Tag Archives: Joni Pitkanen

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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2nd-seeded ’08-’09 Hurricanes Clinch First UNP Berth by Defeating 5th-seeded ’01-’02 Hurricanes in Seven Games

Here is the 2016 Carolina Hurricanes Qualifying Tournament in its entirety. The 2nd-seeded ’08-’09 Carolina Hurricanes started the series with a 5-3 win in Game 1 as longtime NHLer Tuomo Ruutu, longtime captain Eric Staal and defenseman Joni Pitkanen all … Continue reading

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Team Recap: 19th-seeded ’10-’11 Carolina Hurricanes

Bryan Allen (D) 10 GP   0 G   1 A  1 P   +1   0 S   0 GWG   0 PIM   0 Stars Anton Babchuk (D) 14 GP   0 G   9 A  9 P   -4  … Continue reading

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19th-seeded ’10-’11 Hurricanes Blow 3-1 Series Lead, but Hang on to Defeat Upset-Minded, 46th-seeded ’19-’20 Bulldogs in Seven Games

It was a high-scoring, rollercoaster of a series, but the 19th-seeded ’10-’11 Carolina Hurricanes, in their Ultimate NHL Playoff debut, defeat the 46th-seeded ’19-’20 Quebec Bulldogs in seven games. Quebec won the first game. Then, Carolina won the next three. … Continue reading

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