THE QUESTION: Against which team the Canadiens had the longest winning streak?
THE ANSWER: Washington Capitals - 23 games from Oct. 31, 1974 – March 25, 1978
The Canadiens showed no mercy for the expansion Capitals, winning their first 23 matchups against Washington. Over that span, Montreal outgunned the Caps by a staggering 144-32 margin.
Worst beat-down: 11-0, April 2, 1977
Scotty Bowman’s squad completes their recording-breaking season in style with a offensive bonanza against the Caps to extend their home unbeaten streak to 34 games. The Habs pepper goalies Ron Low and Bernie Wolfe with 42 shots, as Bob Gainey enjoys a four-point night with a goal and three assists.