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EA predicts Kings over Devils in six

May 30, 2012, 11:40 AM EDT

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It’s over. The Los Angeles Kings have won the Stanley Cup for the first time in franchise history, defeating the New Jersey Devils in six games…

…will be what we write if EA Sports has predicted the finals correctly.

The video game company simulated each game, with the Kings winning the first 4-2 before dropping the next two 2-0 and 2-1 and sweeping the last three 2-0, 3-2 and 3-1.

Not to worry though, Devils fans – last year, EA predicted the Vancouver Canucks would beat the Boston Bruins in seven games.

See? Everyone gets predictions wrong. (Though usually not as badly as we do.)

  1. playin2x - May 30, 2012 at 1:49 PM

    Who cares what a video game studio predicts they aren’t Vegas .. Either way this is going to be fun to watch !!

  2. vindicatus - May 30, 2012 at 3:33 PM

    How many times did EA run the simulation in order to obtain these publishable (media friendly) results?

    Non-story. Let’s go, Devils!

  3. socalphilip - May 30, 2012 at 7:01 PM

    Forget stats about who and why a team should win, the Kings are a team that finds a way to win adapting to any style of play needed.

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