18 of 18

The series was a war, with the Stars climbing out of a three-games-to-one hole. Three of the seven games were settled in OT -- including a four-OT thriller in Game 1, won by the Canucks, 5-4, with goalie Roberto Luongo (inset) making 72 saves in his postseason debut. Vancouver advanced on home ice as its longtime hero Trevor Linden, a veteran of eight career Game 7s, broke a 1-1 tie by tipping a Mattias Ohlund shot past Stars goalie Marty Turco seven minutes into the third period. Bryan Smolinski and Taylor Pyatt later added empty-netters.

Photo: Richard Rees/Getty Images, Nick Didlick/Getty Images

Average: 3.5 (2 votes)