Montréal Canadiens

Round 2 Preview: Montreal Canadiens vs Winnipeg Jets

Wow. Who could have seen this one coming? (Except me, in a deadly serious pre-playoffs DM to Rinkside's own Dimitri Filipovic)

In a second round packed with stacked Stanley Cup contenders, the North Division final between the Montréal Canadiens and Winnipeg Jets seems a little... out of place. 

Between them, the two underdogs managed to dispatch the top four scorers in the NHL, extinguishing their offensive firepower mostly through other-worldly goaltending. On the surface, this series seems to be a battle of "which goalie can keep his hot streak going the longest," as neither of these teams was too impressive otherwise during the regular season.

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