Anyone Ever Seen This Gem from the Past?
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09-01-2010, 11:04 AM
Join Date: Oct 2007
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It's the Habs 1971 game 2 against the Bruins, the one that turned everything around as they went from looking like a team on the verge of a sweep down 5-1 halfway through, to a team that stunned everyone with 6 unanswered goals. Some observations:
-The Habs really look nonchalant about it, like they've been there before.
-Lemaire even then had a defensive anticipation that led to offense.
-Boy the Big M liked to take the slapshot.
-Beliveau at 39 was still fabulous.
-Pocket Rocket's goal is a thing of beauty.
-Eddie Johnston just sucked in net for this one.
I remember it very vividly...
For more than the Habs performance.
My father had a heart attack that nite (not because of the game), and almost died 2 days later.
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