EA Sports' NHL 11, a hockey video game, has predicted in a simulation that the Vancouver Canucks will defeat the Boston Bruins in seven games to win the 2011 Stanley Cup.
The simulation, which has correctly predicted the winner of 13-of-14 playoff series this season, and correctly predicted that the Bruins and Canucks would meet in the Stanley Cup Finals. Here's a look at the game-by-game picks.
(1) Vancouver vs. Boston (3)
Game 1: Boston 1 @ Vancouver 2 [OT]
Game 2: Boston 2 @ Vancouver 4
Game 3: Vancouver 0 @ Boston 1
Game 4: Vancouver 2 @ Boston 3
Game 5: Boston 2 @ Vancouver 4
Game 6: Vancouver 2 @ Boston 3 [OT]
Game 7: Boston 1 @ Vancouver 3
Vancouver wins the Stanley Cup, 4-3
According to NHL 11's prediction, neither team will lose at home during the series, which begins on Wednesday night with Game 1 in Vancouver. Here's hoping that EA Sports is dead wrong.