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HHT "Experts" vs SportsFed Bloggers: June 4th Update

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As you already know (if you read this), the hockey bloggers in the Sports Federation are involved in a little prognosticate-off with the "Experts" from Hardcore Hockey Talk as part of The Score's Playoff Hockey Challenge with the goal to see who has the larger brains. 

It's all come down to this:

  • The leaders, Lions in Winter, and many others misremembered to submit their picks... c'mon just showing up is like 90% of life, or something like that;

  • None of the "Experts" submitted their picks and we're sure that will be used as their excuse for not winning the contest; and

  • Detroit in 7 and we'd take this biatch. 

Here's the table with final predictions:

Rank (Pts) Prognosticator Excuse for Performance Pit vs Det
#1 (220) Lions in Winter Discovered that Montreal Smoked Meat is neither smoked nor meat Pass
#2 (210) CanucksBlog Working on a "Why we should trade Luongo for Bertuzzi" post PIT in 6
#3 (210) Scott Carefoot Darryl Sutter called him the 4th best blogger in the NHL DET in 6
#4 (200) Al Strachan Not quite the SJ v Tampa Bay final that he picked in the pre-season Pass
#5 (190) Steve Kouleas The glare from his teeth reflected off the monitor and led to temporary blindness Pass
#6 (180) Steve Ludzik Was hoping pre-season pick of Tampa Bay to win the Cup was still possible Pass
#7 (170) Fantasy Hockey Scouts Thought they had bye to the finals and didn't submit picks last round DET in 7
#8 (160) HockeyJackAss Signed a one-year deal to blog for the KHL next year DET in 6
#9 (150) Five Hole Fanatics Called Pierre McGuire for advice last week and still on the phone waiting for him to stop yelling and say anything that makes sense DET in 6
#10 (140) Maple Leafs Hot Stove Like Brian Burke, spent Friday night dreaming of John Tavares shirtless Pass
#11 (120) Mark Osborne Continually checking over his shoulder for Down Goes Brown Pass
#12 (110) Down Goes Brown Like in '93, Kerry Fraser is screwing Leaf fans again PIT in 7
#13 (110) SensChirp Been watching too many tapes of Alexei Yashin's greatest playoff performances? DET in 7
#14 (90) Checking From Behind Does his best work from behind PIT in 6
#15 (40) BlackDogHatesSkunks No comment DET in 7