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05-22-2013, 01:17 PM
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Originally Posted by JMT21 View Post
Shortly after the Jets became the first club team to defeat the Soviet Red Army (a team mostly comprised of the same players who tied the Canadiens back on Dec.31, 1975), the Jets issued a challenge to the then Stanley Cup champion Habs.

Montreal declined and war of words ensued. .
Wow. I did not know this. I was out of the country then. Were the Jets not just challenging Montreal, but also gain the Stanley Cup if they won?

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