The Folgers Cup

This is the 9th annual Folgers Cup.  This has been closed competition to the members of #hfi78, but this year we are opening up the contest to any exceptional mathletes and prognosticators who feel they are worthy of the challenge.

Here is a Google Sheet to help you organize your team.  Please take the time to make a copy of this sheet before adding your choices.

The Cup is sacred and can only be touched by previous Champions and or the Master Craftsmen who created the trophy.

This is a playoff hockey pool for grade 7/8 students, but you can adapt it to any grade if you wish.  My class winner will be crowned the champion but we will acknowledge any other adversaries that are deemed worthy of praise.

These are the Rules:

You may pick any team/player from the 16 teams in the Stanley Cup Playoffs.

You must Pick 1 Team, 1 Goalie, 2 Defensemen and 10 Forwards.

Your Team and Goalie score 3.45 points per win

Your Goalie scores 2.55 points per Shutout

Your Players score 1.85 per assist

Your Players score 2.35 per goal

During the 2nd Round of the Playoffs you may trade 2 players (no team or goalie trades).  New player’s score replaces the old one.

During the first round you are not permitted to use a calculator

During the 3rd and 4th rounds you must use a spreadsheet.

You must create an original name and logo to identify your team.

A screenshot/list of your team must be submitted to Mr. Hewett before the beginning of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.

Some Important things to help your player choices:

Here are the teams that qualified for the playoffs and their first round opponents:

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Playoff Schedule

Here are some of the league’s leading scorers from the regular season (Just make sure that your players are actually in the playoffs ;).

Goalies – Take note of GP (games played) W (wins) and SO (shutouts).

Pos = Position: Be careful here because you must have 2 D (defensemen).

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Players: Take note of GP (Games Played) G (goals) and A (assists).

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