#NationSims2 Playoff Live Stream Sim: Round 2 – Game 5 – Coyotes vs Oilers 7pm MT

The good times, they have to come to an end, sometime. Spoken by women and men much smarter than I but today and everyday since Wednesday I understand that more now still. The Oilers have now gone 10-1 in their last eleven games. The Oilers will once again try and close out the series against the Arizona Coyotes in Game Five tonight, right here on Oilersnation.com at 7PM MT.

About 15 minutes prior to game time, the stream will be live here:

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How we got here:

In case you missed it, we ran a completely random sim (aside from some tweaking to the sliders to make them more realistic for a 20 minute period sim) and the Edmonton Oilers, valiantly fought hard to make a series of it in the Western Conference Finals before falling to the Dallas Stars in 7 games.

If you would like to check out that recap check here:

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Then #NationSims2 began with us playing the Chicago Blackhawks in the play-in round.

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Here is a break down of how all the other series went:

And then the NHL went and announced they will be reseeding every round, so we will too now… here is how the matchups lined up (Round 1 results can be seen below):

The Jerseys:

When we ran the previous playoff stream, you asked for the ability to pick the jersey matchup each night. We love doing this for you and this will continue, I will just be running the jersey polls the day before a game to get them out there longer, and to get others to tune in as well as you!

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The Lineups:

Since the playoffs started, I have been trying to get you guys to answer a poll that lets some… I mean, I have been happy to do this haha. This time I think I will run a start or sit poll on social.

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Look for that on game days.

Today’s question is:

The Forwards:

Ennis – McDavid – Kassian
RNH – NeonLeon – Yam
AA – Sheahan – Archibald
Neal – Haas – Nygard

The Defence:

Klef – Larsson
Nurse – Bear
Jones – Green

The Netminder:


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Around the Rest of the League:

Here are the scores from the other Game Ones:

Winnipeg (4) vs Minnesota (0)
Game Four: 4-2 WPG
Wpg: Scheifele, Laine, DeMelo, Wheeler
Min: Hunt, Foligno
Game Three: 4-2 WPG
Game Two: 3-1 WPG
Game One: 4-3 WPG

Pittsburgh (1) vs Boston (3)
Game Four: 4-3 OT BOS
Bos: Ritchie, Marchand, Krug, Bjork
Pit: Crosby, Riikola, Crosby
Game Three: 5-2 BOS
Game Two: 3-2 PIT
Game One: 6-2 BOS

Washington (4) vs Tampa Bay (0)
Game Four: 2-1 WSH
Wsh: Ovechkin, Eller
Tbl: Point
Game Three: 6-2 WSH
Game Two: 7-4 WSH
Game One: 5-4 WSH

A reminder of how Round 1 went for the rest.

Minnesota (4) vs Colorado (2)

Winnipeg (4) vs St. Louis (3)

Florida (2) vs Tampa Bay (4)

Toronto (2) vs Boston (4)

Arizona (4) vs Vegas (0)

Carolina (3) vs Washington (4)

Pittsburgh (4) vs Philadelphia (3)

Life After The Playoffs:

The reality is like the first playoffs we had, this fun ride will end. If you want to check out the article I laid out for new ideas from myself and you:

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As of right now, the next move will be Olympics 2018 revisited with NHL players, so stay tuned!

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Now, does anyone have any score predictions for today’s game?