Simple enough for anyone to play ... challenging enough for the most die-hard hockey fans.
Whether your regular season office football pool has ended or you're looking for a different pool format for the post-season, our NHL Power Ranking Playoff pool is a great option.
Sports fans are familiar with the term "Power Rankings". It refers to a listing of teams from strongest to weakest, whether based on statistics, perception, or a combination of the two. This NHL playoff pool format is based on the concept of ranking all the NHL playoff teams:
The following samples are just a few of the reports you'll see for your pool. Click to view more detailed samples:
Administrators, when setting up their pool, may choose to keep their scoring system simple or create a custom scoring matrix.
With this option, a member will receive the number of points assigned to a team each time that team wins. A winning team is awarded that number of points regardless of which playoff round the win comes in.
With this option, Administrator's can create a custom multiplier for each round of the playoffs. A member will receive the number of points assigned to a team TIMES the multiplier assigned for that round.
|Stanley Cup Final||15|
Example: The Administrator point multipliers are shown to the left and his pool's scoring matrix is to the right.
In this custom scoring example, if pool member assigns 9 points to the Boston Bruins, the member is awarded 108 points when the Bruins win a game in the second round. When the Bruins go on to win the a game in the Stanley Cup Final, the member is awarded 135 points for that game.
|First Round||Second Round||Conf. Finals||Stanley Cup|
It can be difficult to find a playoff pool format that is challenging enough for your knowledgeable members, yet simple enough for everyone to join. RunYourPool's NHL Power Ranking Playoff Pool format meets both these needs nicely. In it's simplest form, members can just rank the 16 playoff teams and they're done. You're more serious members will need to think about the which teams are might get swept and earn them no points at all, as well as the effect of your custom scoring system.
Our error-free pick sheet ensures all your members get their picks in properly.
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