Dominik Hasek's 70-save playoff shutout: An oral history, 25 years later

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Dominik Hasek's 70-save playoff shutout: An oral history, 25 years later
Dominik Hasek's 70-save playoff shutout: An oral history, 25 years later

Greg Wyshynski ESPN The legend of Hockey Hall of Fame goalie Dominik Hasek was only starting to grow in the 1993-94 season. It was just his first season as a starter, and he led the NHL in save percentage and goals-against average. He won the first of six Vezina Trophies and finished second for the Hart Trophy as league MVP, leading the Buffalo Sabres to 95 points and fourth place in the Northeast Division. Their first-round playoff opponent that spring was the New Jersey Devils. The Devils had a 106-point season behind coach Jacques Lemaire and Hall of Fame goalie Martin Brodeur, who would win the Calder Trophy as the season's top rookie. The Devils won Game 5 at home to take a 3-2 series lead,

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