Tag Archives: First Round

Skater and Goalie Stat Leaders After the First Round

Skater stat leaders after the First Round of tournament: Goals: OTT – LW – Dany Heatley – 10   (in 6 GP) BUF – RW – Danny Gare/SJS – C – Joe Thornton – 9   (in 4 GP) BUF … 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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27th-seeded ’99-’00 Panthers Defeat 38th-seeded ’75-’76 Golden Seals in High-Scoring Five Games

The final matchup of the First Round of the Third Annual Ultimate NHL Playoff featue plenty of offense. The 27th-seeded ’99-’00 Florida Panthers outscored the 38th-seeded ’75-’76 California Golden Seals 29-16 over the five games, but before an 8-0 decisive … Continue reading

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17th-seeded ’88-’89 Flames, Former Runners Up, Dominate 48th-seeded ’30-’31 Quakers in Sweep

The 17th-seeded ’88-’89 Calgary Flames outscored the 48th-seeded ’30-’31 Philadelphia Quakers 30-6. The Flames outshot the Quakers, on average, by 45. Calgary’s offense was very effective and very balanced. Defenseman Al MacInnis as the team’s leading scorer with 13 points. … Continue reading

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OT Winner in Game 5 Sees 30th-seeded ’85-’86 Whalers Over 35th-seeded ’14-’15 Wild

This series was about as close as a five-game series can be. The 30th-seeded ’85-’86 Hartford Whalers average 44.6 shots per game while the 35th-seeded ’14-’15 Minnesota Wild averaged 42.4 shots per game. However, the Whalers were able to capitalize … Continue reading

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