Grand Prix Final Entry Predictions

I apologize for my lack of coverage on ice dance for Skate America. Life is insane at the moment and this is all I have time for. Now that more than half the grand prix events have passed, here are some standings and predictions:

Legend:

Definitely going to the GPF
Probably going to the GPF
Predicted by the Rinkside Cafe to go to the GPF

Men

Daisuke Takahashi (30 points)
Oda Nobunari (26 points)
Takahiko Kozuka (15 points so far – slated for TEB)
Patrick Chan Score (15 points so far – slated for Cup of Russia)
Jeremy Abbott (13 points so far – slated for Cup of Russia)
Last spot a free for all between (probably) Tomas Verner (11 points), Florent Amodio (11 points) and Brian Joubert (9 points)

Ladies

Kanako Murakami (26 points)
Rachael Flatt (26 points)
Carolina Kostner (26 points)
Miki Ando (15 points – slated for Cup of Russia)
Akiko Suzuki (13 points – slated for Cup of Russia)
Toss off between Ksenia M
akarova (13 points) and Alissa Czisny (15 points) – Alissa is in the toss-off only because of her history of inconsistency

Pairs

Qing Pang & Tong Jian (30 points)
Wenjing Sui & Cong Han (24 points)
Ekaterina Iliushchekinda & Nodari Maisuradze (24 points)
Kirsten Moore-Towers & Dylan Moscovitch (26 points)
Aliona Savchenko & Robin Szolkowy (15 points – slated for TEB)
Vera Bazarova & Yuri Larionov (13 points – slated for TEB)

Ice Dance

Meryl Davis & Charlie White (30 points)
Vanessa Crone & Paul Poirier (28 points)

Natalie Pechalat & Fabian Bourzat (15 points – slated for TEB)
Federica Faiella & Massimo Scali (11 points – slated for Cup of Russia)

Ekaterina Bobrova & Dmitri Sloviev (13 points – slated for Cup of Russia)
Madison Chock & Greg Zuerlin (11 points – slated for TEB)


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