tacoma 18
Wes Zetaruk 18
Tom Courtney 18
Pete McCarthy 18
Michael Poplawski 18
Conference Semifinals
Eastern Western
TBL 4-1 BOS NSH 3-4 WPG
WSH 4-2 PIT VEG 4-2 SJS
1 Mel Tacoma 96
2 Amy Roach 68
3 Rodney Dietrich 60
4 Logan Zetaruk 58
5 Kelly Chaplin 54
6 Michael Poplawski 46
7 Wes Zetaruk 44
John Woycheshin 44
Doug Wansbrough 44
John Eastaugh 44
Tom Courtney 44
John Lo 44
Tim Winkelmans 44
14 Pete McCarthy 22
Conference Quarterfinals
Eastern Western
TBL 4-1 NJD VEG 4-0 LAK
BOS 4-3 TOR ANA 0-4 SJS
WSH 4-2 CBJ NSH 4-2 COL
PIT 4-2 PHI WPG 4-1 MIN
1 Tim Winkelmans 82
2 John Woycheshin 76
3 Logan Zetaruk 65
John Eastaugh 65
5 Wes Zetaruk 64
6 Rodney Dietrich 57
Kelly Chaplin 57
Tom Courtney 57
Mel Tacoma 57
10 Amy Roach 56
11 Doug Wansbrough 54
12 John Lo 48
13 Pete McCarthy 47
14 Michael Poplawski 40

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Capitals Bounce Back, Force Game 7 Wednesday

May 21, 2018

Washington Capitals’ T.J. Oshie celebrates his second-period goal with teammate Nicklas Backstrom in Game 6 on Monday night. (Rob Carr/Getty Images)

For download:  Stanley Cup Playoffs Prediction Challenge! 2018 Conference Finals Game 6 Eastern.pdf

Overall
1 Tim Winkelmans 194
2 Amy Roach 192
3 John Woycheshin 184
4 Rodney Dietrich 181
5 Mel Tacoma 175
6 John Eastaugh 173
7 Doug Wansbrough 170
8 Logan Zetaruk 149
9 Kelly Chaplin 137
10 Wes Zetaruk 130
11 Tom Courtney 123
12 John Lo 118
13 Michael Poplawski 108
14 Pete McCarthy 91
Conference Finals
Eastern Western
TBL 3-3 WSH VEG 4-1 WPG
1 Doug Wansbrough 72
2 Amy Roach 68
Tim Winkelmans 68
4 Rodney Dietrich 64
John Woycheshin 64
John Eastaugh 64
7 Logan Zetaruk 26
Kelly Chaplin 26
John Lo 26
10 Mel Tacoma 22
Wes Zetaruk 22
Tom Courtney 22
Pete McCarthy 22
Michael Poplawski 22

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Golden Knights to Play for Cup

May 21, 2018

Ryan Reaves, top left, scored what proved to be the series-clinching goal for the Vegas Golden Knights in the Western Conference final. (Jason Halstead/Getty Images)

Series ended Sunday:

VEG 4 WPG 1
6 players had series winner correct
0 players had series score correct

For download: Stanley Cup Playoffs Prediction Challenge! 2018 Conference Finals Game 5 Western.pdf

Overall
1 John Woycheshin 208
2 Rodney Dietrich 205
3 Mel Tacoma 199
4 John Eastaugh 197
5 Doug Wansbrough 186
6 Tim Winkelmans 180
7 Amy Roach 178
8 Logan Zetaruk 173
9 Kelly Chaplin 161
10 Wes Zetaruk 154
11 Tom Courtney 147
12 John Lo 142
13 Michael Poplawski 132
14 Pete McCarthy 115
Conference Finals
Eastern Western
TBL 3-2 WSH VEG 4-1 WPG
1 Rodney Dietrich 88
John Woycheshin 88
Doug Wansbrough 88
John Eastaugh 88
5 Amy Roach 54
Tim Winkelmans 54
7 Logan Zetaruk 50
Kelly Chaplin 50
John Lo 50
10 Mel Tacoma 46
Wes Zetaruk 46
Tom Courtney 46
Pete McCarthy 46
Michael Poplawski 46

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