With less than a week away until the start of the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs, registration is now open for the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Challenge Powered by Samsung.
The Bracket Challenge will go live as soon as the match-up selections are finalized on April 12, but eager fans can register in advance by visiting NHL.com/bracket. Fans can change their bracket picks right up until the puck drops for the first game on April 15th.
New for the 2015 season, fans looking for additional insights get an edge over the competition using Match-up Analysis with insights from SAP. Powered by SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud, Match-up Analysis was created with the fan in mind, by providing predictive analysis for each match-up from Round One to the Stanley Cup Champion.
“The Stanley Cup Playoffs not only raise the bar in terms of the on-ice competition but also the friendly competition among fans,” said NHL Vice President Product Development and Social Media, John Pacino. “SAP is providing fans with extensive analytical resources and new stats at NHL.com to help fans fill out their brackets while Samsung is offering innovative, new to market products for the winning entries. Without question, the Bracket Challenge has proven to be an effective way to increase engagement among avid fans and to connect with a wider audience of hockey fans.”
Match-up Analysis will be available to fans at the same time that Bracket Challenge goes live on April 12th.
Make sure to register for Bracket Challenge at NHL.com/bracket and complete your predictions by April 15th. The Bracket Challenge is available for registration in both English and French, and will also be available via the official NHL mobile app.