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Team Recap: 35th-seeded ’08-’09 Minnesota Wild

Niklas Backstrom (G) 3 GP   3 GS   1-2-0   5.00 GAA   .803 SV%   0 SO   0 Stars   (Lost starting job after Game 3) Eric Belanger (C) 5 GP   1 G   0 A … Continue reading

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30th-seeded ’85-’86 Whalers Defeat 35th-seeded ’08-’09 Wild in Five Games; Hartford Franchise Advances to Second Round for First Time

After arguably being the better team in their First Round matchup in the inaugural tournament, the ’85-’86 Hartford Whalers were the better team, again, but this time they finished what they started. The ’08-’09 Minnesota Wild couldn’t match the Whalers’ … Continue reading

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Backstrom Posts Third Shutout of Series in Game 5 as 7th-seeded ’08-’09 Wild Defeat 4th-seeded ’07-’08 Wild; Will Repeat as UNP Representatives

Three goals in the first 11 and a half minutes of Game 1 gave the 7th-seeded ’08-’09 Wild an early 3-0 lead. Stephane Veilleux scored shortly after the third goal to get the 4th-seeded ’07-’08 Wild on the board. However, … Continue reading

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Reigning Representatives, 7th-seeded ’08-’09 Wild, Defeat 3rd-seeded ’14-’15 Wild with Shutout in Game 6 From Backstrom

The 3rd-seeded ’14-’15 Wild held a 1-0 lead going into the third period of Game 1, but the 7th-seeded ’08-’09 Wild potted three goals in the third with a PP goal from Owen Nolan finishing off a 3-1 comeback. The … Continue reading

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Roloson Stops 46 of 47 in Game 7 to lead the Top-seeded ’02-’03 Wild over the 8th-seeded ’10-’11 Wild

In Game 1, Martin Havlat scored late in the third for the 8th-seeded ’10-’11 Wild to force an overtime. Then, Havlat scored just 22 seconds into overtime to give the ’10-’11 Wild a 3-2 win to start the series. The … Continue reading

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