Daily Archives: September 15, 2014

Daniel Sedin Scores Seven Goals in ’10-’11 Canucks’ Sweep of ’13-’14 Jets

The final series of the 1st Round turned out to be a sweep of the ’13-’14 Winnipeg Jets by the ’10-’11 Vancouver Canucks. Daniel Sedin provided all the offense the Canucks needed in Game 1 with a five goal performance. … Continue reading

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Bobby Smith Leads ’79-’80 North Stars Over ’75-’76 Golden Seals in Six Games

This matchup between the ’79-’80 North Stars and the ’75-’76 Golden Seals turned out to be a fairly competitive one. I was expecting the North Stars to have a slight advantage and they did, and ultimately were the better team. … Continue reading

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’88-’89 Calgary Flames Light Up ’19-’20 Quebec Bulldogs in Sweep

I thought this ’88-’89 Calgary Flames team was going to be good, but their offensive absolutely exploded in this series, including a 16-goal outburst in a Game 2 win. They were led by Swedish winger Hakan Loob who posted six … Continue reading

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Goaltender Niklas Backstrom Leads ’08-’09 Wild Over ’11-’12 Coyotes in Six Games

The ’08-’09 Wild pulled off a seeded upset in this series, but the two teams could not be more evenly matched. The team stats were almost identical between the two sides. The ’08-’09 Wild won because Niklas Backstrom outplayed his … Continue reading

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’79-’80 Buffalo Sabres Sweep ’25-’26 Pittsburgh Pirates to Advance to 2nd Round

Here’s another 1st Round sweep and another series dominated by the higher seed. The ’79-’80 Buffalo Sabres team is the first Sabres team post the “French Connection” years. The two remaining members of that legendary line on this team are … Continue reading

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