Playoff Game 78 – Canadiens 3, Maple Leafs 1

Playoff Game 78
Canadiens 3, Maple Leafs 1
Stanley Cup Quarterfinals, Game 7
Monday, May 31, 2021
Scotiabank Arena, Toronto, Ontario

Carey Price made 29 saves, and the Montréal Canadiens eliminated the Toronto Maple Leafs with a 3-1 victory in Game 7 of the Stanley Cup First Round at Scotiabank Arena on Monday.
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Playoff Game 77 – Canadiens 3, Maple Leafs 2 (OT)

Playoff Game 77
Canadiens 3, Maple Leafs 2 (OT)
Stanley Cup Quarterfinals, Game 6
Saturday, May 29, 2021
Centre Bell, Montréal, Québec

Jesperi Kotkaniemi scored at 15:15 of overtime, and the Montréal Canadiens avoided elimination for the second straight game with a 3-2 win against the Toronto Maple Leafs in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup First Round at Bell Centre on Saturday.
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Playoff Game 76 – Canadiens 4, Maple Leafs 3 (OT)

Playoff Game 76
Canadiens 4, Maple Leafs 3 (OT)
Stanley Cup Quarterfinals, Game 5
Thursday, May 27, 2021
Scotiabank Arena, Toronto, Ontario

Nick Suzuki scored 59 seconds into overtime, and the Montréal Canadiens recovered for a 4-3 win against the Toronto Maple Leafs in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup First Round at Scotiabank Arena on Thursday.
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Playoff Game 75 – Maple Leafs 4, Canadiens 0

Playoff Game 75
Maple Leafs 4, Canadiens 0
Stanley Cup Quarterfinals, Game 4
Tuesday, May 25, 2021
Centre Bell, Montréal, Québec

William Nylander scored for a fourth straight game, and the Toronto Maple Leafs defeated the Montréal Canadiens 4-0 in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup First Round at Bell Centre on Tuesday.
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Playoff Game 74 – Maple Leafs 2, Canadiens 1

Playoff Game 74
Maple Leafs 2, Canadiens 1
Stanley Cup Quarterfinals, Game 3
Monday, May 24, 2021
Centre Bell, Montréal, Québec

William Nylander scored for a third straight game, and the Toronto Maple Leafs defeated the Montréal Canadiens 2-1 in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup First Round at Bell Centre on Monday.
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Playoff Game 73 – Maple Leafs 5, Canadiens 1

Playoff Game 73
Maple Leafs 5, Canadiens 1
Stanley Cup Quarterfinals, Game 2
Saturday, May 22, 2021
Scotiabank Arena, Toronto, Ontario

Auston Matthews had a goal and two assists, and the Toronto Maple Leafs evened the Stanley Cup First Round by defeating the Montréal Canadiens 5-1 in Game 2 at Scotiabank Arena on Saturday.
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Playoff Game 72 – Canadiens 2, Maple Leafs 1

Playoff Game 72
Canadiens 2, Maple Leafs 1
Stanley Cup Quarterfinals, Game 1
Thursday, May 20, 2021
Scotiabank Arena, Toronto, Ontario

Paul Byron scored shorthanded to break a tie in the third period, and the Montréal Canadiens defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 2-1 in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup First Round at Scotiabank Arena on Thursday.
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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 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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Playoff Game 67 – Canadiens 2, Maple Leafs 0

Playoff Game 67
Canadiens 2, Maple Leafs 0
Stanley Cup Semifinals, Game 4
Tuesday, May 9, 1978
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario

The Toronto Maple Leafs’ best season in 11 years dragged to a painful end last night, when the Montréal Canadiens eliminated them 4-0 in the Stanley Cup semi-final with a 2-0 win at Maple Leaf Gardens.
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Playoff Game 66 – Canadiens 6, Maple Leafs 1

Playoff Game 66
Canadiens 6, Maple Leafs 1
Stanley Cup Semifinals, Game 3
Saturday, May 6, 1978
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario

The stiff upper lips the Toronto Maple Leafs have displayed throughout the National Hockey League playoffs drooped rather low following their 6-1 loss to the Montréal Canadiens Saturday night.
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Playoff Game 65 – Canadiens 3, Maple Leafs 2

Playoff Game 65
Canadiens 3, Maple Leafs 2
Stanley Cup Semifinals, Game 2
Thursday, May 4, 1978
Forum de Montréal, Montréal, Québec

On the first shift of the game, the Toronto Maple Leafs’ Dan Maloney wrapped an arm around the neck of Guy Damien Lafleur and dragged him along the boards like a rag doll.
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Playoff Game 64 – Canadiens 5, Maple Leafs 3

Playoff Game 64
Canadiens 5, Maple Leafs 3
Stanley Cup Semifinals, Game 1
Tuesday, May 2, 1978
Forum de Montréal, Montréal, Québec

Les Canadiens mustered just enough scoring punch at The Forum last night to hold off Ken Dryden and the Toronto Maple Leafs, 5-3, in the opening game of their Stanley Cup semi-final series. The Leafs were the lesser of the two obstacles for the defending champions.
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Playoff Game 62 – Maple Leafs 4, Canadiens 1

Playoff Game 62
Maple Leafs 4, Canadiens 1
Stanley Cup Finals, Game 5
Saturday, April 29, 1967
Forum de Montréal, Montréal, Québec

The Montréal Canadiens might have expected more charitable donations from Terry Sawchuk in the Forum Saturday afternoon but he advised them early: “I only give at home.”
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Playoff Game 60 – Maple Leafs 3, Canadiens 2 (2OT)

Playoff Game 60
Maple Leafs 3, Canadiens 2 (2OT)
Stanley Cup Finals, Game 3
Tuesday, April 25, 1967
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario

Bob Pulford has been one of the Maple Leafs’ most industrious players in the Stanley Cup playoffs but he hasn’t been scoring goals.

He made up for that little oversight at the Gardens last night.
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Playoff Game 59 – Maple Leafs 3, Canadiens 0

Playoff Game 59
Maple Leafs 3, Canadiens 0
Stanley Cup Finals, Game 2
Saturday, April 22, 1967
Forum de Montréal, Montréal, Québec

The Toronto Maple Leafs unleashed an obstinate and abrasive defence to demoralize the Canadiens’ swift skaters and tie the Stanley Cup final series at one win apiece in the Forum Saturday afternoon.
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Playoff Game 58 – Canadiens 6, Maple Leafs 2

Playoff Game 58
Canadiens 6, Maple Leafs 2
Stanley Cup Finals, Game 1
Thursday, April 20, 1967
Forum de Montréal, Montréal, Québec

The elusive Henri Richard and Yvan “The Terrible” Cournoyer had a hypnotic effect on the Toronto defence last night as Montréal swept to an authoritative victory in the opening game of the Stanley Cup final.
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Playoff Game 57 – Canadiens 4, Maple Leafs 1

Playoff Game 57
Canadiens 4, Maple Leafs 1
Stanley Cup Semifinals, Game 4
Thursday, April 14, 1966
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario

It will long be remembered as the night they smashed most of the National Hockey League’s Stanley Cup penalty records, but last night’s game at the Gardens may have had an even more significant meaning.

It may have been the end of an era.
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Playoff Game 54 – Canadiens 4, Maple Leafs 3

Playoff Game 54
Canadiens 4, Maple Leafs 3
Stanley Cup Semifinals, Game 1
Thursday, April 7, 1966
Forum de Montréal, Montréal, Québec

Before last night’s hockey game at The Forum, George Imlach came out of dressing room No. 7, grinned and pointed to a photographer’s badge he was wearing on his lapel.
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