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100 years, decade by decade - 1920-1929

by Staff Writer / Montréal Canadiens

The Canadiens 100th Anniversary on December 4th, 2009 is now right around the corner. Starting today, let us take you back daily to a different decade in the team’s lifetime. Over the next few days, relive the greatest moments of the hockey’s most celebrated franchise. Next up, 1920 to 1929.

Stanley Cup No. 2
On March 25, 1924, the Canadiens completed an undefeated postseason run, overcoming adversity and capturing the second Stanley Cup in team history, blanking the Calgary Tigers 3-0. More.

The Forum Opens its Doors
On November 29, 1924, the Canadiens hosted The Toronto St. Pats in their first game at the Montreal Forum. More.

Morenz Makes it 50
On March 24, 1928, in the final game of the regular season, Howie Morenz broke new NHL ground in a 4-0 victory over the Ottawa Senators. More.

Hainsworth's Amazing Season
On March 14, 1929, goaltender George Hainsworth continued his remarkable domination of NHL forwards, blanking the Montreal Maroons 1-0 at the Forum. More.

Stanley Cup No. 3
On April 3, 1930, the Canadiens were on the brink of the biggest playoff upset in NHL history, sitting one game up in the best-of-three Stanley Cup Finals against a Boston Bruins team that had gone 38-5-1 in the regular season.More.

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