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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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Preview of 2016 Ultimate NHL Playoff: First Round

The stage is set for the beginning of the 2016 Ultimate NHL Playoff. Much like the 2015 UNP First Round, the 2016 UNP First Round only includes one Stanley Cup Winner, and that would be the ’88-’89 Calgary Flames, a … 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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