Daily Archives: October 7, 2014

Brodeur, Luongo Go Save-for-Save, But ’96-’97 Devils Defeat ’10-’11 Canucks in Six Games

This series was all about the goaltending. Only twice did a game feature more than three total goals during the six games. For the 11th-seeded ’96-’97 New Jersey Devils, goaltender Martin Brodeur was the wall he has been for so … Continue reading

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’95-’96 Colorado Avalanche Defeat ’99-’00 St. Louis Blues in an Incredibly Even Seven Games

This series was literally a toss up. The two teams posted nearly identical stats in every category with both teams scoring 21 goals in the seven games. However, someone had to win and the 12th-seeded ’95-’96 Colorado Avalanche defeated the … Continue reading

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‘The Great One’ Helps Lead ’83-’84 Edmonton Oilers in Sweep of ’09-’10 San Jose Sharks

As expected, the 5th-seeded ’83-’84 Edmonton Oilers flexed their muscle in their tournament debut with a sweep of the 28th-seeded ’09-’10 San Jose Sharks, who were a team that less than 10 regulation losses in their record. Wayne Gretzky showed … Continue reading

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’78-’79 New York Islanders Breeze Through ’05-’06 Ottawa Senators in Five Games

The 8th-seeded ’78-’79 New York Islanders begin their tournament with a five-game series win over the 25th-seeded ’05-’06 Ottawa Senators. This Islanders team features many players that would make the Islanders dynasty years so great, including Bryan Trottier. He led … Continue reading

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