Montreal Canadiens Have Now Officially Drawn Everyone’s Attention

May 13th, 2010 by Adam Lindemer Leave a reply »
When given the choice between watching a hockey game on TV or some other sporting event, I'm usually going with the latter.

However, the 2010 National Hockey League Playoffs have gotten me to pay a little more attention to those guys on the ice with the sticks.

Now, I'm still not watching the games per se, but I find myself wanting to know what happened. Actually, my focus is on just one team, the Montreal Canadiens.

The Habs, as they are known around the hockey world, have the most Stanley Cup victories (24) and appearances (34), but haven't made an appearance in the finals since 1993, which is also the last time they won it.

This season, the Habs limped into the playoffs, having the least amount of points amongst all 16 playoffs teams with 88 (tied with the Philadelphia Flyers) and were the eighth seed in the Eastern Conference.

That means they would have to face the Washington Capitals, who absolutely blew through the regular season, amassing 121 points (18 more than the New Jersey Devils in the East and eight more than the San Jose Sharks in the entire NHL).

All Montreal did was force seven games with the C ...

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