Daily Archives: March 6, 2015

Reigning Representatives, ’78-’79 Flames, Make Statement in Sweep Over ’73-’74 Flames

It was the familiar names from last year’s cinderella story yet again that helped lead the ’78-’79 Atlanta Flames to the win in this Quarterfinal matchup. The goaltender behind the ’78-’79 Flames’ run in the inaugural Ultimate NHL Playoff, Dan … Continue reading

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Nilsson and Chouinard Propel 2nd-Seeded ’79-’80 Flames Over ’74-’75 Flames in Six Games; Advance to Semis

The #2 seed, the ’79-’80 Atlanta Flames, seemed to be poised for a quick victory or even a sweep after taking the first two games of the series by a combined score of 10-2. Guy Chouinard and Kent Nilsson led … Continue reading

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’75-’76 Flames Defeat ’77-’78 Flames in Very Competitive Seven Game Series to Advance in Qualifier

The vaunted 4-5 matchup. The ’77-’78 Flames took Game 1 thanks to a game-winning goal from Guy Chouinard, his second of the game, just past halfway through the third period. One interesting side note, Tom Lysiak played for both the … Continue reading

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Top-Seeded ’76-’77 Flames Sweep ’72-’73 Flames in First Round of Qualifier

This was a series of blowouts and overtimes. It started with the ’76-’77 Flames taking Game 1 thanks to a goal from Curt Bennett 50 seconds into the second overtime. The goaltenders, which happens to be the same player, Phil … Continue reading

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