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A 5-foot-11, 200-pounder from Penetanguishene, ON, Albert “Bert” Corbeau spent eight [...]More
A member of the first-ever Canadiens’ squad, Newsy Lalonde was the team’s first veritable [...]More
One of the first players to ever don a Canadiens jersey, right winger Didier Pitre was an [...]More
Hailing from Randolph, Ontario, defenseman Howard McNamara was one of the most imposing [...]More
Lalonde’s six goal outing is still a Canadiens record and a feat that has been matched only seven times since. The first to do it was former teammate and one-time Hab, Joe Malone, who set the existing record three weeks later, burying seven for the Quebec Bulldogs. On the receiving end, once again, were the hapless St. Pats.
The NHL record of 21 goals in a single game set that evening still stands. It was tied on December 11, 1985 in a 12-9 Edmonton Oilers victory over the Chicago Blackhawks.