When the Montreal Canadiens took down the heavily favourited Boston Bruins in the second round of these Stanley Cup playoffs, they looked unbeatable. If they could beat the big, bad Bruins, they could beat anybody. Especially the New York Rangers.
Six games later and things couldn’t be more different. The Rangers are moving on. The Canadiens are going home.
“We felt that we lined up better against the Rangers than the Bruins. We had a letdown,” Max Pacioretty said after the 1-0 loss. Most people did too.
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