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Robinson’s OT Goal Clinches Third UNP Title as Top-seeded ’76-’77 Canadiens Sweep 6th-seeded ’82-’83 Oilers

Much like in Game 2, it was the 6th-seeded ’82-’83 Edmonton Oilers who broke out to an early lead. It took just five minutes and ten seconds for Wayne Gretzky to score his 30th of the tournament. Then, halfway through … Continue reading

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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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Top-seeded ’76-’77 Canadiens Dominate Game 2, 6-2, to take 2-0 Series Lead over 12th-seeded ’84-’85 Flyers

This was not much of a competition early on. The top-seeded ’76-’77 Montreal Canadiens finished the first period with a 20-6 shot advantage over the 12th-seeded ’95-’96 Philadelphia Flyers. Bob Gainey started the scoring with his fourth goal of the … Continue reading

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6th-seeded ’78-’79 Canadiens Defeat 5th-seeded ’72-’73 Canadiens in Five Games to Clinch First Appearance in UNP

First off, here is the entire tournament bracket! This was a very tight series until the end. The 6th-seeded ’78-’79 Canadiens needed a double overtime winner from Pierre Mondou, which completed his hat trick, to take Game 1 by a … Continue reading

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7th-seeded ’84-’85 Flames Upset 3rd-seeded ’03-’04 Flames in Six Games to Advance to Qualifier Final

The 3rd-seeded ’03-’04 Flames outshot the 7th-seeded ’84-’85 Flames 45-31 in Game 1, but it was the ’84-’85 Flames that won, 4-1. Goalie Reggie Lemelin made 44 saves to lead them to the opening win. It was the same thing … Continue reading

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