Season Sim Week 2

Welcome to Week Two of the EA SPORTS NHL 13: 2012-2013 NHL Season Simulation. Simulations will be released on a weekly basis and will include top headlines, Hockey Ultimate Team 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 Two (Oct.14-20) Headlines

  • The Montreal Canadiens are off to a historic start, starting a season with a 5-0-0 record for the first time ever.
  • New York Rangers Captain Ryan Callahan leads the NHL in scoring with eight points (1G, 7A)
  • The defending Stanley Cup Champion Los Angeles Kings start the season with four straight losses.
  • Nashville Predators off to hot start, leading the Western Conference with eight points thanks to great goaltending from Pekka Rinne.
  • The Washington Capitals remain winless after six games.
  • Calgary Flames defenseman Jay Bouwmeester will be out 2-3 months with an undisclosed upper body injury.

Three Stars of the Week: Presented by Hockey Ultimate Team

  1. Ryan Callahan NYR – (1 G, 4 A)
  2. Max Pacioretty – MTL (3 G, 2 A)
  3. Jimmy Howard – DET (1 W, 1 SO)

Each week, the Hockey Ultimate Team: Three Stars of the Week players will be featured in the NHL 13 ‘Hockey Ultimate Team’ mode as members of the ‘Team of the Week’. Fans can challenge the ‘Team of the Week’ and can collect the special edition ‘Team of the Week’ items featuring the players. For more information, click here.

2012-2013 Conference Standings

Western Conference

GP

W-L-OT

Pts

Eastern Conference

GP

W-L-OT

Pts

1. Nashville Predators*

5

3-0-2

8

1. Montreal Canadiens*

5

5-0-0

10

2. Vancouver Canucks*

5

3-1-1

7

2. Carolina Hurricanes*

5

4-1-0

8

3. Phoenix Coyotes*

4

3-1-0

6

3. New York Islanders*

5

3-1-1

7

4. St. Louis Blues

4

3-0-1

7

4. Ottawa Senators

5

4-1-0

8

5. Calgary Flames

4

3-1-0

6

5. Buffalo Sabres

4

3-1-0

6

6. Colorado Avalanche

5

3-2-0

6

6. New Jersey Devils

4

3-1-0

6

7. Dallas Stars

5

3-2-0

6

7. Toronto Maple Leafs

4

2-1-1

5

8. San Jose Sharks

4

2-1-1

5

8. Boston Bruins

5

2-2-1

5

9. Minnesota Wild

4

2-1-1

5

9. Tampa Bay Lightning

3

2-1-0

4

10. Anaheim Ducks

5

2-2-1

5

10. Florida Panthers

4

2-2-0

1

11. Chicago Blackhawks

4

1-1-2

4

11. New York Rangers

4

2-2-0

1

12. Columbus Blue Jackets

4

1-1-2

4

12. Winnipeg Jets

4

1-1-2

4

13. Detroit Red Wings

4

1-2-1

3

13. Pittsburgh Penguins

5

1-3-1

3

14. Edmonton Oilers

4

1-2-1

3

14. Philadelphia Flyers

4

1-3-0

2

15. Los Angeles Kings

4

0-4-0

0

15. Washington Capitals

6

0-5-1

1

*Division leaders

2012-2013 Statistics

Offensive Leaders

Goaltending Leaders

Points

Goals

GAA

SV%

1. R. Callahan NYR – 8

2. M. Pacioretty MTL – 8

3. E. Cole MTL - 8

1. Z. Kassian VAN – 5

2. J. Pavelski SJS – 5

3. P. Marleau SJS – 4

1. R. Dipietro NYI – 0.80 (2GP)

2. N. Khabibulin EDM – 0.92 (1GP)

3. M. Brodeur NJD – 1.00 (4GP)

1. R. Dipietro NYI – .969

2. N. Khabibulin EDM – .968

3. M. Brodeur NJD - .958

Assists

Plus/Minus

Wins

Shutouts

1. R. Callahan NYR – 7

2. C. Glencross CGY – 6

3. E. Cole MTL - 6

1. T. Kaberle MTL +8

2. J. Gorges MTL +7

3. A. Goligoski DAL +7

1. C. Price MTL – 5

2. C. Anderson OTT – 4

3. C. Ward CAR - 4

1. M. Brodeur NJD – 2

2. M. Kiprusoff CGY – 1

3. E. Nabokov NYI – 1

 

Well there’s your look at the top headlines and stats for Week Two 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

 

October 14th

 

DAL (4) vs. ANA (1)

 

October 15th

 

CGY (6) vs. LAK (3)

FLA (4) vs. WSH (1)

NYR (3) vs. SJS (6)

CAR (1) vs. VAN (2)

 

October 16th

 

BOS (2) vs. MTL (6)

CHI (5) vs. WPG (1)

COL (4) vs. NSH (3) OT

PHX (1) vs. DAL (5)

DET (1) vs. BUF (5)

LAK (2) vs. EDM (3)

CBJ (2) vs. MIN (3)

NYI (2) vs. TBL (1)

OTT (5) vs. PIT (4)

 

October 17th

 

CAR (5) vs. ANA (4) OT

NYR (2) vs. NJD (4)

TOR (4) vs. WSH (2)

 

October 18th

 

CGY (2) vs. PHX (4)

CAR (3) vs. LAK (1)

COL (3) vs. CHI (2) OT

DET (1) vs. STL (2) OT

EDM (1) vs. SJS (5)

MIN (3) vs. DAL (4) SO

MTL (5) vs. BOS (2)

NYI (1) vs. FLA (5)

PIT (2) vs. PHI (1)

VAN (1) vs. NSH (2) SO

 

October 19th

 

EDM (1) vs. ANA (3)

FLA (3) vs. TBL (5)

NYR (5) vs. BUF (1)

OTT (2) vs. NJD (1)

VAN (4) vs. CBJ (3) SO

WPG (4) vs. WSH (3)

 

October 20th

 

ANA (1) vs. PHX (4)

BUF (3) vs. NYI (2) OT

CGY (5) vs. COL (0)

CAR (4) vs. SJS (3) OT

DAL (2) vs. BOS (4)

DET (2) vs. CHI (0)

PIT (1) vs. NSH (3)

MIN (3) vs. STL (2) SO

OTT (3) vs. TOR (0)

WPG (2) vs. PHI (3) OT

WSH (4) vs. MTL (6)