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Monday Habs Headlines: The Rangers-Canadiens stunning 1969-70 race to the playoffs

In today’s links, looking back at when New York passed Montreal for the post-season berth 50 years ago, trades that left fans heartbroken, and more.

Maurice Richard in Hockey Action

Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • The New York Rangers-Montreal Canadiens playoff chase made the 1969-70 finale unforgettable. [NHL]
  • Andrew Zadarnowski and the crew on The Weekend Game Plan talk about which trade broke their hearts. [TSN690]
  • Jesse Ylönen speaks to Pat Bexell about his decision to leave Liiga and head to Laval. [EOTP]
  • On the flip side, Jordan Harris made the right decision to stay in the NCAA for another season. [EOTP]

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • Seven Edmonton Oilers players whose departures hurt the most. [Sportsnet]
  • And five Calgary Flames departures that stung quite a bit. [Sportsnet]
  • Debating the greatest moments of NHL season so far... Vegas hitting 100 wins or the Sedin twins’ jersey retirement? [NHL]
  • Ryan O’Reilly’s son starts early!