A compilation of improbably stats and situations from the NHL’s Stanley Cup Playoffs.
- Five games into the divisional finals, the Minnesota Wild have still not lost at home, the path here included a seven game series against a team coached by a Jack Adams finalist, and being the lower ranked team in both series.
- The Ducks have played thee different goaltenders, including a 20 year old American, a 24 year old Dane, and 32 year old from Switzerland.
- The Minnesota Wild are the only team not to have been shutout this post season.
- The Chicago Blackhawks are the only team to have two players suspended this post season.
- The Anaheim Ducks after being average in penalty minutes during the regular season at 10.9 minutes per game, are the most penalized team left in the playoffs at 20.4.
- Of the three teams with more than one shutout during these playoffs, the Boston Bruins, Pittsburgh Penguins, and Minnesota Wild, the Wild have had two goalies produce one; Darcy Kuemper and Ilya Bryzgaloz
- The Pittsburgh Penguins lead all remaining teams with three wins when trailing after the first period.
- Erik Haula leads all rookies in post season goals with 3.
- Two rookies have shorthanded goals in this years playoffs, Ondrej Palat and Brian Gibbons.
- Brad Richards leads all players in powerplay time on ice with 61:57, but has just 1 powerplay point.
- Three defensemen are over a point per game in the playoffs; P.K. Subban 1.33, Brent Seabrook at 1.25, and Jack Johnson at 1.17.
- With 11 even strength points in eleven games, Anze Kopitar leads all forwards in ESPPG.
- Brothers Mikko Koivu 57.5% and Saku Koivu 56.9% rank 2nd and 3rd in faceoff winning percentage among players still active.
- Marc-Andre Fleury has allowed more goals than any other goalie, as he did the year he and the Penguins won the Stanley Cup.
- Jonathan Quick leads all goaltenders in penalty minutes with 4.
- Sidney Crosby is 102nd in goal in the playoffs, well behind household names like Brendan Gallagher (4), Charlie Coyle (3), Nick Holden 3, Mathieu Perrault (2), and Raffi Torres (2).