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On May 15, 1964, Sam Pollock takes over for Frank Selke as Canadiens general manager. A [...]More
On October 7, 1995, the Canadiens honor the late Jacques Plante by raising his No. 1 to the [...]More
On January 29, 2007, Ken Dryden’s legacy is immortalized in a ceremony retiring his [...]More
On December 10, 1975, the Canadiens honor the greatest individual champion in NHL history by [...]More
The game was played under NHA rules, with six players a side, just as the first and third game had been conducted. The second and fourth featured the West Coast Hockey League’s, seven-man version of the game.
The Canadiens drew first blood when reserve forward Skene Ronan found the back of the net 12 minutes into the opening period. It stood as the only goal for most of the game, until the Rosebuds tied things up eight minutes into the third. Weaving his way around the Portland defense before slipping the puck past goaltender Tommy Murray, Goldie Prodger put the Canadiens up 2-1 with four minutes left to play.
Newsy Lalonde’s crew clung to the lead, running out the remaining few minutes on the clock to capture the first Stanley Cup in Canadiens history.