Tuesday, April 15, 2014

NHL Playoffs Simulation - Los Angeles Kings vs San Jose Sharks

The San Jose Sharks finished the regular season with 111 points and a +49 goal differential. The Los Angeles Kings finished with 100 points, a +32 differential and allowed the least goals in the NHL this season. Our simulation has the Sharks winning in 5 games.

Game 1

Kings 1
San Jose Sharks NHL 14 Playoffs Simulation
Sharks 2

Sharks lead series 1-0

1st Period:
LA - Anze Kopitar (1) (Dustin Brown) 4:17
SJ - James Sheppard (1) (Tyler Kennedy) 5:54

2nd Period:
SJ - Brent Burns (1) (Dan Boyle, Joe Thornton) 2:44

3rd Period:
N/A

3 Stars:
1. Jonathan Quick (35 S)
2. Antti Niemi (25 S)
3. Brent Burns (1 G)

Game 2

Kings 1
Sharks 3

Sharks lead series 2-0

1st Period:
SJ - Logan Couture (1) (Dan Boyle, Marc-Edouard Vlasic) 6:37

2nd Period:
SJ - Tomas Hertl (1) (M Havlat, James Sheppard) 2:50
SJ - James Sheppard (2) (Raffi Torres, Tyler Kennedy) 13:48

3rd Period:
LA - Dustin Brown (1) (Anze Kopitar, Marian Gaborik) 6:18

3 Stars:
1. Antti Niemi (31 S)
2. James Sheppard (1 G, 1 A)
3. Tomas Hertl (1 G)

Game 3

Sharks 1
Kings 0

Sharks lead series 3-0

1st Period:
N/A

2nd Period:
SJ - Tyler Kennedy (1) (James Sheppard, Raffi Torres) 18:27

3rd Period:
N/A

3 Stars:
1.Antti Niemi (24 S, SO)
2. Jonathan Quick (32 S)
3. Tyler Kennedy (1 G)

Game 4

Los Angeles Kings NHL 14 Playoffs SimulationSharks 1
Kings 2

Sharks lead series 3-1

1st Period:
LA - Marian Gaborik (1) (Jarret Stoll) 5:03
SJ - Patrick Marleau (1) (Marc-Edouard Vlasic, Dan Boyle) 16:02

2nd Period:
N/A
3rd Period:
N/A

1st Overtime:
N/A

2nd Overtime:
LA - Dwight King (1) (Jeff Carter) 17:22

3 Stars:
1. Jonathan Quick (47 S)
2. Antti Niemi (38 S)
3. Dwight King (1 G)

Game 5

Kings 1
Sharks 3

Sharks win series 4-1

1st Period:
SJ - Marty Havlat (1) (Joe Thornton) 5:35

2nd Period:
N/A

3rd Period:
LA - Jeff Carter (1) (Anze Kopitar, Marian Gaborik) 10:54
SJ - Adam Burish (1) (Raffi Torres) 15:31
SJ - Logan Couture (2) (Marc-Edouard Vlasic, Brent Burns) 18:52

3 Stars:
1. Antti Niemi (28 S)
2. Adam Burish (1 G)
3. Jonathan Quick (27 S)

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