Hockey Fans Predict Stanley Cup Win Via Social Media

Hockey Fans Predict Stanley Cup Win Via Social Media

New York City : NY : USA | Jun 12, 2012 at 8:52 AM PDT
Source: PRWeb
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June 12, 2012

As the NHL Stanley Cup Finals (#stanleycup) wrapped up last night, it seems that many social media fans knew the Los Angeles Kings (#lakings) would win all along. A total of 187,508 real time predictions, made by users of the official predictive game of the NHL (#NHL), were tracked throughout the 2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs and Finals, starting mid-May 2012. The mobile app, developed by startup game studio PrePlay (, tracked which teams users thought would win the Conference and Stanley Cup Finals, as well as which key players were going to score in the third period and overtime.

Here’s what the app data revealed about the Kings historic run:

  •     Users had confidence that key players on the Kings would score in the clutch (3rd Period and Overtime with the score tied). Anze Kopitar led the pack, earning 31% of all clutch goal guesses.
  •     Users’ confidence in the Kings was very high throughout the conference finals. Meanwhile, the Devils played the underdog throughout.
  •     Overall, app users predicted the Kings dominance over the Devils throughout the series, even after the Devils won games four and five.

About Pre Play Sports, LLC:

Pre Play Sports, LLC is the world's leading predictive game studio. Formed in April 2010, the company creates mobile and tablet game titles designed and engineered to enhance the experience of watching sports as well as reality, variety, contest, and award shows on TV. PrePlay users compete in worldwide social contests that involve predicting the outcomes of events they are watching live on TV as they unfold. The Webbys for its intuitive game design and engineering prowess. Scott Rosenblum
Trylon SMR
Account Director
212 905-6060

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