The LA Kings won the Stanley Cup yesterday, beating the New Jersey Devils in six games. We wrote about the NHL's predictive game app, and now the results are in. PrePlay, the company behind the second-screen app, shared the results with Lost Remote. Fans made 187,508 real-time predictions via the app about who would win the Conference Finals and then the Stanley Cup...
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The pro sports leagues have a tremendous opportunity to capitalize on the second screen, and the NHL has rolled out the most promising synchronized experience we've seen among the leagues to date. Called NHL Preplay, the iPad app (iPhone coming soon) enables fans to predict what will happen next in live games, competing head-to-head with their friends -- the first app of its kind in US pro sports. It launched just in time for the NHL playoffs, and we gave it a spin with the Phoenix-Nashville game.
Whether you're a hard core GetGlue user who loves every opportunity to get a sticker and check in, or you're one of the skeptics who doesn't think their current strategy will lead to anything big in the future, you can't deny their impressive partnerships. Storify recently added GetGlue to their platform, and the social TV company has recently launched a partnership with the NHL that includes an integration with their "NHL GameCenter 2011-2012" app for iPhone and iPad.