Monday, 29 April 2013

Today in Habs History: April 29th Edition

 

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Claude Lemieux scores the Game Seven winner in vs. Hartford, April 29, 1986. (Photo: Denis Brodeur, CHC)

 

1973: Jacques Lemaire scored twice and added two assists as the Canadiens won 8-3 against the Chicago Black Hawks in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Finals. Habs captain
Henri Richard tied brother Maurice and Red Kelly for the Stanley Cup record with his 12th appearance in the Finals.

1976: Serge Savard scored a goal and added two assists to lead Montreal to a 4-3 win over the New York Islanders, in Game 2 of the Semi-Finals.

 

1986: Rookie Claude Lemieux scored the winning goal at 5:55 of overtime as the Canadiens won 2-1 over the Hartford Whalers, in Game 7 of the Adams Division Finals. Montreal advanced to the Wales Conference Finals vs. the New York Rangers.

 

Habs Born on This Day: Wilf Field (1915), Jean Gauthier (1937)

 

Sources:

www.hhof.com

www.sihrhockey.org

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