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Daniel Sedin Scores Seven Goals in '10-'11 Canucks' Sweep of '13-'14 Jets

The final series of the 1st Round turned out to be a sweep of the ’13-’14 Winnipeg Jets by the ’10-’11 Vancouver Canucks. Daniel Sedin… 565 more words

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Bobby Smith Leads '79-'80 North Stars Over '75-'76 Golden Seals in Six Games

This matchup between the ’79-’80 North Stars and the ’75-’76 Golden Seals turned out to be a fairly competitive one. I was expecting the North Stars to have a slight advantage and they did, and ultimately were the better team. 987 more words

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Goaltender Niklas Backstrom Leads '08-'09 Wild Over '11-'12 Coyotes in Six Games

The ’08-’09 Wild pulled off a seeded upset in this series, but the two teams could not be more evenly matched. The team stats were almost identical between the two sides. 764 more words

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'79-'80 Buffalo Sabres Sweep '25-'26 Pittsburgh Pirates to Advance to 2nd Round

Here’s another 1st Round sweep and another series dominated by the higher seed. The ’79-’80 Buffalo Sabres team is the first Sabres team post the “French Connection” years. 630 more words

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'78-'79 Atlanta Flames Upset '08-'09 Washington Capitals in Surprise Sweep

Well, the Bruce Boudreau-led ’08-’09 Washington Capitals underperformed in a playoff like only a Bruce Boudreau-led team can. Not only did they get upset, they got thoroughly dominated in this four-game sweep. 691 more words

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'06-'07 Anaheim Ducks Power Their Way Through to the 2nd Round in Sweep of '34-'35 St. Louis Eagles

As expected, the ’06-’07 Anaheim Ducks advance to the 2nd Round with a sweep of the ’34-’35 St. Louis Eagles. Ducks goaltender Jean-Sebastien Giguere has always performed well in the postseason during his career, which ended just this past season, and did so in this series. 584 more words

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Balanced Attack Leads '10-'11 Nashville Predators to Seven Game Upset Over '84-'85 Winnipeg Jets

Whether or not this is truly an upset, it is a seeded upset. The ’10-’11 Predators did, however, score more than I was expecting. The Preds have never been a big offensive threat and always relied on defense and goaltending. 1,027 more words

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