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The intensity permeating a match-up between Boston and Montreal is derived from a lifetime of [...]More
When he was named head coach of the Canadiens in 1940-41, Dick Irvin Sr. was already an [...]More
After missing the playoffs twice in the previous four seasons, the time has come for the [...]More
Irvin would remain behind the Montreal bench for the next 15 years, the longest tenure of any Habs coach, guiding the franchise to 415 regular season wins and three Stanley Cup Championships. Under his watchful eye, the Canadiens put up the highest winning percentage in team history, thanks to an incredible 38-5-7 (0.830) record in 1943-44 en route to the fifth Stanley Cup in team history.