Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
Stanley Cup 1990s
3-2 Rangers. The Rangers managed to finish off the Canucks with this game.
Goal scorers were:
Vancouver- Linden (2).
Rangers- Brian Leetch, Adam Graves, Mark Messier.
Trevor Linden. Trevor Linden was the only one who could get shots past Mike Richter in game 7.
Mark Messier. At 13:29 of the 2nd period, Messier scored the goal, which would ultimately doom a future team of his.
4-1 Vancouver. The Canucks evened up the series in game 6.
Goal scorers were:
Vancouver- Jeff Brown (2), Geoff Courtnall (2).
Rangers- Alexei Kovalev.
Glenn Healy. Glenn Healy was a back up to Mike Richter, after leading the Islanders to the Eastern Conference finals in 1993.
Kay Whitmore. Whitmore backed up Kirk McLean for the Canucks.
6-3 Vancouver. Vancouver got a much needed win at MSG with this win.
Goal scorers were:
Vancouver- Pavel Bure (2), Geoff Courtnall (2), Jeff Brown, Dave Babych.
Rangers- Doug Lidster, Steve Larmer, Mark Messier.
Mark Messier. Messier hit Momesso from behind into the boards, injuring him for the game.
|Which Canucks player got a controversial 5-minute, high-sticking major in game 3, and was subsequently kicked out of the game?||1994 Stanley Cup Finals
Pavel Bure. Pavel Bure got ejected from the game shortly after he scored the 1st goal of the game.
4-2 Rangers. The Rangers took a commanding 3-1 series lead back to NY for the 5th game. Goal scorers were:
Vancouver- Trevor Linden, Cliff Ronning
Rangers- Brian Leetch, Sergei Zubov, Alexei Kovalev, Steve Larmer
Pavel Bure. Pavel Bure took a penalty shot, which Mike Richter made a brilliant save on, after Brian Leetch hauled him down on a breakaway.
5-1 Rangers. The Rangers took a 2-1 lead in the series with this win in Vancouver. Goal scorers were:
Vancouver- Pavel Bure
Rangers- Brian Leetch (2), Glen Anderson GWG, Steve Larmer, Alexei Kovalev
Pacific Coliseum, Vancouver. Games 1, 2, 5, and 7, were played in NY while games 3, 4, and 6, were played in the Pacific Coliseum at Vancouver.
3-1 Rangers. The Rangers evened up the series with a 3-1 win. Goal scorers were:
Vancouver- Sergio Momesso
Rangers- Doug Lidster, Glen Anderson (GWG), Brian Leetch
Mike Richter. Richter also started all 7 games in the series.
Kirk McLean. Kirk McLean played all 7 finals games, Hirsch was his backup.
3-2 Vancouver. Greg Adams ended the game in overtime. Goal scorers were:
Vancouver- Bret Hedican, Martin Gelinas, Greg Adams
Rangers- Steve Larmer, Alexei Kovalev.
Kerry Fraser. The other three, all referee'd at least 2 games in the series.
|Who scored the game winning goal in overtime for the Vancouver Canucks, in game 1 of the series?||1994 Stanley Cup Finals
Greg Adams. Adams scored, assisted by Ronning and Bure at 19:26 of the 1st overtime period in this game.
|The New York Islanders eliminated the then defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins from the playoffs?||Stanley Cup Playoffs 1993
T. After the Penguins easily eliminated the New Jersey Devils in five games, the Penguins were stunned by the surprising Islanders when they lost game seven in overtime 4-3, ending the Penguins chances of returning to the Stanley Cup Championship for the third straight time.
|Which series had the highest amount of goals scored in one playoff series during the 1993 Stanley Cup playoffs?||Stanley Cup Playoffs 1993
Calgary Flames & Los Angeles Kings. The Flames and the Kings were also the only two teams to score nine goals in a game during the 1993 playoffs which happenned three times. Game two, which Calgary won 9-4, game five which Los Angeles won 9-4, and game six, which Los Angeles also won 9-6 to win the series 4-2. The two teams combines to score 61 goals total, The Red Wings-Maple Leafs series scored a total of 54 goals, the Islanders-Penguins series and the Canucks-Kings series both scored a total of 51 goals.
4-3. Out of the four games, three of them went into overtime with the result all being the same. The Montreal Canadiens won all four games 4-3, with three of those wins in overtime.
|The 1993 playoffs saw one of the biggest suspensions ever in history, when Dale Hunter of the Washington Capitals hit which New York Islander player from behind in the Wales Conference quarterfinals?||Stanley Cup Playoffs 1993
Pierre Turgeon. Back then it may have been the biggest cheap shot ever when Turgeon scored what ended up being the series clinching goal, Hunter hit Turgeon from behind into the boards. Hunter was given a 21 game suspension for the hit which back then was the longest suspension ever given, until Tampa Bay Lightning forward Gordie Dwyer made physical contact with an on-ice official, which saw him serve 23 games.
|In the Wales Conference quarterfinal series between the Washington Capitals and the New York Islanders, the home team won every game?||Stanley Cup Playoffs 1993
F. Out of the six games, the only one that resulted in a road victory was in game two, when the New York Islanders won 5-4 in overtime to tie the series at 1-1. The home team won the final four games with the Islanders taking three of the four games to win the series in six games.
|Mike Foligno of the Toronto Maple Leafs scored the overtime winner in game seven of the Campbell's Conference quarterfinal series against Detroit?||Stanley Cup Playoffs 1993
F. Foligno scored the overtime winner in game five. The Red Wings pounded the Leafs 7-3 in game six that set up game seven in Detroit, where the Leafs came back from a 4-1 defecit to tie the game late in the 3rd period. Nikolai Borchevski scored the winning goal 2:35 in the first overtime to eliminate the Detroit Red Wings, and send the Maple Leafs on to the next round.
Felix Potvin. Fuhr was injured during the season which opened the door for rookie Felix Potvin, and once he played well, the Maple Leafs dealt Grant Fuhr to Buffalo for Dave Andrechuk later in the season. Darren Puppa and Rick Wamsley were backups during the season.
Quebec Nordiques. Quebec won the first game of the Wales Conference quarterfinal series with Montreal in overtime 3-2. Quebec won game two 4-1, and Montreal would win the next four games winning the series 4 games to 2. Montreal went on to win their next seven straight playoff games, including sweeping the Buffalo Sabres in the Wales Confrence semi-finals, and the first three games in the Wales Conference final over the New York Islanders. The Canadiens went on to win the series in five games. Montreal went on to win the Stanley Cup beating the Los Angeles Kings in five games.
|Which Buffalo Sabres player scored the overtime winning goal in game 4, of their Wales Conference quarterfinal series against the Boston Bruins? ||Stanley Cup Playoffs 1993
Brad May. The goal came at 4:48 of the first overtime, as the Buffalo Sabres beat the Boston Bruins 6-5 in game 4 of the Wales Conference quarterfinal series. The series saw the Sabres sweep the Bruins in 4 games, which three of the four wins came in overtime.
28. Overtime was so frequent that 32.9%(28 out of 85) of the games went into overtime, and only two series in the entire playoffs did not end up in overtime (the 1st round series' between the New Jersey Devils and the Pittsburgh Penguins and Los Angeles Kings and Calgary Flames).