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On May 24, 1986, a young Canadiens squad capped off a surprising playoff run. Boasting a [...]More
A mentor to a generation of younger Canadiens defensemen, Larry Robinson was one of the [...]More
Born as the Atlanta Flames (1972 to1980), the Calgary Flames entered the NHL in 1980-81. The [...]More
On May 25, 1978 the Canadiens traveled to Boston to meet the Bruins in the sixth game of the [...]More
Playing in the postseason for a 17th spring in a row, Robinson became the first NHLer to reach the milestone. He was the only one to do it with the same team before Nicklas Lidstrom joined him in 2008.
The Canadiens played three more games before watching the Flames lift the Stanley Cup in celebration following their six-game victory. With 203 postseason games on his permanent record, Larry Robinson is the Canadiens all-time leader in that category.
A member of the Los Angeles Kings for the next three seasons, “Big Bird” took part in the playoffs every year, setting an NHL record by appearing in the postseason in 20 consecutive seasons.