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Game 6 countdown, 6 p.m.: Inside the numbers

Posted By Ryan Hannable On June 13, 2011 @ 6:00 pm In General | No Comments

With Game 6 fast approaching here are a few notable statistics regarding the series and Stanley Cup finals history that could play a role in Monday night’s game:

- The team that has scored first has won each of the first five games of the series.

- The last time the home team won every game of the Stanley Cup finals was in 2003 when the Devils beat the Ducks in seven games.

- The Bruins are 7-0 in the playoffs when Brad Marchand scores.

- Since 1989, six Stanley Cup finals series have been won in six games. All of the clinching games have been won on the road.

- The last four times a team won the Stanley Cup in Game 6, all games were decided by one goal, with three games going into overtime.

- Only two teams since 1939 have won Games 6 and 7, with Game 7 being on the road in the Stanley Cup finals. They are the Canadians in 1971 and the Penguins in 2009.

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