What was the biggest NHL comeback in the 2008-09 season?

The Philadelphia Flyers and the Washington Capitals are tied for the biggest comeback win of the 2008-09 season, each with a comeback win after being down 4 goals.

What was the biggest NHL 3rd period comeback in the 2008-09 season?

The Philadelphia Flyers had the biggest 3rd period comeback win in the 2008-09 season, having come back from a 4 goal deficit. The Flyers were trailing 1-5 in the 3rd period against the Carolina Hurricanes on Dec 11, 2008, and came back and won the game 6-5 in overtime.

What NHL team had the most wins after being down by at least 2 goals in the 2008-09 season?

The Nashville Predators had 8 wins after trailing by at least 2 goals, which was the most of any team in the 2008-09 NHL season. Their last 2-goal comeback was against the Detroit Red Wings on Apr 9, 2009, in which the Predators were trailing 1-3 in the 3rd period and won the game 4-3.

Biggest 2008-09 NHL Comebacks

Date Team Opponent Goal Deficit Final Score
1 Dec 11, 2008 Philadelphia Flyers vs Carolina Hurricanes 4 1-5, 3rd 6-5
Dec 23, 2008 Washington Capitals @ New York Rangers 4 0-4, 2nd 5-4
3 Mar 26, 2009 Atlanta Thrashers vs New York Rangers 3 1-4, 2nd 5-4
Jan 16, 2009 Atlanta Thrashers vs Toronto Maple Leafs 3 0-3, 2nd 4-3
Jan 15, 2009 Buffalo Sabres @ Dallas Stars 3 0-3, 2nd 5-4
Mar 12, 2009 Calgary Flames @ Detroit Red Wings 3 1-4, 2nd 6-5
Oct 23, 2008 Calgary Flames @ Nashville Predators 3 0-3, 2nd 5-3
Oct 11, 2008 Carolina Hurricanes @ Tampa Bay Lightning 3 0-3, 2nd 4-3
Nov 22, 2008 Chicago Blackhawks @ Toronto Maple Leafs 3 0-3, 2nd 5-4
Feb 10, 2009 Florida Panthers vs Toronto Maple Leafs 3 1-4, 3rd 5-4
Mar 5, 2009 Los Angeles Kings vs Dallas Stars 3 0-3, 2nd 5-4
Mar 5, 2009 Minnesota Wild @ San Jose Sharks 3 0-3, 2nd 4-3
Nov 1, 2008 Montreal Canadiens @ New York Islanders 3 1-4, 3rd 5-4
Jan 8, 2009 Nashville Predators vs Pittsburgh Penguins 3 0-3, 2nd 5-3
Feb 14, 2009 Ottawa Senators @ Minnesota Wild 3 0-3, 2nd 5-3
Apr 25, 2009 Pittsburgh Penguins @ Philadelphia Flyers 3 0-3, 2nd 5-3
Feb 4, 2009 Pittsburgh Penguins vs Tampa Bay Lightning 3 0-3, 3rd 4-3
Nov 26, 2008 Pittsburgh Penguins @ New York Islanders 3 0-3, 2nd 5-3
Nov 11, 2008 Pittsburgh Penguins @ Detroit Red Wings 3 2-5, 3rd 7-6
Oct 13, 2008 St. Louis Blues @ Toronto Maple Leafs 3 0-3, 2nd 5-4
Mar 17, 2009 Toronto Maple Leafs @ Tampa Bay Lightning 3 0-3, 2nd 4-3
Oct 16, 2008 Washington Capitals @ Pittsburgh Penguins 3 0-3, 2nd 4-3
23 Apr 2, 2009 Anaheim Ducks @ Vancouver Canucks 2 3-5, 2nd 6-5
Oct 29, 2008 Anaheim Ducks vs Detroit Red Wings 2 1-3, 2nd 5-4
Mar 14, 2009 Atlanta Thrashers @ Buffalo Sabres 2 1-3, 3rd 4-3
Feb 28, 2009 Atlanta Thrashers vs Carolina Hurricanes 2 1-3, 3rd 5-3
Nov 6, 2008 Atlanta Thrashers vs New York Islanders 2 1-3, 3rd 4-3
Jan 21, 2009 Boston Bruins @ Toronto Maple Leafs 2 1-3, 3rd 4-3
Nov 19, 2008 Boston Bruins vs Buffalo Sabres 2 2-4, 1st 7-4
