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Since 1893, the top teams in Canada and the United States have battled it out for the Stanley [...]More
On July 26. 1946, Frank Selke was hired as General Manager of the Canadiens, replacing Tommy [...]More
On November 12, 2005, the Canadiens kick off their Centennial celebrations in grand fashion [...]More
On March 11, 2006, 75-year-old Bernard “Boom Boom” Geoffrion passes away just a few hours [...]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.