Live NHL hockey isn’t happening but ESPN and EA Sports have teamed up to do a weekly season simulation. As the simulation is reaching the mid-way point, there are some pretty unbelievable facts from the mock NHL season.
The simulation, up to this point, can be found here. Most of the teams have finished 35 games or more leading to the establishment of the conference pecking order.
The team “video game numbers” comes to mind for some of the statistics being produced by the season simulation. Sure, it’s not like the time we all created ourselves with a 99 rating and broke all of Wayne Gretzky’s scoring records in the first three games of the season, but some numbers are a bit outlandish.
With no further delay, here are 10 of the most unbelievable things from the ESPN NHL ’13 season simulation.
Season statistics can be found here.