After back-to-back overtime thrillers to erase a 3-1 series deficit, the Montreal Canadiens headed back to Toronto looking to complete their comeback and book their ticket to Winnipeg for the North Division final. The Toronto Maple Leafs welcomed a small crowd of just over 500 frontline health care workers as they looked to flip the script and move on themselves.
Unfortunately for the home team, the Habs came out and played their best game of the series — possibly their entire season — and will move on to face the Winnipeg Jets for northern supremacy.
Welcome to your Bottom Six Minutes for game 7.
Carey Price is playing some of the best hockey we’ve ever seen him play. I’ll discuss what that meant to the Habs through their comeback, and what it could mean for them as they continue their unlikely playoff run.
I’ll also touch on how the big line, revamped with Jake Evans to go along with Phillip Danault and Brendan Gallagher, was instrumental in completing the comeback.
I’ll have some much kinder words for Dominique Ducharme and Marc Bergevin as well. I was a little harsh on them after the team fell down 3-1 in the series, but in true Habs fan form, my opinions are subject to change when they pull off something magical.
This team seems to have a little 1993, and a little 2010 in them. Click the play button below to find out which team I think they’re closer to and why!
Oh, and I am not one to say atodaso, BUT ATODASO.