Top-Seeded ’84-’85 Nordiques Sweep 4th-Seeded ’86-’87 Nordiques for Spot in Qualifier Final

The top-seeded ’84-’85 Quebec Nordiques were simply better than the 4th-seeded ’86-’87 Quebec Nordiques in this series. Michel Goulet and Peter Stastny are on both of these teams and were the two best players for both teams. They both posted two goals and three assists for the ’84-’85 Nordiques in Game 1 as they opened the series with a 7-3 win. The ’86-’87 Nordiques opened up a 2-0 lead after the first period, but the ’84-’85 Nordiques four goals in the second period to take a 4-2 lead. They wound up taking Game 2 by a final of 6-3. Peter Stastny and Brent Ashton both potted two goals in the win for the ’84-’85 Nordiques. Peter Stastny then posted two goals and three assists for five points in Game 3 as the ’84-’85 Nordiques won 6-3, again. Goulet posted two goals and two assists in the Game 3 win. In Game 4, the ’86-’87 Nordiques took a 3-2 lead into the second period. Goulet accounted for three of the five total goals in that first period, two of them for the ’86-’87 Nordiques. Goulet then scored a PP goal for the ’84-’85 Nordiques late in the third period to tie the game up at four. It was then Peter Stastny that scored the overtime winner eight plus minutes into the overtime period for the ’84-’85 Nordiques completing the sweep.

GAME 1:

1st Period 2nd Period 3rd Period Overtime Total
’86-’87 Nordiques 0 3 0 3
’84-’85 Nordiques 2 3 2 7

GAME SUMMARY: ’84-’85 QUE – 7   ’86-’87 QUE – 3   (1-0 ’84-’85 QUE)

STARS OF THE GAME:

1st Star: LW – Michel Goulet (’84-’85 QUE) – 2 G   3 A   5 P   +2   12 S

2nd Star: C – Peter Stastny (’84-’85 QUE) – 2 G   3 A   5 P   +2   7 S

3rd Star: D – Randy Moller (’84-’85 QUE) – 2 G   0 A   2 P   +3   5 S

GAME 2:

1st Period 2nd Period 3rd Period Overtime Total
’86-’87 Nordiques 2 0 1 3
’84-’85 Nordiques 0 4 2 6

GAME SUMMARY: ’84-’85 QUE – 6   ’86-’87 QUE – 3   (2-0 ’84-’85 QUE)

STARS OF THE GAME:

1st Star: LW – Brent Ashton (’84-’85 QUE) – 2 G   0 A   2 P   +3   4 S

2nd Star: C – Dale Hunter (’84-’85 QUE) – 1 G   1 A   2 P   +3   3 S

3rd Star: RW – Marian Stastny (’84-’85 QUE) – 1 G   1 A   2 P   +3   4 S

GAME 2:

1st Period 2nd Period 3rd Period Overtime Total
’86-’87 Nordiques 2 0 1 3
’84-’85 Nordiques 0 4 2 6

GAME SUMMARY: ’84-’85 QUE – 6   ’86-’87 QUE – 3   (2-0 ’84-’85 QUE)

STARS OF THE GAME:

1st Star: LW – Brent Ashton (’84-’85 QUE) – 2 G   0 A   2 P   +3   4 S

2nd Star: C – Dale Hunter (’84-’85 QUE) – 1 G   1 A   2 P   +3   3 S

3rd Star: RW – Marian Stastny (’84-’85 QUE) – 1 G   1 A   2 P   +3   4 S

GAME 3:

1st Period 2nd Period 3rd Period Overtime Total
’84-’85 Nordiques 1 3 2 6
’86-’87 Nordiques 0 2 1 3

GAME SUMMARY: ’84-’85 QUE – 6   ’86-’87 QUE – 3   (3-0 ’84-’85 QUE)

STARS OF THE GAME:

1st Star: C – Peter Stastny (’84-’85 QUE) – 2 G   3 A   5 P   +2   8 S

2nd Star: LW – Michel Goulet (’84-’85 QUE) – 2 G   2 A   4 P   +2   13 S   2 PIM

3rd Star: LW – Michel Goulet (’86-’87 QUE) – 3 G   0 A   3 P   Even   6 S

GAME 4:

1st Period 2nd Period 3rd Period Overtime Total
’84-’85 Nordiques 2 1 1 1 5
’86-’87 Nordiques 3 0 1 0 4

GAME SUMMARY: ’84-’85 QUE – 5   ’86-’87 QUE – 4   (OT)   (4-0 ’84-’85 QUE)

STARS OF THE GAME:

1st Star: LW – Michel Goulet (’86-’87 QUE) – 2 G   1 A   3 P   +2   12 S

2nd Star: C – Peter Stastny (’84-’85 QUE) – 1 G   2 A   3 P   -2   8 S   72.0 FO%

3rd Star: LW – Michel Goulet (’84-’85 QUE) – 2 G   1 A   3 P   -2   9 S   2 PIM

So, the top-seeded ’84-’85 Nordiques are in the 2015 Quebec Nordiques Qualifying Tournament Final. Up next is the other Semifinal matchup between the 6th-seeded ’85-’86 Nordiques and the 7th-seeded ’92-’93 Nordiques.

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