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01-05-2013, 08:39 PM
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Originally Posted by Dennis Bonvie View Post
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.
Suggest checking games 1 and 2 in 1979. Bruins lost a one and two goal leads with Cheevers in goal:

In those two games he stopped 32 of 41 shots over two games. Excellent team defense simply wasted.

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