Part Three of the Tank Wars starts now!

Are you ready?

The Buffalo Sabres are right in the midst of the 2014-15 Tank Wars - the team has mustered seven points and sixteen goals in thirteen games. Carolina Hurricanes, Columbus Blue Jackets, Arizona Coyotes and Edmonton Oilers are all in the vicinity for now, but you know they will pull away as the season goes along. The Sabres have the lead in the all-important ROW (regular & overtime wins) category too, with just one win.

Salient has hit upon the winning formula with his picks in the Tank Wars - he's picked O(ther), U(nder), U(nder), U(nder) in every game so far and has reaped the benefits. nwsabresfan also used this formula to score 21 points in round two. In second place tied with 20 points for round two were Ubiquitous, kitaman27 and predator007, all previous winners at the Pick n' Mix. Click here for the full spreadsheet and leaderboard.

Here is the overall top three -

#1 - Salient
#2 - Ubiquitous & Wolfdoctor
#3 - kitaman27

So on to the next round. This is the fantasy hockey game that needs no cheat sheets, stats, pencils, late night drafts or in fact, little to no knowledge of the Buffalo Sabres either. All you have to do is pick what you think the Sabres are going to do next. Here's Buffalo's schedule for the next couple of weeks -

WED NOV 5, 2014
7:30 PM ET
FRI NOV 7, 2014
7:00 PM ET
SAT NOV 8, 2014
7:00 PM ET
TUE NOV 11, 2014
8:00 PM ET
THU NOV 13, 2014
8:00 PM ET
SAT NOV 15, 2014
7:00 PM ET

Scoring is simple, all you need to do is come up with the following picks -

1) winning team [W] (including a shootout winner) = B (Buffalo) or O (Other)
2) goals [G] over/under in each game (O/U of 5.5 goals) = O (Over) or U (Under)
3) powerplay goals [PPG] over/under in each game (O/U of 1.5 goals) = O or U
4) penalty minutes [PIM] over/under in each game (O/U of 25 PIM) = O or U

See, it's really that simple! One point for each correct answer, a max of four per game. You can submit your answers in the comments section of this post, in the form of (for example) -

B U O O etc.

We'll need all your week's picks in before puckdrop in the first game. If you miss the deadline, just put in your picks for the remaining games as soon as you can. This will be season-long, so make sure you don't miss any weeks. Good luck, and Go Mc-Eichel!