Oct 25, 2008 Boston Bruins vs Atlanta Thrashers 2 0-2, 2nd 5-4
Mar 25, 2009 Buffalo Sabres vs Florida Panthers 2 1-3, 3rd 5-3
Dec 10, 2008 Buffalo Sabres vs Tampa Bay Lightning 2 0-2, 1st 4-2
Dec 8, 2008 Buffalo Sabres @ Pittsburgh Penguins 2 1-3, 2nd 4-3
Oct 23, 2008 Buffalo Sabres @ Minnesota Wild 2 1-3, 3rd 4-3
Oct 21, 2008 Buffalo Sabres vs Boston Bruins 2 0-2, 2nd 3-2
Dec 27, 2008 Calgary Flames vs Ottawa Senators 2 0-2, 2nd 6-3
Dec 5, 2008 Calgary Flames @ St. Louis Blues 2 1-3, 3rd 4-3
Mar 20, 2009 Carolina Hurricanes vs New York Islanders 2 2-4, 2nd 5-4
Feb 5, 2009 Carolina Hurricanes @ San Jose Sharks 2 1-3, 2nd 4-3
Jan 3, 2009 Carolina Hurricanes @ Tampa Bay Lightning 2 0-2, 1st 3-2
Nov 16, 2008 Carolina Hurricanes vs Tampa Bay Lightning 2 0-2, 2nd 3-2
Nov 2, 2008 Carolina Hurricanes vs Toronto Maple Leafs 2 1-3, 2nd 6-4
Oct 10, 2008 Carolina Hurricanes vs Florida Panthers 2 0-2, 1st 6-4
May 2, 2009 Chicago Blackhawks @ Vancouver Canucks 2 0-2, 2nd 6-3
Apr 18, 2009 Chicago Blackhawks vs Calgary Flames 2 0-2, 2nd 3-2
Feb 17, 2009 Chicago Blackhawks @ Tampa Bay Lightning 2 1-3, 2nd 5-3
Apr 8, 2009 Columbus Blue Jackets @ Chicago Blackhawks 2 0-2, 2nd 4-3
Jan 18, 2009 Columbus Blue Jackets @ Vancouver Canucks 2 1-3, 2nd 6-5
Nov 5, 2008 Columbus Blue Jackets vs Edmonton Oilers 2 2-4, 3rd 5-4
Jan 12, 2009 Dallas Stars vs Detroit Red Wings 2 1-3, 2nd 5-4
Jan 4, 2009 Dallas Stars @ Vancouver Canucks 2 0-2, 1st 3-2
Nov 26, 2008 Dallas Stars @ Minnesota Wild 2 1-3, 2nd 4-3
Mar 17, 2009 Detroit Red Wings vs Philadelphia Flyers 2 0-2, 2nd 3-2
Jan 1, 2009 Detroit Red Wings @ Chicago Blackhawks 2 1-3, 2nd 6-4
Dec 10, 2008 Detroit Red Wings vs Calgary Flames 2 1-3, 3rd 4-3
Dec 6, 2008 Detroit Red Wings vs Chicago Blackhawks 2 2-4, 3rd 5-4
Nov 13, 2008 Detroit Red Wings @ Tampa Bay Lightning 2 0-2, 2nd 4-3
Oct 25, 2008 Detroit Red Wings @ Chicago Blackhawks 2 2-4, 3rd 6-5
Jan 5, 2009 Edmonton Oilers vs New York Islanders 2 0-2, 2nd 3-2
Nov 29, 2008 Edmonton Oilers @ St. Louis Blues 2 0-2, 2nd 4-2
Oct 18, 2008 Edmonton Oilers vs Calgary Flames 2 0-2, 2nd 3-2
Feb 3, 2009 Florida Panthers @ Toronto Maple Leafs 2 1-3, 3rd 4-3
Jan 17, 2009 Florida Panthers @ Tampa Bay Lightning 2 1-3, 2nd 4-3
Mar 19, 2009 Los Angeles Kings @ Boston Bruins 2 0-2, 3rd 3-2
Oct 17, 2008 Los Angeles Kings vs Carolina Hurricanes 2 1-3, 2nd 4-3
Oct 14, 2008 Los Angeles Kings vs Anaheim Ducks 2 0-2, 1st 6-3
Apr 11, 2009 Minnesota Wild @ Columbus Blue Jackets 2 0-2, 2nd 6-3
Dec 23, 2008 Minnesota Wild vs Carolina Hurricanes 2 0-2, 2nd 3-2
Feb 27, 2009 Montreal Canadiens @ Philadelphia Flyers 2 0-2, 1st 4-3
Jan 4, 2009 Montreal Canadiens vs Florida Panthers 2 0-2, 2nd 6-5
Apr 9, 2009 Nashville Predators @ Detroit Red Wings 2 1-3, 3rd 4-3
Apr 4, 2009 Nashville Predators vs Columbus Blue Jackets 2 1-3, 2nd 5-4
Mar 26, 2009 Nashville Predators vs San Jose Sharks 2 0-2, 2nd 3-2
