For the 5th time in the (almost) 7 years of Hockeenight, the Chicago Blackhawks have earned a spot in the Western Conference Final. So you’re all welcome for that.
It also means that yet again, it’s time for us to interrupt the Hockeenight Mathletes in their atttempt to hover a drone over Kaley Cuoco, despite us telling them she’s an actress who only pretends to like those types of guys.
Anyway, they’ve busted out all their fancy-assed algorithms, and here’s what they’ve cooked up:
2 – Number of Captains in this series who are nominated for the Messier Leadership Award.
1 – Number of Captains in this series who are balder than Messier.
0 – Number of times in the day where it’s too early for Hagen-Dazs enthusiast Bruce Boudreau to eat ice cream.
∞ – Number of time the word “Fuck” will be uttered by players and coaches in this series.
.925 – playoff save percentage of Anaheim goaler Frederik Andersen.
.928 – combined regular season save percentage of Vezina finalists Pekka Rinne and Donald Dubnyk.
.908 – Total save percentage of Vezina finalists Pekka Rinne and Donald Dubnyk while facing the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2015 playoffs.
0 – Number of “Katy Perry” jokes that will be used by this site.
1731 – Number of “Corey Perry Hot Tub” jokes that will be used by this site.
196 – Total number of points (99 for Winnipeg, 97 for Calgary) by the Ducks’ opponents in the first two rounds.
204 – Total number of points (104 for Nashville, 100 for Minnesota) by the Blackhawks’ opponents in the first two rounds.
1 – Number of totally amazing sites with .gif files or Ryan Kesler diving.
3 – Number of Ducks entering the series with shooting percentages over 20%.
0 – Chance that is sustainable.
Hawks in 6.