The Bruins defeated the Chicago Blackhawks in six games to win the Stanley Cup in EA Sports' annual simulation of the 2009 NHL post-season. The simulation was conducted on the NHL 09 video game, which is made in Burnaby, B.C.
The simulation saw the Bruins advance to the final — their first since 1990 — by beating the Montreal Canadiens in six games in the opening round, upending the Carolina Hurricanes in six games in round two and edging the Washington Capitals in seven games in a thrilling Eastern Conference final.
The Blackhawks advanced to their first Stanley Cup final since 1992 by beating the Calgary Flames 4-2 in round one, knocking off the Vancouver Canucks in six games in round two and upsetting the top-seeded San Jose Sharks in seven games in the Western Conference final.
April 13, 2009
Bruins Win Virtual Stanley Cup
From The Canadian Press: