When two teams divide the first six matches of every best-of seven playoff series, every winner takes all Game 7 is staged. Heroes are created and victors crowned at this high stakes event. Unsurprisingly, Game 7s have produced a few of the most memorable moments in National hockey league postseason history. Once reserved only for the semifinals and Final rounds of those Stanley Cup playoffs, those best-of seven structure has been expanded to include the quarter-finals in 1968 and Preliminary around in 1987. Of the 651 best-of seven National baseball team playoff series played, 166 have led to a Sport 7 with the home team with a healthy 97-69 border.

The team which scores has a 124-42 border, including a 5-0 record in 2016.40 of the 166 games 7 have gone into overtime, together with the home and road teams every winning 20 times. Of the 166 games 7, 28 times a team monitoring Their show 3-1 won Sport 7 and 4 times each team 3-0 in their show won Game 7. The Game 7s in playoff season is seven. Only 3 times has a postseason gone without. Over the last 29 postseasons since the 1987 growth of show to best-of seven, a Game 7 was played 122 of the 435 series. Put another way, 28% or roughly every 1 in 3.6 playoff series have gone into seven games. The chart below describes Game 7s annually, noting the number and round wherein a game happened. Year: Game 7s – Year: Game 7s – 1987: 5 – 2002: 5 – 1988: 3 – 2003: 6 – 1989: 3 – 2004: 5 – 1990: 4 – 2006: 3 – 1991: 4 – 2007: 1 – 1992: 6 – 2008: 3 – 1993: 4 – 2009: 6 – 1994: 7 – 2010: 4 – 1995: 4 – 2011: 7 – 1996: 2 – 2012: 4 – 1997: 3 – 2013: 5 – 1998: 1 – 2014: 7 – 1999: 3 – 2015: 5 – 2000: 3 – 2016: 5 – 2001: 4 – 2017: 3 – – Breaking it down by round, those most Sport 7s over the last 30 seasons on every percentage basis have happened in Semifinal and Quarterfinal, followed by the Stanley Cup Final and Preliminary round.