Monthly Archives: October 2016

Goaltending Shines as 20th-seeded ’08-’09 Hurricanes Defeat 45th-seeded ’76-’77 Barons in Five Games

The 45th-seeded ’76-’77 Cleveland Barons got the jump on the 20th-seeded ’08-’09 Carolina Hurricanes in this series. They took Game 1 in a shootout, 6-4, by far the highest game of the series. After that, the two goalies took over … Continue reading

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34th-seeded ’83-’84 Nordiques Take 3-0 Series Lead, but 31st-seeded ’06-’07 Predators Comeback to Win in Seven Games

The 34th-seeded ’83-’84 Quebec Nordiques took the first three games of this series fairly easily, outscoring the 31st-seeded ’06-’07 Nashville Predators 16-7. Then, in Game 4, the ’83-’84 Nordiques led 2-0 just three and a half minutes into the game, … Continue reading

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Heatley Scores OT Winner in Game 6 to Clinch Series for 26th-seeded ’05-’06 Senators Over 39th-seeded ’78-’79 Flames

The 39th-seeded ’78-’79 Atlanta Flames have been trouble makers in the past and they caused some problems here for the 26th-seeded ’05-’06 Ottawa Senators. The ’05-’06 Senators needed an OT winner from Chris Kelly to take a 2-0 series lead … Continue reading

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19th-seeded ’05-’06 Mighty Ducks Blow 46th-seeded ’19-’20 Bulldogs Out of the Water in Sweep to Start 3rd Annual UNP

The Third Annual Ultimate NHL Playoff begins with a blowout sweep. Like most of these First Round matchups over the year, especially one that included an extent, almost ancient franchise. The 19th-seeded ’05-’06 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim swept the 46th-seeded … Continue reading

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Preview of 2016 Ultimate NHL Playoff: First Round

The stage is set for the beginning of the 2016 Ultimate NHL Playoff. Much like the 2015 UNP First Round, the 2016 UNP First Round only includes one Stanley Cup Winner, and that would be the ’88-’89 Calgary Flames, a … Continue reading

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