Tag Archives: Paul Lawless

OT Winner in Game 6 from Ferraro Sends Top-seeded ’85-’86 Whalers to UNP For Third Time

Here is the 2016 Hartford Whalers Qualifying Tournament in its entirety. It was the 2nd-seeded ’86-’87 Hartford Whalers that took the opening game of the series. On the back of four-point night from Paul Lawless, the ’86-’87 Whalers took Game … Continue reading

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Team Recap: 30th-seeded ’85-’86 Hartford Whalers

John Anderson (RW) 11 GP   2 G   4 A   6 P   +2   30 S   0 GWG   2 PIM   1 Stars Dave Babych (D) 11 GP   1 G   7 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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Turgeon-Francis-Dineen Line Leads Top-Seeded ’85-’86 Whalers over 4th-seeded ’88-’89 Whalers in Five Games

In Game 1, the 4th-seeded ’88-’89 Whalers took a 5-3 lead into the third period on the back of three goals in the second, including power play goals from Ray Ferraro and Jody Hull. Joel Quenneville and Stew Gavin scored … Continue reading

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7th-Seeded ’79-’80 Whalers Upset 2nd-Seeded ’86-’87 Whalers in Sweep with Three One-Goal Games

This was a tight series up until the eventual series-deciding Game 4. The 2nd-seeded ’86-’87 Hartford Whalers led Game 1 4-3 after two periods. Then, in the third period, the 7th-seeded ’79-’80 Hartford Whalers tied the game early on with … Continue reading

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