May 6th, 2016 In Canadiens History, Column, Hockey History, Montreal Canadiens 0 comments

A controversial goal by Henri Richard in overtime gave the Montreal Canadiens a 3-2 win over the Detroit Red Wings and the 1966 Stanley Cup. Richard bunted a puck past Red Wing goalie Roger Crozier at 2:20 of extra time as he slid towards the net and then into Crozier. Crozier felt that Richard, as the two collided, swept the puck into the...

May 4th, 2016 In Canadiens History, Column, Hockey History, Montreal Canadiens 0 comments

Montreal Canadiens are one win away from their second straight Stanley Cup after they drubbed the Detroit Red Wings 5-1 last night in Montreal. It was an all-round team effort for the Canadiens. Five players shared in the Habs’ scoring as the Red Wings had no answer for Montreal’s balanced attack. Canadiens now lead the best-of-seven final...

May 2nd, 2016 In Canadiens History, Column, Hockey History, Montreal Canadiens 0 comments

Ralph Backstrom’s goal with seven and a half minutes left in the third period gave the Montreal Canadiens a 2-1 win over the Detroit Red Wings yesterday afternoon in Detroit. The Montreal victory ties the best-of-seven Stanley Cup Final at two games apiece. Crozier Hurt The loss for the Red Wings may be their costliest of the entire season....

April 29th, 2016 In Canadiens History, Column, Hockey History, Montreal Canadiens 0 comments

The Montreal Canadiens revamped their lineup and juggled their lines for last night’s third game of the Stanley Cup final series against the Detroit Red Wings. Coach Toe Blake’s moves paid off as the Canadiens rebounded for a 4-2 win over the Wings at the Olympia in Detroit.  Detroit now leads the best-of-seven series two games to...

April 27th, 2016 In Column, Detroit Red Wings, Hockey History, Red Wings History 0 comments

The Detroit Red Wings broke up a tense 1-1  tie with four third-period goals to skate off with a 5-2 win over the Montreal Canadiens in the second game of the best-of-seven Stanley Cup final. Detroit now leads the series, shockingly, two games to none. Once again, Red Wing goalie Roger Crozier was the outstanding player for Detroit. Crozier...

April 25th, 2016 In Column, Detroit Red Wings, Hockey History, Red Wings History 0 comments

The Detroit Red Wing rode the stellar goaltending of Roger Crozier to a shocking 3-2 win over the Montreal Canadiens last night in the first game of the Stanley Cup Final. The game, in Montreal and before a huge North American-wide audience on television, was a great showcase and provided a great preview of what may be to come in this...

April 23rd, 2016 In Canadiens History, Column, Detroit Red Wings, Hockey History, Montreal Canadiens, Red Wings History 0 comments

The Stanley Cup Final opens tonight in Montreal with the Detroit Red Wings visiting the Montreal Canadiens. The oddsmakers have installed the Habs as five to two favourites to capture the Stanley Cup. They are also rated 13-5 favourites to win game one. The logic behind the setting of those odds is clear. Montreal was consistently good all...

April 21st, 2016 In Detroit Red Wings, Editor's Choice, Hockey History, Top Stories 0 comments

With a 1-0 loss on Thursday, the Detroit Red Wings are the first team to be eliminated from the 2016 postseason. Their playoff streak lives on despite getting bumped by the Lightning for the second year in a row. However, what may not live on is the career of Pavel Datsyuk. Thursday's game may be the last time we see him suit up and skate for...

April 21st, 2016 In Boston Bruins, Bruins History, Column, Hockey History 0 comments

The Oshawa Generals, winners of the Ontario Hockey Association Junior A crown, added the all-Ontario junior championship to their collection of titles last night. The Generals finished their demolition of the Northern Ontario Hockey Association champs, the North Bay Trappers, with a 10-0 shellacking in North Bay. Complete Domination The complete...

April 20th, 2016 In Column, Detroit Red Wings, Hockey History, Red Wings History 0 comments

The Detroit Red Wings ended the Stanley Cup dreams of the Chicago Black Hawks last night. The Red Wings scored a thrilling come-from-behind victory over the Black Hawks with a 3-2 win at the Olympia in Detroit. Prentice the Hero Dean Prentice, a late-season acquisition from the Boston Bruins, made Detroit general manager-coach Sid Abel look...

April 18th, 2016 In Column, Detroit Red Wings, Hockey History, Red Wings History 0 comments

Norm Ullman ended a scoring drought against the Chicago Black Hawks to lead the Detroit Red Wings to a 5-3 win over the Hawks in Chicago. The Red Wing centre, who had not scored a goal against Chicago in just over a year, fired a pair for the Wings last night. Detroit now leads the best-of-seven semi-final series three games to two. Along with...

April 15th, 2016 In Canadiens History, Column, Hockey History, Montreal Canadiens 0 comments

The Montreal Canadiens eliminated the Toronto Maple Leafs last night in a hockey game that will be remembered more for fisticuffs than for any hockey skill that might have been on display. The Habs disposed of Toronto with a 4-1 win to take their best-of-seven Stanley Cup semi-final series in four straight games. In the other semi-final game, the...

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