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Top-seeded ’76-’77 Canadiens Comeback Multiple Times to Take Game 2, 6-5, and Open Up 2-0 Series Lead

The 6th-seeded ’82-’83 Edmonton Oilers never really got going in Game 1. Well, they got going early here in Game 2. Jaroslav Pouzar scored just three minutes and 20 seconds into the game, his seventh of the tournament, to give … Continue reading

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Top-seeded ’76-’77 Canadiens Easily Take Game 1 Over 6th-seeded ’82-’83 Oilers w/6-2 Win

The top-seeded ’76-’77 Montreal Canadiens continued their pattern of scoring early goals with a goal from defenseman Guy Lapointe, his 11th, just over three minutes into Game 1. The first period ended with that scoreline despite the Habs outshooting the … Continue reading

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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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Skater and Goalie Stat Leaders after the Semifinal Round

Skater stat leaders after the Semifinal Round of the tournament: Goals: MDA – RW – Teemu Selanne – 27   (in 19 GP) EDM – C – Wayne Gretzky – 27   (in 20 GP) BUF – C – Gilbert Perreault … 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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