Season Simulation Week 13

Welcome to Week 13 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 13 (Dec.30 - Jan.6) Headlines

·         2013 Winter Classic: TOR (5) – DET (4) SO; J.M. Liles scores the shootout winner.

·         Alexander Ovechkin tallies 3 goals, 4 assists in 4 GP this week. On pace for 70 goals, 114 points.

·         Flyers Goaltending Woes: Philadelphia loses back-to-back games 8-1 vs. LAK & 7-0 vs. SJS.

Injury Report:

·         No major injuries

Three Stars of the Week: Presented by Hockey Ultimate Team

1.    D. Sedin (VAN) – 4 GP, 5 G, 3 A

2.    A. Vermette (PHX) – 4 GP, 3 G, 5 A

3.    R. McDonagh (NYR) – 3 GP, 0 G, 5 A

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 these players.

 

2012-2013 Conference Standings

Western Conference

GP

W-L-OT

Pts

Eastern Conference

GP

W-L-OT

Pts

1.    Vancouver Canucks*

41

30-8-3

63

1.    Washington Capitals*

40

27-12-1

55

2.    Nashville Predators*

41

24-10-7

55

2.    Ottawa Senators*

37

23-12-2

48

3.    San Jose Sharks*

37

25-10-2

52

3.    New York Islanders*

38

19-13-6

44

4.    Phoenix Coyotes

37

25-12-0

50

4.    Carolina Hurricanes

41

22-14-5

49

5.    Calgary Flames

38

23-13-2

48

5.    Montreal Canadiens

39

21-15-3

45

6.    Chicago Blackhawks

39

22-14-3

47

6.    Buffalo Sabres

38

19-13-6

44

7.    Los Angeles Kings

40

22-15-3

47

7.    Toronto Maple Leafs

36

18-12-6

42

8.    Dallas Stars

38

20-16-2

42

8.    Tampa Bay Lightning

36

18-12-6

42

9.    Edmonton Oilers

39

18-19-2

38

9.    Winnipeg Jets

36

17-13-6

40

10.  Columbus Blue Jackets

39

16-17-6

38

10.  New York Rangers

37

18-16-3

39

11.  Minnesota Wild

40

16-19-5

37

11.  Philadelphia Flyers

39

17-17-5

39

12.  St. Louis Blues

39

16-19-4

36

12.  New Jersey Devils

37

17-16-4

38

13.  Colorado Avalanche

37

15-19-3

33

13.  Pittsburgh Penguins

39

15-16-8

38

14.  Anaheim Ducks

39

12-18-9

33

14.  Florida Panthers

39

15-22-2

32

15.  Detroit Red Wings

38

13-20-5

31

15.  Boston Bruins

38

13-20-5

31

*Division leaders

2012-2013 Statistics

Offensive Leaders

Goaltending Leaders (min. 10 games)

Points

Goals

GAA

SV%

1.    A. Ovechkin (WSH) – 56

2.    N. Backstrom (WSH) – 52

3.    J. Thornton (SJS) – 48

1.    A. Ovechkin (WSH) – 34

2.    P. Marleau (SJS) – 25

3.    J. Skinner (CAR) – 23

1.    R. Luongo (VAN) 1.64

2.    E. Nabokov (NYI) 1.87

3.    C. Schneider (VAN) 1.97

1.    E. Nabokov (NYI) .941

2.    R. Luongo (VAN) .940

3.    P. Rinne (NSH) .937

       

Assists

Plus/Minus

Wins

SO

1.    N. Backstrom (WSH) – 41

2.    J. Thornton (SJS) – 33

3.    J. Spezza (OTT) – 31

1.    A. Vermette (PHX) +22

2.    D. Hamhuis (VAN) +21

3.    D. Sedin (VAN) +19

1.    A. Niemi (SJS) – 24

2.    P. Rinne (NSH) – 23

3.    M. Smith (PHX) – 23

1.    E. Nabokov (NYI) – 9

2.    A. Niemi (SJS) – 5

3.    R. Miller (BUF) – 5

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

December 31st

BOS 3 – CGY 4 (OT)

CHI 1 – CBJ 5

COL 3 – ANA 4 (SO)

EDM 3 – MIN 2

MTL 3 – CAR 2 (SO)

NSH 0 – DAL 1

NYI 5 – NJD 1

NYR 1 – FLA 4

OTT 5 – BUF 1

PHI 3 – PHX 4

STL 2 – VAN 4

TBL 4 – WPG 3 (SO)

WSH 4 – PIT 2

 

January 1st

2013 Winter Classic: TOR 5 – DET 4 (SO)

 

January 2nd

BOS 5 – EDM 2

CGY 4 – COL 3 (SO)

CBJ 2 – VAN 5

LAK 4 – ANA 3 (OT)

MIN 2 – WPG 1 (SO)

NSH 2 – PHX 3 (OT)

NYR 3 – CHI 2

 

January 3rd

CGY 5 – MIN 4 (OT)

FLA 1 – BUF 4

NJD 1 – MTL 4

PHI 1 – LAK 8

STL 2 – SJS 4

TBL 0 – TOR 2

WSH 3 – CAR 5

 

January 4th

FLA 6 – PIT 2

NSH 3 – DET 2

NYR 5 – DAL 1

PHX 6 – ANA 3

VAN 2 – EDM 3

WPG 5 – COL 1

 

January 5th

STL 1 – LAK 4

CBJ 3 – CGY 6

CHI 2 – WSH 6

NSH 2 – MIN 1

NYI 0 – CAR 1

NYR 4 – PHX 6

OTT 1 – BOS 2

PHI 0 – SJS 7

PIT 3 – NJD 5

TBL 3 – BUF 7

TOR 2 – MTL 3

 

January 6th

CBJ 3 – EDM 4

DET 1 – CHI 2

FLA 4 – WPG 5

PHI 2 – VAN 4

STL 2 – ANA 0