The Story of the Second Round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs in 47 Funny Stats – –

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The Story of the Second Round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs in 47 Funny Stats – –


The second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs delivered a breakneck pace in the West, a potential back-to-back champion in the Center, two rocking barns in the East and a mind-blowing sweep in the North.

We tell about the battles of the Elite Eight of hockey up to 47 statistics.

Take out your abacus.

2 goals scored before the Kyle Palmieri deadline for the New York Islanders in 17 regular season games

7 Palmieri’s goals for the Islanders in 12 playoff games

7 minutes it took Palmieri to grow a full beard once General Manager Lou Lamoriello gave him the OK

30 other teams that could have claimed Alex Nedeljkovic, the Carolina Hurricanes’ Round 1-winning goaltender, or Corey Perry, a key three-goal scorer for the Montreal Canadiens, off waivers this season

100 $ one hour, the approximate rate that a Las Vegas-based tattoo artist will charge Robin Lehner when / if he gets an image of Alex Pietrangelo engraved on his newly shaved head (“I told him he had to get my tattoo done. face on the head if we win everything. That’s the deal, ”said Pietrangelo)

5 goalkeepers in NHL history to participate in 15 playoffs: Patrick Roy, Martin Brodeur, Jacques Plante, Andy Moog and now Marc-André Fleury

1 goalie in NHL history to appear in 15 consecutive post-seasons: Fleury

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13 consecutive games in which Fleury allowed two goals or less (April 11 to May 22), a career record

5 age, in years, of Fleury’s daughter, Scarlett, who wrote that encouraging note to dad when the Colorado Avalanche jumped

230 days between hockey games played for Nikita Kucherov, who missed the entire 2021 regular season and now leads all playoff scorers with 18 points

22 Combined Major Championships won by Tiger Woods and Tom Brady, namesakes of the two baby goats that Winnipeg Jets forward Mark Scheifele brought to the ice ahead of the playoffs

1 games remaining on Scheifele’s four-game suspension of load, which will continue through 2021-22 due to Montreal’s Jets sweep

3 concussions suffered by Scheifele’s target, Jake Evans, since 2018

27 total games for which Colorado’s Nazem Kadri has now been banned (16 playoffs, 11 regular season) for his six suspensions

89 Percentage of viewers who mistook New York Jets goalie Dan Feeney for Kenny Powers when he was spotted drinking beer on the first round on Long Island:

80-83 Percentage of viewers who mistook Islanders legend Clark Gillies for silver fox Pierce Brosnan when he was spotted smashing a can of beer on his head during the second round on Long Island:

7 back-to-back playoffs in which New York’s Barry Trotz won at least one series, becoming the first NHL head coach to accomplish such a feat since former Islanders bench boss Al Arbor

6 postseason streak Trotz has won since winning the 2018 Stanley Cup with the Washington Capitals

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0 playoffs won by the Capitals since 2018

8 playoff games played by the 2021 Jets, joining the ’93 Sabers and ’19 Islanders as the only teams to sweep the first round, then be swept in the second round

2 occasions in history when the only goal scored in a playoff game was shorthanded; Montreal has won both times – Game 2 of the 1968 Cup Final and Game 2 of the North Division Final

553,3 height, in meters, of the CN Tower, the emblem of Toronto that has been illuminated blue, white and red to celebrate Montreal’s victory in the Canadian division:

31 force-fed raven pounds, daily, to all those skeptics who swore Carey Price (best playoff save percentage of .935) was washed

24 Consecutive games of Pierre-Luc Dubois of Winnipeg went scoreless to end his first season as a Jet

+1 Montreal’s net goals while killing penalties in these playoffs

437:53 time elapsed, in minutes and seconds, since the Canadiens hung out in a hockey game

250 000 fine, in US dollars, imposed on Boston Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy for criticizing the refereeing in Game 5 of their Eastern Final against the “New York Saints”

41,7 Tampa Bay Lightning’s powerplay success rate, as a percentage

4 goals scored in the first minute of extra time in the 2021 playoffs, a new record

3 Decisive goals scored by Brayden Point from Tampa

3 consecutive serial shutouts recorded by Andrei Vasilevskiy of Tampa

3 goals, including series clincher, for new dad Brock Nelson in games 5 and 6 – after playing game 4 without sleeping because his wife gave birth

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0,88 points per game Regular season point averages

1.13 points per game Playoff point averages

18 000 000 dollars above salary cap Carolina star defenseman Dougie Hamilton noted that the Tampa Bay Lightning’s playoff roster is

62,2 faceoff winning percentage by Patrice Bergeron in the regular season

54,7 Bergeron’s winning percentage in the playoffs, in which the Isles Trotz coach challenged officials to keep the Boston star playing by the rules

12.000 fans in attendance for Game 6 at the Nassau Coliseum, including beloved owner Jon Ledecky:

4 Russian Islanders goaltender Ilya Sorokin wins in the first round

4 Russian Islanders goalie Semyon Varlamov wins in the second round

23 seconds after game six Devon Toews scored, the fastest playoff goal in Avalanche / Nordics history

16 Golden Knights playoff scorers, most of any team in 2021

0 shirts worn by Golden Knights star Pietrangelo during his interview for Game 6’s second intermission:

6 back-to-back Avalanche wins to start the playoffs

4 back-to-back Avalanche defeats to exit the playoffs

7 series (and it continues?) won by the Golden Knights for only four years

2 series won, in total, by Hart Trophy finalists over the past four years

Stolen stats from NHL.com, helpful Twitter users, CapFriendly, ESPN, Elias, Sportsnet Stats, and the occasional guesswork.



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