Tag Archives: Mike Ricci

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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2nd-seeded ’95-’96 Avalanche Defeat 4th-seeded ’02-’03 Avalanche in Six Games; Clinch Second UNP Berth

Here is the 2016 Colorado Avalanche Qualifying Tournament in its entirety. The 4th-seeded ’02-’03 Avalanche were making their first appearance in the qualifier final and took Game 1 by a score of 5-3. Foppa, or Peter Forsberg, registered four assists … Continue reading

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3rd-seeded ’96-’97 Avalanche Drop Game 1, but Take Next Four to Defeat 6th-seeded ’98-’99 Avalanche in Five Games

The 3rd-seeded ’96-’97 Avalanche led 5-3 after two periods in Game 1, but the 6th-seeded ’98-’99 Avalanche would score three unanswered goals in the third to win 6-5. Theoren Fleury, Adam Deadmarsh and Joe Sakic all posted multi-point game in … Continue reading

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Bernier Scores OT Winner in Game 7 to Complete Upset and 3-0 Series Comeback for 8th-seeded ’07-’08 Sharks over ’01-’02 Sharks

The 4th-seeded ’01-’02 San Jose Sharks opened up a 3-0 series lead beginning with a 5-1 win in Game 1. Vincent Damphousse was a huge reason for the big lead to start the series as he posted four goals and … Continue reading

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Nabokov Posts 36-Save Shutout in Game 6 as 4th-seeded ’01-’02 Sharks Defeat 5th-seeded ’12-’13 Sharks in Six Games

The opening game of the series featured seven goals and four of them came in the first period over a span of six minutes. The 5th-seeded ’12-’13 Sharks held a 3-1 lead after the first period and then two goals … Continue reading

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