Feb 24, 2009 Nashville Predators vs Chicago Blackhawks 2 1-3, 3rd 5-3
Feb 12, 2009 Nashville Predators vs St. Louis Blues 2 1-3, 3rd 4-3
Jan 28, 2009 Nashville Predators @ Vancouver Canucks 2 1-3, 2nd 5-3
Nov 11, 2008 Nashville Predators @ San Jose Sharks 2 0-2, 2nd 4-3
Apr 3, 2009 New Jersey Devils vs Tampa Bay Lightning 2 0-2, 2nd 5-4
Feb 19, 2009 New Jersey Devils @ Tampa Bay Lightning 2 0-2, 2nd 3-2
Jan 30, 2009 New Jersey Devils vs Pittsburgh Penguins 2 1-3, 3rd 4-3
Nov 24, 2008 New York Islanders @ Montreal Canadiens 2 1-3, 2nd 4-3
Dec 3, 2008 New York Rangers vs Pittsburgh Penguins 2 0-2, 2nd 3-2
Nov 15, 2008 New York Rangers vs Boston Bruins 2 0-2, 3rd 3-2
Oct 25, 2008 New York Rangers vs Pittsburgh Penguins 2 0-2, 3rd 3-2
Mar 17, 2009 Ottawa Senators vs Buffalo Sabres 2 0-2, 2nd 4-2
Mar 14, 2009 Ottawa Senators @ Pittsburgh Penguins 2 1-3, 3rd 4-3
Mar 28, 2009 Philadelphia Flyers @ New York Islanders 2 0-2, 3rd 4-3
Feb 24, 2009 Philadelphia Flyers @ Washington Capitals 2 0-2, 2nd 4-2
Feb 7, 2009 Philadelphia Flyers @ Boston Bruins 2 1-3, 2nd 4-3
Jan 2, 2009 Philadelphia Flyers @ Anaheim Ducks 2 1-3, 2nd 5-4
Dec 9, 2008 Philadelphia Flyers vs New York Islanders 2 0-2, 1st 4-3
Nov 9, 2008 Phoenix Coyotes vs San Jose Sharks 2 0-2, 1st 4-2
Mar 10, 2009 Pittsburgh Penguins vs Florida Panthers 2 1-3, 3rd 4-3
Dec 22, 2008 Pittsburgh Penguins @ Buffalo Sabres 2 0-2, 2nd 4-3
Nov 8, 2008 Pittsburgh Penguins @ New York Islanders 2 1-3, 2nd 4-3
Dec 15, 2008 San Jose Sharks @ Los Angeles Kings 2 0-2, 1st 3-2
Dec 13, 2008 San Jose Sharks vs St. Louis Blues 2 1-3, 2nd 5-4
Nov 29, 2008 San Jose Sharks @ Phoenix Coyotes 2 0-2, 1st 3-2
Nov 6, 2008 San Jose Sharks vs St. Louis Blues 2 0-2, 1st 5-4
Oct 18, 2008 San Jose Sharks vs Philadelphia Flyers 2 1-3, 2nd 5-4
Jan 19, 2009 St. Louis Blues @ Boston Bruins 2 2-4, 3rd 5-4
Oct 18, 2008 St. Louis Blues vs Chicago Blackhawks 2 1-3, 3rd 4-3
Mar 14, 2009 Tampa Bay Lightning @ Florida Panthers 2 1-3, 3rd 4-3
Mar 1, 2009 Tampa Bay Lightning @ Calgary Flames 2 2-4, 2nd 8-6
Feb 14, 2009 Toronto Maple Leafs vs Pittsburgh Penguins 2 0-2, 2nd 6-2
Dec 30, 2008 Toronto Maple Leafs vs Atlanta Thrashers 2 0-2, 1st 4-3
Nov 1, 2008 Toronto Maple Leafs vs New York Rangers 2 0-2, 3rd 5-2
Oct 29, 2008 Toronto Maple Leafs @ New Jersey Devils 2 0-2, 2nd 6-5
Oct 23, 2008 Toronto Maple Leafs @ Boston Bruins 2 0-2, 2nd 4-2
Mar 3, 2009 Vancouver Canucks vs Minnesota Wild 2 0-2, 1st 4-2
Feb 12, 2009 Vancouver Canucks @ Phoenix Coyotes 2 1-3, 3rd 4-3
Feb 10, 2009 Vancouver Canucks @ St. Louis Blues 2 1-3, 2nd 6-4
Dec 14, 2008 Vancouver Canucks vs Florida Panthers 2 0-2, 1st 5-3
Oct 31, 2008 Vancouver Canucks @ Anaheim Ducks 2 0-2, 1st 7-6
Oct 11, 2008 Vancouver Canucks @ Calgary Flames 2 1-3, 2nd 5-4
Apr 1, 2009 Washington Capitals vs New York Islanders 2 0-2, 2nd 5-3
Oct 11, 2008 Washington Capitals vs Chicago Blackhawks 2 0-2, 1st 4-2

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