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Vachon and Defense, As Usual, Lead the Way as 13th-seeded ’74-’75 Kings Sweep of 20th-seeded ’08-’09 Hurricanes

The 13th-seeded ’74-’75 Los Angeles Kings are up to their old tricks. In last year’s tournament, they led the tournament in both goals allowed per game and shots allowed per game. They’re headed for that again, as they allowed just … 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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First Round Recap and Team Stat Leaders After One Round

This First Round……was a total bore. There was not a single upset. The higher seed won every series. That’s a first. 10 of the 16 matchups turned out to be sweeps and there were only three series’ that went at … Continue reading

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Goaltending Shines as 20th-seeded ’08-’09 Hurricanes Defeat 45th-seeded ’76-’77 Barons in Five Games

The 45th-seeded ’76-’77 Cleveland Barons got the jump on the 20th-seeded ’08-’09 Carolina Hurricanes in this series. They took Game 1 in a shootout, 6-4, by far the highest game of the series. After that, the two goalies took over … Continue reading

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Preview of 2016 Ultimate NHL Playoff: First Round

The stage is set for the beginning of the 2016 Ultimate NHL Playoff. Much like the 2015 UNP First Round, the 2016 UNP First Round only includes one Stanley Cup Winner, and that would be the ’88-’89 Calgary Flames, a … Continue reading

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