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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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Top-seeded ’74-’75 Sabres Defeat 4th-seeded ’06-’07 Sabres in Seven Games After Trailing 2-1 and 3-2 in Series

The top-seeded ’74-’75 Sabres took the opening game of the series by a score of 5-2 with wingers Rick Dudley and Danny Gare leading the way. Dudley posted a goal and two assists while Gare netted two goals. Goaltender Gary … Continue reading

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4th-seeded ’06-’07 Sabres, the Inaugural Buffaslug’s (Sorry, Buffalo), Sweep 5th-seeded ’05-’06 Sabres

Game 1 was tied 2-2 after two periods after Derek Roy tied it halfway through the second for the 4th-seeded ’06-’07 Sabres. Then, a shorthanded goal from Thomas Vanek early in the third gave the ’06-’07 Sabres a 3-2 lead … Continue reading

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