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Preview of the Third Annual Ultimate NHL Playoff Final: Top-seeded ’76-’77 Canadiens vs. 6th-seeded ’82-’83 Oilers

Last year, the ’78-’79 Montreal Canadiens dropped the ’84-’85 Edmonton Oilers in a dramatic seven-game series. Now the two franchises meet again in the Ultimate NHL Playoff Final as the top-seeded ’76-’77 Canadiens face the 6th-seeded ’82-’83 Oilers. Let’s take a … Continue reading

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Skater and Goalie Stat Leaders after the Semifinal Round

Skater stat leaders after the Semifinal Round of the tournament: Goals: MDA – RW – Teemu Selanne – 27   (in 19 GP) EDM – C – Wayne Gretzky – 27   (in 20 GP) BUF – C – Gilbert Perreault … Continue reading

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Four Points from Lapointe Lead Top-seeded ’76-’77 Canadiens as they Complete Sweep of 12th-seeded ’84-’85 Flyers

There was yet another early goal here in Game 4 and it came from defenseman Guy Lapointe as he started off his stellar night with a goal just 46 seconds in, his 10th of the tournament. The top-seeded ’76-’77 Montreal … 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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Top-seeded ’76-’77 Canadiens Prove Way Too Much for 25th-seeded ’09-’10 Sharks in Sweep

Shut down defense and over-powering offense. Pretty much a consistent story for the top-seeded ’76-’77 Montreal Canadiens. I thought coming into this series that maybe the offense for the 25th-seeded ’09-’10 San Jose Sharks would put up a fight, but … Continue reading

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