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01-05-2013, 08:25 PM
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Dennis Bonvie
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Originally Posted by Canadiens1958 View Post
Yet in 13 of the 19 Bruin loses against the Canadiens the Bruins had a one or two goal lead in the game.

Comparable to Don Simmons, who playing with a weaker Bruins team against stronger Canadiens teams, lost the lead in only 2 of 8 loses.
From what I recall the Bruins were not losing those leads because of their goaltending.

Game 2 in 1971 and game 7 in 1979 were the two biggest losses for the Bruins against the Canadiens. Both games they had leads and lost them, but Cheevers didn't play in either.

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