Thursday, 28 March 2013

Today In Habs History: March 28th Edition

 

This two-time Cup winner with the Habs ended what had been the longest playoff game in NHL history on March 28, 1930. (Photo: canadiens.com)

1930: Gus Rivers ended what had been the longest playoff game in NHL history, when he scored at 68:52 of overtime to give the Canadiens a 2-1 win over the New York Rangers, in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Semi-Finals.

 

1954: Emile Bouchard scored twice to become the NHL's all-time playoff point scorer among defensemen, as the Canadiens won 4-3 over the Boston Bruins, in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Semi-Finals.

 

1965: Jean Beliveau scored twice and added two assists in the Canadiens' 5-3 win against the Rangers.

 

1976: Pete Mahovlich picked up two assists, including his 100th point of the season (for the second straight year) in the Canadiens' 2-2 tie with Boston.

 

Sources:

www.hhof.com

www.sihrhockey.org

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