Tuesday, 23 April 2013

Today in Habs History: April 23 Edition

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Tony Esposito turns 70 today- (Photo A Breed Apart – Douglas Hunter)

 

1919: An electrical fire consumes the Canadiens’ home rink, The Jubilee Arena. The club would relocate to the Mount Royal Arena.

 

1978: Guy Lafleur scored twice and added three assists, and Ken Dryden recorded his 9th career playoff shutout as the Canadiens won 8-0 over the Detroit Red Wings, in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Quarter-Finals, for their sixth straight playoff road win (over two years).

 

1991: Shayne Corson scored two goals and added two assists as the Canadiens won 6-2 over the Boston Bruins, at the Forum in Game 4 of the Adams Division Finals.

 

Habs Born on This Day: Tony Esposito (1943), Ryan Walter (1958), Claude Julien (coach, 1963), Patrick Poulin (1973)

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