Monthly Archives: December 2016

23rd-seeded ’79-’80 Sabres Roll On, as Usual, by Defeating 10th-seeded ’19-’20 Senators in Five Games

Just business as usual for the 23rd-seeded ’79-’80 Buffalo Sabres. They took care of business in a five-game defeat of the 10th-seeded ’19-’20 Ottawa Senators. Buffalo outscored them 25-15 and outshot them on average by 20. The Senators did have … Continue reading

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Kane and Keith Lead the Way as 5th-seeded ’12-’13 Blackhawks Defeat 28th-seeded ’72-’73 North Stars

Special teams was a huge factor in this series and it was heavy in the 5th-seeded ’12-’13 Chicago Blackhawks’ favor. They were only shorthanded four times during the five games and did not allow a PPG. However, they went 5-for-12 … Continue reading

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30th-seeded ’85-’86 Whalers Pull Off Major Upset; Defeat 3rd-seeded ’07-’08 Red Wings in Six Games

The 3rd-seeded ’07-’08 Detroit Red Wings carried play for most of this series, but it was the 30th-seeded ’85-’86 Hartford Whalers who pulled off the upset in six games. The Red Wings averaged 48.3 shots on goal per game while … Continue reading

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16th-seeded ’02-’03 Stars Prove to be 17th-seeded ’88-’89 Flames’ Kryptonite Again; Defeat Them in Six Games For Second Year in a Row

The 16th-seeded ’02-’03 Dallas Stars were able to shut down the 17th-seeded ’88-’89 Calgary Flames’ offense by allowing just 2.17 goals a game and 28.7 shots per game. This after the Flames averaged 7.50 goals a game and 72.5 shots … Continue reading

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Preview of the Third Annual Ultimate NHL Playoff’s Second Round

The Second Round of the Third Annual Ultimate NHL Playoff starts off with a bang! In the Second Annual¬†UNP, the ’88-’89 Calgary Flames were the reigning runners up. However, they faced the ’02-’03 Dallas Stars in the Second Round of … Continue reading

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