Daily Archives: September 13, 2014

’78-’79 Atlanta Flames Upset ’08-’09 Washington Capitals in Surprise Sweep

Well, the Bruce Boudreau-led ’08-’09 Washington Capitals underperformed in a playoff like only a Bruce Boudreau-led team can. Not only did they get upset, they got thoroughly dominated in this four-game sweep. They got outscored in these four games by … Continue reading

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’06-’07 Anaheim Ducks Power Their Way Through to the 2nd Round in Sweep of ’34-’35 St. Louis Eagles

As expected, the ’06-’07 Anaheim Ducks advance to the 2nd Round with a sweep of the ’34-’35 St. Louis Eagles. Ducks goaltender Jean-Sebastien Giguere has always performed well in the postseason during his career, which ended just this past season, … Continue reading

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Balanced Attack Leads ’10-’11 Nashville Predators to Seven Game Upset Over ’84-’85 Winnipeg Jets

Whether or not this is truly an upset, it is a seeded upset. The ’10-’11 Predators did, however, score more than I was expecting. The Preds have never been a big offensive threat and always relied on defense and goaltending. … Continue reading

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’99-’00 St. Louis Blues Sweep ’74-’75 Kansas City Scouts to Advance to 2nd Round

The ’99-’00 St. Louis Blues are yet another higher seed to take care of business via¬†a sweep to move onto the 2nd Round. The Blues’ goaltender Roman Turek was incredible in the series posting just a 1.25 GAA and a … Continue reading

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’09-’10 San Jose Sharks Advance to 2nd Round Over ’05-’06 Atlanta Thrashers in Six Games

I was expecting the ’05-’06 Atlanta Thrashers to pose a little bit of a threat to the ’09-’10 San Jose Sharks, but definitely expected the Sharks to move on. Five of the six games in this series were one goal … Continue reading

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