Sharpley Shines in Game’s 3 and 4 as 2nd-seeded ’80-’81 North Stars Sweep 7th-seeded ’84-’85 North Stars

The 2nd-seeded ’80-’81 Minnesota North Stars got off to a great start and kept it going for a sweep. They scored five goals in the opening period of Game 1 with two goals coming from both Bobby Smith and Al MacAdam. Smith got his hat trick in the second period, one of three goals from the ’80-’81 North Stars, in the period, but the 7th-seeded ’84-’85 Minnesota North Stars potted four in the period with two coming from Brian Bellows. A goal from each team in the third period led to a 9-6 win for the 2nd seed. The 7th seed held a 3-2 lead after the first period, but were shutout for the rest of the game as the ’80-’81 North Stars scored five in the second and third periods for a 7-3 win. Glen Sharpley set up two goals early in the first period of Game 3 and added another assist on a PP goal from defenseman Curt Giles in the third as the ’80-’81 North Stars won 5-2. In Game 4, Sharpley potted two goals early in the first period, including one on the PP. Dino Ciccarelli then scored two of his own within 20 seconds late in the second period for the ’80-’81 North Stars as they completed the sweep with a 6-4 win.

GAME 1:

1st Period 2nd Period 3rd Period Overtime Total
’84-’85 North Stars 1 4 1 6
’80-’81 North Stars 5 3 1 9

GAME SUMMARY: ’80-’81 MNS – 9   ’84-’85 MNS – 6    (1-0 ’80-’81 MNS)

STARS OF THE GAME:

1st Star: RW – Al MacAdam (’80-’81 MNS) – 2 G   2 A   4 P   +3   6 S   2 PIM

2nd Star: C – Tim Young (’80-’81 MNS) – 2 G   2 A   4 P   +3   5 S   2 PIM

3rd Star: LW – Brian Bellows (’84-’85 MNS) – 2 G   1 A   3 P   +3   3 S   2 PIM

GAME 2:

1st Period 2nd Period 3rd Period Overtime Total
’84-’85 North Stars 3 0 0 3
’80-’81 North Stars 2 2 3 7

GAME SUMMARY: ’80-’81 MNS – 7   ’84-’85 MNS – 3    (2-0 ’80-’81 MNS)

STARS OF THE GAME:

1st Star: C – Bobby Smith (’80-’81 MNS) – 1 G   2 A   3 P   +2   9 S   2 PIM

2nd Star: LW – Tom McCarthy (’80-’81 MNS) – 2 G   0 A   2 P   +1   4 S

3rd Star: RW – Dino Ciccarelli (’80-’81 MNS) – 1 G   1 A   2 P   +2   3 S

GAME 3:

1st Period 2nd Period 3rd Period Overtime Total
’80-’81 North Stars 3 1 1 5
’84-’85 North Stars 1 1 0 2

GAME SUMMARY: ’80-’81 MNS – 5   ’84-’85 MNS – 2    (3-0 ’80-’81 MNS)

STARS OF THE GAME:

1st Star: C – Glen Sharpley (’80-’81 MNS) – 0 G   3 A   3 P   +2   2 S   2 PIM

2nd Star: G – Gilles Meloche (’84-’85 MNS) – L   5.00 GAA   .923 SV% (60 SV’s)

3rd Star: G – Don Beaupre (’80-’81 MNS) – W   2.00 GAA   .947 SV% (36 SV’s)

GAME 4:

1st Period 2nd Period 3rd Period Overtime Total
’80-’81 North Stars 2 3 1 6
’84-’85 North Stars 1 2 1 4

GAME SUMMARY: ’80-’81 MNS – 6   ’84-’85 MNS – 4    (4-0 ’80-’81 MNS)

STARS OF THE GAME:

1st Star: C – Glen Sharpley (’80-’81 MNS) – 2 G   1 A   3 P   +2   5 S

2nd Star: LW – Steve Payne (’84-’85 MNS) – 1 G   2 A   3 P   +3   10 S

3rd Star: RW – Dino Ciccarelli (’80-’81 MNS) – 2 G   0 A   2 P   +1   4 S   4 PIM

Up next is the 3-6 matchup between the ’79-’80 Minnesota North Stars and the 6th-seeded ’70-’71 Minnesota North Stars!

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