Monthly Archives: December 2015

12th-seeded ’74-’75 Flyers Handle 28th-seeded ’09-’10 Sharks in Five Games to Advance to QtrFinal

The 12th-seeded ’74-’75 Philadelphia Flyers started this series off with back-to-back 4-0 shutouts. The 28th-seeded ’09-’10 San Jose Sharks got in the series with a double overtime win in Game 3, but the Flyers held on for one-goal wins in … Continue reading

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13th-seeded ’74-’75 Kings Pull off MAJOR UPSET; Defeat 4th-seeded ’73-’74 Bruins in Six Games

This series began with a shutout by the 4th-seeded ’73-’74 Boston Bruins. After that, the 13th-seeded ’74-’75 Los Angeles Kings took control of the series with two consecutive wins in overtime, including a triple overtime winner. The Kings finally did the … Continue reading

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23rd-seeded ’79-’80 Sabres Upset 7th-seeded ’71-’72 New York Rangers in Close Seven Game Series

Game 1 of this series turned out to be the game with the widest margin of victory at three (6-3 final). After that, this series featured a triple overtime in Game 2 and three one-goal games to finish the series. … Continue reading

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Behind a Pair of Shutouts from Osgood, 3rd-seeded ’07-’08 Red Wings Sweep 14th-seeded ’34-’35 Maroons

One of the lowest-scoring series’ of the tournament so far. A battle of the goaltenders goes to Chris Osgood and the 3rd-seeded ’07-’08 Detroit Red Wings. They allowed the 14th-seeded ’34-’35 Montreal Maroons just five goals over the four games. … Continue reading

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15th-seeded ’00-’01 Avalanche Defeat 31st-seeded ’84-’85 Jets in Seven Games Behind 22 Points from Joe Sakic

This was another high-scoring series and in the end the 15th-seeded ’00-’01 Colorado Avalanche outscored the 31st-seeded ’84-’85 Winnipeg Jets by just four total goals over the seven games. As the title says, Joe Sakic was the engine for the Avs … Continue reading

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