Monthly Archives: November 2014

Shutt’s OT Winner has ’76-’77 Canadiens One Win Away from Ultimate NHL Championship

The top-seeded ’76-’77 Montreal Canadiens have been dominant all tournament and are now on the verge of being the champions of the inaugural Ultimate NHL Playoff. The opening period of Game 3 was completely uneventful until Gary Roberts received a … Continue reading

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Four PP Goals Propel ’76-’77 Canadiens to 4-2 Win in Game 2; Open Up 2-0 Series Lead Over ’88-’89 Flames

The 19th-seeded ’88-’89 Calgary Flames dug themselves a hole early in Game 2. Defenseman Brian MacLellan and winger Gary Roberts were both called for roughing just four seconds apart early in the opening frame. The top-seeded ’76-’77 Montreal Canadiens would … Continue reading

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Game 1 of Inaugural Ultimate NHL Final Goes to ’76-’77 Canadiens with 4-2 Win Over ’88-’89 Flames

This is the matchup I was hoping for. The top-seeded ’76-’77 Montreal Canadiens and the 19th-seeded ’88-’89 Calgary Flames have arguably been the two best teams in the tournament and should be a good matchup. The first period of Game … Continue reading

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Skater and Goalie Stat Leaders through Five Rounds

Skater Stats: Goals: CGY – RW – Hakan Loob – 21 BUF – C – Gilbert Perreault – 20 CGY – C – Joe Nieuwendyk – 20 EDM – C – Wayne Gretzky – 17 ANA – RW – Teemu … Continue reading

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Semifinal Round Recap and Team Stat Leaders through Five Rounds

We are now ready to begin the Ultimate NHL Final, but first a look back at the Semifinals. One series was mostly dominated by one team, but the other much much better. The top-seeded ’76-’77 Montreal Canadiens dominated their bitter … Continue reading

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