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Canadiens Can Clinch

  • The Canadiens can guarantee themselves a spot in the playoffs with a win tonight.

    More importantly, a regulation win against Ottawa would increase the lead over the Senators to 7 points. A number that could just about push the Habs over and put them a couple steps away from clinching their Division.

    A loss to Ottawa and the lead is reduced to 3 with another game against the Senators looming in just over a week.

  1. #1 habman says:
    March 25, 2008 at 6:26 pm

    So..they dont “pull” goalies after leads”, they only keep them in to torture them..costing them the best goalie they had scince Dryden’

    But in 1995, the Canadiens missed the playoffs for the first time in 25 years, and only the third time in 54 years. In December of that year, when the Canadiens lost 11-1 at home to the Detroit Red Wings, then-head coach Mario Tremblay refused to pull Patrick Roy from the net until after the ninth goal, despite the goaltender’s repeated pleas.

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