I’ve already mentioned it on two occasions, but I’ll say it again: hockey pools are back. If that’s not enough to make you happy, remember that there are only two days left before hockey is back.
As you can imagine, I love pools. Already, I’ve done the classic Grand Pool of RDS, La Presse’s and even Olivier Primeau’s.
A brand new pool
However, it is another pool, made for the CH fans that caught my attention and that I wanted to introduce to you.
I present you the pool La Poche Bleue. A collaboration with Marqueur.com in which you have to choose a player among 20 different rounds. Among the players you can select are several Montreal players including: Carey Price, Jeff Petry, Shea Weber, Phillip Danault, Tomas Tatar, Alexander Romanov, « KK », Nick Suzuki, Brendan Gallagher and Jonathan Drouin.
Awards for CH fans
It is also the prices that make the pool of La Poche Bleue interesting. As a first prize: go see a CH game (next season) in a green room with five of your friends and none other than Guillaume Latendresse and Maxim Lapierre.Second place also leads to a Tricolore match, but without being able to meet 2 former CH players, you can still win a pair of tickets. Finally, whoever finishes third deserves a jersey autographed by Phillip Danault and other official prizes from La Poche Bleue worth about $500.
Compete against stars
Another interesting element is that they adopted the formula that the Pool of Pros had at the time. That is to say, to compete against « stars ». Every week, you will be able to compare the performances and choices of your pool with many famous personalities. Notably, Lapierre and Latendresse, but also « JiC », Olivier Primeau, Etienne Boulay or even Fouki. In short, you don’t want to miss it.
Making the right choices
In short, in order to be competitive this year and to finally beat your friends, don’t forget to know who to pick and who to avoid. In the meantime, hang in there hockey fans, only a few more days to wait!
Translated by Michel-Alexandre Broekart