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McDonald and Selanne Combine for 29 Points as 19th-seeded ’05-’06 Mighty Ducks Defeat 30th-seeded ’85-’86 Whalers in Six Games

The 30th-seeded ’85-’86 Hartford Whalers opened up a 2-1 series lead, but a blowout victory in Game 4 for the 19th-seeded ’05-’06 Mighty Ducks led them to complete the comeback and win the series in six games. As the title … Continue reading

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Nabokov Leads 25th-seeded ’09-’10 Sharks in Six-Game Upset of 8th-seeded ’92-’93 Penguins

I did not see this series playing out the way it did. I mean, look at the 8th-seeded ’92-’93 Pittsburgh Penguins lineup. Anyway, the 25th-seeded ’09-’10 San Jose Sharks pulled it off and they’re on to the Third Round. The … Continue reading

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30th-seeded ’85-’86 Whalers Pull Off Major Upset; Defeat 3rd-seeded ’07-’08 Red Wings in Six Games

The 3rd-seeded ’07-’08 Detroit Red Wings carried play for most of this series, but it was the 30th-seeded ’85-’86 Hartford Whalers who pulled off the upset in six games. The Red Wings averaged 48.3 shots on goal per game while … Continue reading

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Skater and Goalie Stat Leaders After the First Round

Skater stat leaders after the First Round of tournament: Goals: OTT – LW – Dany Heatley – 10   (in 6 GP) BUF – RW – Danny Gare/SJS – C – Joe Thornton – 9   (in 4 GP) BUF … Continue reading

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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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