Game 259 – Canadiens 3, Maple Leafs 1

Game 259
Canadiens 3, Maple Leafs 1
Thursday, March 17, 1949
Forum de Montréal, Montréal, QC

Gloom which hung in clouds over the Forum tonight, even as the Canadiens were whipping their intracity NHL enemies the Toronto Maple Leafs 3-1, was dispelled at game’s end, when examination proved Elmer Lach had not suffered a fractured jaw.
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Game 258 – Canadiens 2, Maple Leafs 0

Game 258
Canadiens 2, Maple Leafs 0
Wednesday, March 2, 1949
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, ON

Montréal’s big Bill Durnan, as calm and calculating a netminder as there is in the major loop, was materially aided by a comedy of Toronto errors, as he recorded his seventh shutout of the season last night.
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Game 255 – Maple Leafs 4, Canadiens 1

Game 255
Maple Leafs 4, Canadiens 1
Thursday, February 3, 1949
Forum de Montréal, Montréal, QC

Max Bentley fired two quick first period goals tonight, and the Toronto Maple Leafs went on to a 4-1 triumph over the Montréal Canadiens. The battle, mightily rugged in spots, was enlivened by a middle frame free-for-all that began when Rocket Richard loosed a vicious right at Bill Ezinicki.
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Game 253 – Maple Leafs 5, Canadiens 3

Game 253
Maple Leafs 5, Canadiens 3
Saturday, January 1, 1949
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, ON

Amid wild stick slugging scenes reminiscent of the infamous Gaye Stewart-Jimmy Orlando bloodletting, the suddenly aroused Toronto Maple Leafs outfought and outplayed the Montréal Canadiens 5-3 at the Gardens Saturday night.
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Game 252 – Canadiens 3, Maple Leafs 2

Game 252
Canadiens 3, Maple Leafs 2
Thursday, December 30, 1948
Forum de Montréal, Montréal, QC

A last period power play with the Toronto Maple Leafs shorthanded produced the goal that gave the Montréal Canadiens a 3-2 triumph here tonight. The defeat sunk the Leafs deeper into fifth place in the National Hockey League standing.
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Game 250 – Maple Leafs 3, Canadiens 3

Game 250
Maple Leafs 3, Canadiens 3
Wednesday, November 24, 1948
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, ON

Can you tie that? Five split decisions in eight games, and nary a win. In picking up their third single point in as many games, the Toronto Maple Leafs last night shared a 3-3 verdict with the Montréal Canadiens, this time blowing an early two goal lead and failing to stay in front after leading 3-2 at the end of the second period.
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