Fellow hockey cards collector, it’s that time of the year again…That’s right the playoffs are fast approaching and since you care enough about hockey to collect the cards, I am guessing you enjoy watching the matches and probably have an opinion on who will walk away with Lord Stanley’s cup this year.

To make the playoffs season more interesting, the staff at sportscardforum.com have come up with a contest for your enjoyment. It’s a good old hockey pool! So there you are, it’s your chance to prove that you would make a wonderful general manager, to win a prize, and of course to have bragging rights over your friends!

The rules for the playoffs pool will be as follows: If you wish to enter the contest you must
a) be a member on the site
b) digg the contest at: http://digg.com/hockey/Free_Carey_Pr…_Playoffs_Pool
c) register at www.hockeyblitz.com
c) send me (Pheebs888) a pm with your email address
d) I will then reply confirming that you have been entered in the contest
e) you will then receive an email in your inbox from hockeyblitz titled pool time

You registration will then be completed. At the end of the season, you will need to email me your selections for the pool by 23:59 on the 7th April 2008 as the playoffs start on the 9th April 2008.

Each entrant will need to pick:

1 Goalie
2 Defensemen
5 Forwards
1 Enforcer
1 Rookie

The scoring system will be as follows:

Defensemen:
1 point per goal
1 point per assist
2 points for a shorthanded goal
2 points per overtime goal
3 points per hat trick

Forwards:
1 point per goal
1 point per assist
2 points for a shorthanded goal
2 points per overtime goal
3 points per hat trick

Goalie:
2 points per win
5 points per goal
1 point per assist
5 points for a shutout

Enforcer:
2 points per goal
1 point per penalty minute
1 point per assist
6 points per hat trick

Rookie:
1 point per goal
1 point per assist
2 points per shorthanded goal
2 points per overtime goal
3 points per hat trick

When you send me your picks by email please title your email SCF pool and format your email as follows:

SCF Pool

Pheebs888, quebec_uk@btinternet.com (Please do not post your email address in this thread, send directly to me)

Defense: Nicklas Lidstrom DET
Defense: Andrei Markov MTL
Forward: Sidney Crosby PIT
Forward: Evgeni Malkin PIT
Forward: Paul Stastny COL
Forward: Henrik Zetterberg DET
Forward: Daniel Alfredsson OTT
Goalie: Martin Brodeur NJD
Enforcer: George Parros ANA
Rookie: Milan Lucic BOS

Now for the fun part, if you make wise picks and you win, there will of course be a prize for you at the end!

http://s159.photobucket.com/albums/t…bs888/contest/

Choose wisely, winner takes it all and no trades are allowed! Enjoy the playoffs and see you on Sports Card Forum. For full details on the pool, please click on the following link: http://www.sportscardforum.com/showt…66#post3107266