EA Sports Predicts Stanley Cup Winners With NHL 17

EA Sports Predicts Stanley Cup Winners With NHL 17

EA Sports have predicted the results of the 2016-2017 NHL season using NHL 17.

In a yearly tradition, EA Sports have predicted what they think the outcome of this year’s hockey season will turn out. According to the press release, the Stanley Cup finals will be between the Montreal Canadiens and Nashville Predators, with Nashville winning the Stanley Cup Finals in Game 6.

The developer went as far as predicted the Western and Eastern conference standings, with teams like Tampa Bay Lightning, Florida Panthers and Chicago Blackhawks making the playoffs. The standings are as follows:

Eastern Conference

Tampa Bay Lightning – 107 pts
Montreal Canadiens – 99 pts
Washington Capitals – 97 pts
Pittsburgh Penguins – 93 pts
Florida Panthers – 93 pts
Philadelphia Flyers – 93 pts
New York Islanders – 92 pts
Toronto Maple Leafs – 91 pts
New York Rangers – 89 pts
Detroit Red Wings – 87 pts
Ottawa Senators – 87 pts
Buffalo Sabres – 85 pts
Boston Bruins – 84 pts
Carolina Hurricanes – 81 pts
New Jersey Devils – 79 pts
Columbia Blue Jackets – 76 pts

Western Conference

Nashville Predators – 110 pts
Dallas Stars – 107 pts
San Jose Sharks – 107 pts
Chicago Blackhawks – 102 pts
St. Louis Blues – 95 pts
Los Angeles Kings – 93 pts
Minnesota Wild – 87 pts
Edmonton Oilers – 85 pts
Calgary Flames – 84 pts
Arizona Coyotes – 83 pts
Winnipeg Jets – 82 pts
Anaheim Ducks – 77 pts
Colorado Avalanche – 74 pts
Vancouver Canucks – 63 pts

The NHL 2016-2017 regular season kicks off on October 12th with the Toronto Maple Leafs, Ottawa Senators, St. Louis Blues, and Chicago Blackhawks. Do you think EA’s predictions are right? Sound off in the comments below!

NHL 17 is available for the Xbox One and Playstation 4.