Season Sim Week 1

Welcome to Week One of the EA SPORTS NHL 13: 2012-2013 NHL Season Simulation. Simulations will be released on a weekly basis and will include top headlines, HUT Three Stars of the Week, box scores for each game, as well as standings and statistics for the league. The rosters used in the simulation will include all transactions made during the 2012 NHL Free Agency period.

Week One (Oct.11-13) Headlines

  • The St. Louis Blues, New York Islanders and Montreal Canadiens start their respective seasons off with a 2-0-0 record.
  • Ottawa Senators forwards Jason Spezza (1G, 4A) and Milan Michalek (3G, 2A) lead the NHL in scoring with 5 points each after two games.
  • Veteran New Jersey Devils goaltender Martin Brodeur starts the season with back-to-back shutouts.
  • New York Islanders star forward John Tavares will be out of action until early December with a broken rib.
  • Tyler Seguin’s three point night leads the Boston Bruins past the Flyers in the season opener.

Three Stars of the Week

  1. Milan Michalek – OTT (3 G, 2 A)
  2. Jason Spezza – OTT (1 G, 4 A)
  3. Martin Brodeur – NJD (2 W, 2 SO)

2012-2013 Conference Standings

Western Conference

GP

W-L-OT

Pts

Eastern Conference

GP

W-L-OT

Pts

1.    St. Louis Blues*

2

2-0-0

4

1.    New York Islanders*

2

2-0-0

4

2.    Calgary Flames*

1

1-0-0

2

2.    Montreal Canadiens*

2

2-0-0

4

3.    Anaheim Ducks*

1

1-0-0

2

3.    Tampa Bay Lightning*

1

1-0-0

2

4.    Nashville Predators

2

1-0-1

3

4.    New Jersey Devils

2

2-0-0

4

5.    Phoenix Coyotes

1

1-0-0

2

5.    Boston Bruins

2

1-0-1

3

6.    Columbus Blue Jackets

1

1-0-0

2

6.    Ottawa Senators

2

1-0-1

3

7.    Colorado Avalanche

2

1-1-0

2

7.    New York Rangers

1

1-0-0

2

8.    Vancouver Canucks

2

1-1-0

2

8.    Buffalo Sabres

1

1-0-0

2

9.    Edmonton Oilers

1

0-0-1

1

9.    Carolina Hurricanes

1

1-0-0

2

10.  Chicago Blackhawks

1

0-1-0

0

10.  Toronto Maple Leafs

1

0-0-1

1

11.  Los Angeles Kings

1

0-1-0

0

11.  Winnipeg Jets

1

0-0-1

1

12.  Detroit Red Wings

1

0-1-0

0

12.  Washington Capitals

2

0-1-1

1

13.  Minnesota Wild

1

0-1-0

0

13.  Pittsburgh Penguins

2

0-1-1

1

14.  San Jose Sharks

1

0-1-0

0

14.  Florida Panthers

1

0-1-0

0

15.  Dallas Stars

1

0-1-0

0

15.  Philadelphia Flyers

2

0-2-0

0

*Division leaders

2012-2013 Statistics

Offensive Leaders

Goaltending Leaders

Points

Goals

GAA

1.    M. Brodeur NJD – 0.00

2.    E. Nabokov NYI – 0.57

3.    M. Smith PHX – 1.00

1.    M. Michalek OTT – 5

2.    J. Spezza OTT – 5

3.    D. Desharnais – 4

1.    M. Michalek OTT – 3

2.    T. Selanne ANA – 2

3.    D. Wideman CGY - 2

Assists

Wins

Shutouts

1.    J. Spezza OTT – 4

2.    D. Desharnais MTL -4

3.    P. Hornqvist NSH -3

1.    M. Brodeur NJD – 2

2.    J. Halak STL – 2

3.    C. Price MTL – 2

1.    M. Brodeur NSH – 2

2.    E. Nabokov NYI – 1

3.    P. Rinne NSH - 1

Well there’s your look at the top headlines and stats for Week One in the EA SPORTS NHL 13: 2012-2013 NHL Season Simulation. For a full set of box scores, continue reading below. You can get your copy of NHL 13 here. For the latest NHL news, analysis and insights, visit ESPN.com/NHL.

Box Scores - Click for full details

October 11th

Boston (4) vs. Philadelphia (3)

Vancouver (3) vs. Calgary (6)

St. Louis (3) vs. Colorado (0)

Ottawa (3) vs. Montreal (5)

October 12th

San Jose (2) vs. Anaheim (5)

Nashville (1) vs. Detroit (0)

NY Rangers (3) vs. Los Angeles (1)

NY Islanders (2) vs. Pittsburgh (0)

New Jersey (1) vs. Washington (0) SO

October 13th

Carolina (3) vs. Winnipeg (2) SO | SHOOTOUT SUMMARY

Boston (0) vs. New Jersey (1) SO

Pittsburgh (3) vs. Buffalo (4)

Edmonton (1) vs. Vancouver (2) SO

Columbus (3) vs. Chicago (2) SO

Colorado (2) vs. Minnesota (1)

Dallas (1) vs. Phoenix (4)

Washington (2) vs. Ottawa (6)

Montreal (3) vs. Toronto (2) SO

Tampa Bay (5) vs. Florida (2)

St. Louis (5) vs. Nashville (4) SO | SHOOTOUT SUMMARY

Philadelphia (1) vs. NY Islanders (2)