Playoff Game 71 – Canadiens 5, Maple Leafs 4 (OT)

Playoff Game 71
Canadiens 5, Maple Leafs 4 (OT)
Stanley Cup Quarterfinals, Game 4
Sunday, April 22, 1979
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario

Larry Robinson scored the winning goal at 4:14 of overtime while the Toronto Maple Leafs’ David “Tiger” Williams was in the penalty box last night and the Montréal Canadiens beat the Leafs 5-4 to sweep the Stanley Cup best-of-seven quarter final in four games.
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Playoff Game 70 – Canadiens 4, Maple Leafs 3 (2OT)

Playoff Game 70
Canadiens 4, Maple Leafs 3 (2OT)
Stanley Cup Quarterfinals, Game 3
Saturday, April 21, 1979
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario

They remade Cinderella last night at Maple Leaf Gardens and cast the unlikeliest actor they could find in the starting role.
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Playoff Game 69 – Canadiens 5, Maple Leafs 1

Playoff Game 69
Canadiens 5, Maple Leafs 1
Stanley Cup Quarterfinals, Game 2
Wednesday, April 18, 1979
Forum de Montréal, Montréal, Québec

Guy Lafleur recorded his second four-point night in two games as the Montréal Canadiens defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-1 last night to lead their Stanley Cup best-of-seven quarter-final playoff series 2-0.
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Playoff Game 68 – Canadiens 5, Maple Leafs 2

Playoff Game 68
Canadiens 5, Maple Leafs 2
Stanley Cup Quarterfinals, Game 1
Monday, April 16, 1979
Forum de Montréal, Montréal, Québec

Guy Lafleur and Jacques Lemaire, two of the main men Toronto Maple Leaf coach Roger Neilson said his club had to control if it hoped to drink from the National Hockey League Stanley Cup, last night showed why their potentially vast contributions to the Montréal Canadiens must be neutralized.
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Game 583 – Canadiens 6, Maple Leafs 3

Game 583
Canadiens 6, Maple Leafs 3
Saturday, February 3, 1979
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario

At weddings, they throw rice. That’s tradition.

At the end of the Toronto Maple Leafs’ 6-3 loss to the Montréal Canadiens Saturday night, a fan threw a roll of toilet paper. That, in the fan’s mind, might also become tradition.
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Preseason Game 14 – Canadiens 9, Maple Leafs 3

Preseason Game 14
Canadiens 9, Maple Leafs 3
Wednesday, September 27, 1978
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario

The Montréal Canadiens are such a complete hockey machine that coach Scotty Bowman will have trouble deciding which players are the spare parts before the National Hockey League waiver draft early in October.
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