Wednesday, October 29, 2008

The Metro Ice Challenge Is Back!!!

I'm so embarrassed for my negligence in updating you guys on the Metro Ice Challenge (What happened to Hummer?). For those of you who don't know, the Metro Ice Challenge is a head-to-head contest introduced by Madison Square Garden Network last year between the Rangers, Islanders and Devils. The winner is determined by the best record of head-to-head match-ups at the end of the season. 2 points are awarded for a win, 1 point for an overtime/shootout loss and 0 points for regulation loss. The winning team receives a $50,000 check for its designated charity.

We all remember the fiasco from last year (see here, here, here, and here), so there's been some rule changes this year:

In the case of a tie at the end of the season:
- First tie-breaker is the team with the better head-to-head record.
- Second tie-breaker is the team with the most wins in the MIC.
- Third tie-breaker is the team with the highest NHL seed.

Current Standings:
Rangers - 2-0-0 - 4 points
Devils - 1-1-0 - 2 points
Islanders - 0-2-0 - 0 points


Anonymous said...

Hummer's on the fast track to Dinosaur-dom. I almost feel like the should be different jersey's for the Metro Ice Matchups. Call me crazy.

brian said...

You're crazy.

NYRFan said...

No offense but that is a little nutty.