Game 610 – Canadiens 9, Maple Leafs 4

Game 610
Canadiens 9, Maple Leafs 4
Saturday, March 21, 1987
Forum de Montréal, Montréal, Québec

Hunger is apparently not a problem that gnaws at the stomachs of the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Defenceman Bill Root unintentionally touched on that note last night in praising the Montréal Canadiens, who blasted the Leafs 9-4 before 18,072 spectators at the Forum.
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Game 609 – Canadiens 2, Maple Leafs 1

Game 609
Canadiens 2, Maple Leafs 1
Monday, January 12, 1987
Forum de Montréal, Montréal, Québec

The Toronto Maple Leafs have had enough trouble this season winning games on the road.

So, as far as they were concerned, the last thing they needed was for the referee to side with the home team in a close contest.
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Game 608 – Maple Leafs 7, Canadiens 4

Game 608
Maple Leafs 7, Canadiens 4
Thursday, October 9, 1986
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario

“I B’Leaf” said the button on the lapel of actor / comedian John Candy’s suit.

After two decades of unbelievable chaos, what the Toronto Maple Leafs need to do more than anything else is start believing in themselves.
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