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Five Goals Each from Forsberg, Lemieux and Sakic Lead 15th-seeded ’95-’96 Avalanche Over 7th-seeded ’71-’72 Rangers in Five Games

The 7th-seeded ’71-’72 Rangers outshot the 15th-seeded ’95-’96 Colorado Avalanche three times during the series and all three by 10 or more shots, including outshooting the Avs by 29 in Game 1. However, the Rangers did not win any of … Continue reading

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Team Recap: 7th-seeded ’71-’72 New York Rangers

Dave Balon (LW) 14 GP   2 G   3 A   5 P   -1   16 S   0 GWG   2 PIM   0 Stars Ab DeMarco Jr. (D) 14 GP   1 G   6 A … Continue reading

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Team Recap: 45th-seeded ’76-’77 Cleveland Barons

Fred Ahern (RW) 2 GP   0 G   0 A   0 P   Even*   0 S   0 GWG   0 PIM   0 Stars Mike Christie (D) 4 GP   0 G   3* A   … Continue reading

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23rd-seeded ’79-’80 Sabres Upset 7th-seeded ’71-’72 New York Rangers in Close Seven Game Series

Game 1 of this series turned out to be the game with the widest margin of victory at three (6-3 final). After that, this series featured a triple overtime in Game 2 and three one-goal games to finish the series. … Continue reading

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5th-seeded ’71-’72 Rangers Comeback from 3-1 Series Deficit to Clinch Second UNP Appearance by Defeating 6th-seeded ’78-’79 Rangers in Seven Games

First off, here is the entire tournament bracket! This series featured a lot of goals and there were nine in Game 1. The 5th-seeded ’71-’72 Rangers, the reigning representatives, took the opening game by a score of 8-1. Vic Hadfield … Continue reading

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