Sharks-Wings: Closest series ever?
The Sharks-Red Wings series was the first playoff series in NHL history in which six games were decided by one goal, according to Elias. All seven games would have been one-goal games if it wasn't for Darren Helm's empty-net goal in Game 6.
Most One-Goal Games In Series
|2011||Sharks-Red Wings||Conf. semis||6|
|1996||Red Wings-Blues||Conf. semis||5|
|1964||Maple Leafs-Red Wings||Finals||5|
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Scott Burnside covers the NHL for ESPN.com. Before joining the website in 2005, he was a reporter for The Windsor Star and Toronto Sun. Burnside also co-authored the best-selling true crime book "Deadly Innocence."
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