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5th-seeded ’72-’73 North Stars Upset 2nd-seeded ’81-’82 North Stars in Seven Games to Clinch First UNP Berth

Here is the 2016 Minnesota North Stars Qualifying Tournament in its entirety. The 5th-seeded ’72-’73 Minnesota North Stars took a strangle hold on this series with a 3-1 series lead, but the 2nd-seeded ’81-’82 Minnesota North Stars were able to … Continue reading

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Preview of 2016 Minnesota North Stars Qualifying Tournament

Here is a little description of each team in the tourney: ’79-’80 Minnesota North Stars (36-28-16, 88 points (3rd in Adams Division), Lost in Semifinal, 0.69 SRS) ’81-’82 Minnesota North Stars (37-23-20, 94 points (1st in Norris Division), Lost in … Continue reading

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Team Recap: 27th-seeded ’82-’83 Minnesota North Stars

Don Beaupre (G) 2 GP   0 GS   0-0-0   3.00 GAA   .870 SV%   0 SO   0 Stars Brian Bellows (LW) 11 GP   10* G   2 A   12 P   +1   34 … Continue reading

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Incredible Scoring Depth Leads 27th-seeded ’82-’83 North Stars Over 38th-seeded ’71-’72 Golden Seals in High-Scoring Four Games

Every skater that played for the 27th-seeded ’82-’83 Minnesota North Stars in this series registered a point. The two teams combined for 45 goals in four games, but the North Stars were too much for the 38th-seeded ’71-’72 California Golden … Continue reading

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Overtime Winner from Neal Broten in Game 5 Sees ’82-’83 North Stars Through to UNP; Defeat Reigning Representatives, ’79-’80 North Stars

Since their first game of this qualifying tournament, the 8th-seeded ’82-’83 Minnesota North Stars looked like a team of destiny. In Game 1 here, the ’82-’83 North Stars combined stellar goaltending and explosive offense. Gilles Meloche stopped 43 of 45 … Continue reading

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