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Preview of 2016 Minnesota Wild Qualifying Tournament

Here is a little description of each team in the tourney: ’06-’07 Minnesota Wild (48-26-8, 104 points (2nd in Northwest), Lost in Conference Quarterfinal) ’14-’15 Minnesota Wild (46-28-8, 100 points (4th in Central), Lost in Second Round) ’02-’03 Minnesota Wild … Continue reading

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Team Recap: 35th-seeded ’08-’09 Minnesota Wild

Niklas Backstrom (G) 3 GP   3 GS   1-2-0   5.00 GAA   .803 SV%   0 SO   0 Stars   (Lost starting job after Game 3) Eric Belanger (C) 5 GP   1 G   0 A … Continue reading

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Team Recap: 36th-seeded ’13-’14 Columbus Blue Jackets

Artem Anisimov (C) 11 GP   3* G   2 A   5 P   -1   33 S   0 GWG   0 PIM   3 Stars Cam Atkinson (RW) 11 GP   3* G   1 A   … Continue reading

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30th-seeded ’85-’86 Whalers Defeat 35th-seeded ’08-’09 Wild in Five Games; Hartford Franchise Advances to Second Round for First Time

After arguably being the better team in their First Round matchup in the inaugural tournament, the ’85-’86 Hartford Whalers were the better team, again, but this time they finished what they started. The ’08-’09 Minnesota Wild couldn’t match the Whalers’ … Continue reading

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Wisniewski’s OT Winner in Game 6 Leads 36th-seeded ’13-’14 Blue Jackets in Upset of 29th-seeded ’11-’12 Coyotes

The Blue Jacket franchise has advanced from the First Round now in both Ultimate NHL Playoffs. The 36th-seeded ’13-’14 Jackets upset the 29th-seeded ’11-’12 Phoenix Coyotes in a tight six-game series that starred some great goaltending. Offense was hard to come by … Continue reading

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