Tag Archives: Mikko Koivu

OT Winner in Game 5 Sees 30th-seeded ’85-’86 Whalers Over 35th-seeded ’14-’15 Wild

This series was about as close as a five-game series can be. The 30th-seeded ’85-’86 Hartford Whalers average 44.6 shots per game while the 35th-seeded ’14-’15 Minnesota Wild averaged 42.4 shots per game. However, the Whalers were able to capitalize … Continue reading

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’14-’15 Wild Defeat ’08-’09 Wild in Seven Games to Clinch First UNP Appearance

Here is the 2016 Minnesota Wild Qualifying Tournament in its entirety. For the first time in Ultimate NHL Playoff, the ’08-’09 Minnesota Wild will not be the franchises representative. The ’14-’15 Minnesota Wild came back from a 3-2 series deficit … Continue reading

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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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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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