Monthly Archives: November 2016

OT Winner in Game 5 Sees 30th-seeded ’85-’86 Whalers Over 35th-seeded ’14-’15 Wild

This series was about as close as a five-game series can be. The 30th-seeded ’85-’86 Hartford Whalers average 44.6 shots per game while the 35th-seeded ’14-’15 Minnesota Wild averaged 42.4 shots per game. However, the Whalers were able to capitalize … Continue reading

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24th-seeded ’84-’85 Capitals Shut Down 41st-seeded ’15-’16 Jets in Sweep

This was not one of those Ultimate NHL Playoff sweeps where one team absolutely lights it up offensively while completely shutting it down defensively. The 24th-seeded ’84-’85 Washington Capitals were able to shut the 41st-seeded ’15-’16 Winnipeg Jets down, but … Continue reading

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Familiar Names Lead 32nd-seeded ’84-’85 Jets in Sweep of 33rd-seeded ’37-’38 Americans

The top line of the 32nd-seeded ’84-’85 Winnipeg Jets exploded yet again. Last year, all three were among the Ultimate NHL Playoff’s top scorers and they’re likely headed there again. Meanwhile, the 33rd-seeded ’37-’38 New York Americans did pose a … Continue reading

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Babych and 21st-seeded ’80-’81 Blues Sweep 44th-seeded ’74-’75 Scouts

The seventh sweep of the Ultimate NHL Playoff First Round so far, out of 11 series’. Par for the course, really. Wayne Babych led the 21st-seeded ’80-’81 St. Louis Blues offensively this series with 12 points. Mike Zuke was behind … Continue reading

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High-Powered 23rd-seeded ’79-’80 Sabres Sweep 42nd-seeded ’22-’23 Tigers

This series was about as dominant as it gets. I’ll make this quick. The 23rd-seeded ’79-’80 Buffalo Sabres always have players near the top of the scoring leaders in the Ultimate NHL Playoff and that’s not gonna be any different … Continue reading

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