Category Archives: Ultimate NHL Playoff

Top-seeded ’76-’77 Canadiens Easily Take Game 1 Over 6th-seeded ’82-’83 Oilers w/6-2 Win

The top-seeded ’76-’77 Montreal Canadiens continued their pattern of scoring early goals with a goal from defenseman Guy Lapointe, his 11th, just over three minutes into Game 1. The first period ended with that scoreline despite the Habs outshooting the … Continue reading

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Preview of the Third Annual Ultimate NHL Playoff Final: Top-seeded ’76-’77 Canadiens vs. 6th-seeded ’82-’83 Oilers

Last year, the ’78-’79 Montreal Canadiens dropped the ’84-’85 Edmonton Oilers in a dramatic seven-game series. Now the two franchises meet again in the Ultimate NHL Playoff Final as the top-seeded ’76-’77 Canadiens face the 6th-seeded ’82-’83 Oilers. Let’s take a … Continue reading

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Skater and Goalie Stat Leaders after the Semifinal Round

Skater stat leaders after the Semifinal Round of the tournament: Goals: MDA – RW – Teemu Selanne – 27   (in 19 GP) EDM – C – Wayne Gretzky – 27   (in 20 GP) BUF – C – Gilbert Perreault … Continue reading

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Semifinal Round Recap and Team Stat Leaders after Five Rounds

Let’s do the sweep first. The top-seeded ’76-’77 Montreal Canadiens clinched yet another trip to the Ultimate NHL Playoff Final and this time by sweeping the 12th-seeded ’84-’85 Philadelphia Flyers. Game 1 was decided in overtime with Pete Mahovlich scoring … Continue reading

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6th-seeded ’82-’83 Oilers Defeat 15th-seeded Avs 8-5 in Game 7 to Clinch Spot in UNP Final

The scoring started early for the 6th-seeded ’82-’83 Edmonton Oilers, yet again. Defenseman Charlie Huddy started what would end up being a four-point night for himself with a goal a little over four minutes into the opening period. Fellow defenseman … Continue reading

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