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4/14/2020 8:43 pm  #61


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Ey, second time's the charm!


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4/14/2020 10:40 pm  #62


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Missed the playoffs by a small margin again. 
Gah


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4/15/2020 5:38 pm  #63


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The 2001 Canadian Shield Playoffs:

Didn't have time for full stories this week but here is how it shook out.  

#1 Halifax Kingfishers vs. #4 Minnesota Loons

For the second straight season the Battle of the Birds took center stage in the first round.  This one lived up to the hype of a well deserved rematch.  The series lasted 7 games and included 3 overtime finishes.  This time it was Halifax with the revenge against the defending champions.

The Match Up

Halifax
F - Jeremy Roenick
F - Steve Larmer
F - Michel Goulet
F - Dick Graham (Captain)
D - Chris Chelios
F - Brent Sutte
G - Ed Belfour
G - Dominik Hasek

Minnesota
F - Claude Lemieux
F - Stephane Richer
D - Bruce Driver (Captain)
F - Peter Stastny
D - Scott Stevens
D - Alexei Kasatonov
D - Vyacheslav Fetisov
D - Ken Daneyko
G - Chris Terreri
G - Martin Brodeur

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#2 Quebec Owls vs. #3 Winnipeg Arrows
After a disappointed end to last year's season the Arrows were back with a vengeance. They traded last year's first round pick and playoff hero Pierre Turgeon to the Ghosts for star forward Pat LaFontaine. Quebec is a collection of a who's who of the 1980s.  The Owls, led by The Great One, Wayne Gretzky proved no match for the hungrier Arrows club.  The Arrows make it to the finals for the second straight year.  Can the second time be the charm?

Match Up

Quebec
F - Wayne Gretzky (Captain)
F - Luc Robitaille
F - Tony Granato
F - Jari Kurri
D - Marty McSorley
D - Rob Blake
D - Larry Robinson
D - Darryl Sydor
D - Paul Coffey

Winnipeg
F - Dave Andreychuk
F - Mike Ramsey (Captain) (played on US 1980 team)
F - Donald Audette
D - Doug Bodger
F - Dale Hawerchuk
D - Uwe Krup
F - Pat LaFontaine

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Finals Preview - Winnipeg versus Halifax


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4/15/2020 5:44 pm  #64


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Let's Go!!! Alright now let's bring it home this time boys. #takeaim2001

I also love the new playoff graphics!


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4/15/2020 6:38 pm  #65


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Dang, we were so close, good luck to Halifax in the championship (beat Winnipeg for me)

 

4/15/2020 7:07 pm  #66


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We love OT! Great series, can't believe we won three straight to take it.

Bring it on, Winnipeg!


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4/15/2020 10:18 pm  #67


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When I said "second time's a charm", I didn't mean getting swept by Winnipeg.

Though, even with the Great One, you can't expect to win everytime.


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4/16/2020 12:04 pm  #68


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It's time for the Adams Cup playoffs! 

#1 Boston Rovers versus #4 Charlotte Racers

The popular Boston Rovers versus the controversial Charlotte Racers in this first round tilt.  The Racers pulled out the upset in game 1 but only to wake up the Rovers who rattled off 4 straight on their way to the finals.

MatchUp
Boston
G - Curtis Joseph
F - Brett Hull
F - Rod Brind'Amour
F - Adam Oates
D - Scott Stevens (Captain)

Charlotte
G - Tom Barrasso
D - Paul Coffey
F - Ron Francis
F - Jaromir Jagr
F - Mario Lemieux (Captain)
D - Larry Murphy
D - Ulf Samuelsson
F - Mark Recchi
F - Bryan Trottier



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#2 San Francisco Dragons versus #3 New York Gargoyles
The two-time western division champions versus the defending Adams Cup Champions in round one.  The Dragons came out on fire in the first 3 games only to give up 11 combines goals while trying to put away the 'Goyles.  The historic comeback falls short and SanFran advances to set up a bicoastal Adams Cup final.

MatchUp
New York
D - Ray Bourque (Captain)
G - Andy Moog
F - Cam Neely
F - Dave Poulin
F - Craig Janney
F - Ken Hodge
F - Dave Christian (1980 US member)

San Francisco
F - Guy Carbonneau (Captain)
D - Eric Desjardins
F - John LeClair
F - Stephane Richer
G - Patrick Roy
F - Mathieu Schneider (1980 US member)
F - Denis Savard

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Adams Cup Final - San Francisco versus Boston

 

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4/16/2020 12:21 pm  #69


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Easter and school happened so what have I missed?


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4/16/2020 12:27 pm  #70


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CCLXXXVII wrote:

Easter and school happened so what have I missed?

We've summed one full season, the Loons won the Canadian League and the Gargoyles won the American League, Gritty is finishing the second season. The other thread is where most of the discussion will happen, we're currently adding stadiums and farm league teams to it all to flesh out the world.


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