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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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Semifinal Round Recap and Team Stat Leaders after Five Rounds

Let’s do the sweep first. The top-seeded ’76-’77 Montreal Canadiens clinched yet another trip to the Ultimate NHL Playoff Final and this time by sweeping the 12th-seeded ’84-’85 Philadelphia Flyers. Game 1 was decided in overtime with Pete Mahovlich scoring … 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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Four Points from both Lafleur and Shutt Lead Top-seeded ’76-’77 Canadiens to 7-4 Win and 3-0 Series Lead over 12th-seeded ’84-’85 Flyers

A common theme here in the Semifinal so far is an early offensive onslaught in the first period. That continued here as the top-seeded ’76-’77 Montreal Canadiens scored four times in the opening frame. Murray Wilson started it very early … 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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