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01-14-2008, 09:07 PM
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Originally Posted by brianscot View Post

Lafleur played only 3 games in the playoffs after crashing his Cadillac in March,
Lafleur's car crash was the following season. In 1980, he was knocked out by a knee-on-knee hit from Pat Boutette in the first round.

Games 1&2 of that series were the finest moments of Gilles Meloche's career. He was outstanding to give Minny a 2-0 lead. The Montreal wins the next 3 games rather easily and everybody thought it was over. It was a very gutsy performance from Minnesota to come back and win that series.

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