Preview of 2015 Montreal Canadiens Qualifying Tournament

2015 Montreal Canadiens Qualifying Tournament

2015 Montreal Canadiens Qualifying Tournament

  1. ’76-’77 Montreal Canadiens (60-8-12, 132 points (1st in Norris), STANLEY CUP CHAMPIONS)
  2. ’43-’44 Montreal Canadiens (38-5-7, 83 points (1st in NHL), STANLEY CUP CHAMPIONS)
  3. ’77-’78 Montreal Canadiens (59-10-11, 129 points (1st in Norris), STANLEY CUP CHAMPIONS)
  4. ’75-’76 Montreal Canadiens (58-11-11, 127 points (1st in Norris), STANLEY CUP CHAMPIONS)
  5. ’72-’73 Montreal Canadiens (52-10-16, 120 points (1st in East), STANLEY CUP CHAMPIONS)
  6. ’78-’79 Montreal Canadiens (52-17-11, 115 points (1st in Norris), STANLEY CUP CHAMPIONS)
  7. ’58-’59 Montreal Canadiens (39-18-13, 91 points (1st in NHL), STANLEY CUP CHAMPIONS)
  8. ’57-’58 Montreal Canadiens (43-17-10, 96 points (1st in NHL), STANLEY CUP CHAMPIONS)

The ’76-’77 Montreal Canadiens were the top seed in the inaugural Ultimate NHL Playoff and are the inaugural UNP Champions! After having a First Round Bye, the ’76-’77 Canadiens proceeded to sweep the 33rd-seeded ’83-’84 Quebec Nordiques in the Second Round and then the 16th-seeded ’03-’04 Tampa Bay Lightning in the Third Round. In the Quarterfinal Round, they defeated the 9th-seeded ’71-’72 New York Rangers in seven games, which would be their longest series in the tournament. In the Semifinal Round, they dispatched the 4th-seeded ’73-’74 Boston Bruins in five games. Then, they clinched the tournament by defeating the 19th-seeded ’88-’89 Calgary Flames in five games in the Final.

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