Burke Posts 1.67 GAA in Final Three Games of Series to Lead 7th-seeded ’99-’00 Coyotes Over 2nd-seeded ’09-’10 Coyotes in Six Games

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Goaltender Sean Burke of the ’99-’00 Coyotes (via coyotes.nhl.com)

This series started out with a couple of blowouts. First off, the 2nd-seeded ’09-’10 Coyotes won Game 1 by a score of 7-2. Radim Vrbata led the charge offensively with a goal and three assists for four points. Then, the 7th-seeded ’99-’00 Coyotes took Game 2 by a final of 8-1. They scored four goals in the second and three in the third on their way to the win. Greg Adams registered a hat trick in the win before the game was even half way over. The ’09-’10 Coyotes got a 39-save shutout performance from Ilya Bryzgalov as they won Game 3, 5-0. Wojtek Wolski accounted for two of those five goals. Jyrki Lumme scored at the 12:34 mark of the third period for the ’99-’00 Coyotes to tie Game 4, 2-2, which forced overtime. Then, it took until the 19:11 mark of the second overtime for Dallas Drake to score and win the game for the ’99-’00 Coyotes. Jeremy Roenick then led the ’99-’00 Coyotes to a 5-2 win in Game 5 with a goal and two assists. In Game 6, Martin Hanzal was the first to score when he gave the ’09-’10 Coyotes a 1-0 lead at the 11:09 mark of the third. Just three plus minutes later, Shane Doan scored to tie the game and eventually forced overtime. Unlike Game 4, this overtime only last a little less than four minutes when Travis Green ended the series and clinched the upset for the ’99-’00 Coyotes. Burke stopped 141 of 146 shots against combined in Game’s 4, 5 and 6 as he led the upset charge.

GAME 1:

1st Period 2nd Period 3rd Period Overtime Total
’99-’00  Coyotes 1 1 0 2
’09-’10 Coyotes 2 3 2 7

GAME SUMMARY:  ’09-’10 PHX – 7   ’99-’00 PHX – 2   (1-0 ’09-’10 PHX)

STARS OF THE GAME:

1st Star: LW – Wojtek Wolski (’09-’10 PHX) – 2 G   1 A   3 P   +3   11 S

2nd Star: RW – Radim Vrbata (’09-’10 PHX) – 1 G   3 A   4 P   +1   7 S

3rd Star: RW – Lee Stempniak (’09-’10 PHX) – 2 G   1 A   3 P   +1   7 S

GAME 2:

1st Period 2nd Period 3rd Period Overtime Total
’99-’00  Coyotes 1 4 3 8
’09-’10 Coyotes 1 0 0 1

GAME SUMMARY:  ’99-’00 PHX – 8   ’09-’10 PHX – 1   (1-1)

STARS OF THE GAME:

1st Star: LW – Greg Adams (’99-’00 PHX) – 5 G   0 A   5 P   +3   5 S

2nd Star: G – Sean Burke (’99-’00 PHX) – W   1.00 GAA   .978 SV% (45 SV’s)

3rd Star: D – Jyrki Lumme (’99-’00 PHX) – 1 G   2 A   3 P   +2   3 S

GAME 3:

1st Period 2nd Period 3rd Period Overtime Total
’09-’10  Coyotes 1 3 1 5
’99-’00 Coyotes 0 0 0 0

GAME SUMMARY:  ’09-’10 PHX – 5   ’99-’00 PHX – 0   (2-1   ’09-’10 PHX)

STARS OF THE GAME:

1st Star: G – Ilya Bryzgalov (’09-’10 PHX) – W   0.00 GAA   1.000 SV% (39 SV’s)

2nd Star: LW – Wojtek Wolski (’09-’10 PHX) – 2 G   0 A   2 P   +3   6 S

3rd Star: D – Adrian Aucoin (’09-’10 PHX) – 0 G   2 A   2 P   +4   0 S

GAME 4:

1st Period 2nd Period 3rd Period 2nd Overtime Total
’09-’10  Coyotes 2 0 0 0 2
’99-’00 Coyotes 1 0 1 1 3

GAME SUMMARY:   ’99-’00 PHX – 3   ’09-’10 PHX – 2   (2OT)   (2-2)

STARS OF THE GAME:

1st Star: G – Sean Burke (’99-’00 PHX) – W   2.00 GAA   .967 SV% (58 SV’s)

2nd Star: G – Ilya Bryzgalov (’09-’10 PHX) – OTL   3.00 GAA   .959 SV% (71 SV’s)

3rd Star: D – Adrian Aucoin (’09-’10 PHX) – 0 G   2 A   2 P   +4   0 S

GAME 5:

1st Period 2nd Period 3rd Period Overtime Total
’99-’00  Coyotes 2 2 1 5
’09-’10 Coyotes 0 2 0 2

GAME SUMMARY:  ’99-’00 PHX – 5   ’09-’10 PHX – 2   (3-2   ’99-’00 PHX)

STARS OF THE GAME:

1st Star: C – Jeremy Roenick (’99-’00 PHX) – 1 G   2 A   3 P   +2   3 S   2 PIM

2nd Star: G – Sean Burke (’99-’00 PHX) – W   2.00 GAA   .951 SV% (39 SV’s)

3rd Star: D – Jyrki Lumme (’99-’00 PHX) – 1 G   1 A   2 P   +2   4 S

GAME 6:

1st Period 2nd Period 3rd Period Overtime Total
’09-’10  Coyotes 0 0 1 0 1
’99-’00 Coyotes 0 0 1 1 2

GAME SUMMARY:   ’99-’00 PHX – 2   ’09-’10 PHX – 1   (OT)   (4-2   ’99-’00 PHX)

STARS OF THE GAME:

1st Star: G – Sean Burke (’99-’00 PHX) – W   1.00 GAA   .978 SV% (44 SV’s)

2nd Star: G – Ilya Bryzgalov (’09-’10 PHX) – OTL   2.00 GAA   .953 SV% (41 SV’s)

3rd Star: C – Martin Hanzal (’09-’10 PHX) – 1 G   0 A   1 P   +1   4 S

Up next is the 3-6 matchup between the ’98-’99 Coyotes and the ’01-’02 Coyotes!

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