Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
Stanley Cup 2010s
Boston Bruins . After all home wins for the first six games, Boston triumphed to win their first Stanley Cup since 1972, defeating the Vancouver Canucks in game 7, 4-0.
23. Boston scored eight goals in only one game during the series, shellacking the Canucks at home 8-1 in Game 3. They went on to score 23 total, and 17 of those goals were on home ice. Prior to game 7, they had only scored two in Vancouver.
8. In the lowest total for a seven game Stanley Cup final, Vancouver only managed to score eight goals. The three games they won were all by a single goal.
Goalie. Boston's Tim Thomas was the Stanley Cup Finals MVP, with his display of stopping 238 of 246 shots, for a save percentage of .967.
Game 3. Game 3 saw the Bruins completely dominate the Canucks, 8-1, for a total of nine goals in the game. Game 6 saw the Bruins also rattle the Canucks, 5-2, for a total of seven.
5. In a well disciplined game by both teams, only five minor 2 minutes penalties were called, unlike in game 3 where there were several majors called.
1. Game 1 saw Vancouver score the only goal that they would need to win that game. Boston couldn't solve Roberto Luongo. For over 59 minutes, Vancouver couldn't solve Tim Thomas either, and as defensive as it was, Vancouver scored that goal with under 20 seconds left in regulation.
Yes. In the final game, Boston took the momentum they had gained from game 6 back to Vancouver, and shutout the Canucks in that game 4-0, winning the Stanley Cup. This was the only game won by the road team.
Vancouver Canucks. Even though they had a tough road ahead of them, Vancouver had 117 points in the regular season and won the President's Trophy. They defeated the San Jose Sharks in the conference finals, four games to one.