Canes’ comeback a reality
After losing the first two games of the series, Carolina wins four straight — all by one goal, two in overtime — and eliminates Montreal in six. The Hurricanes face the Devils in the next round.
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“It was the tightest game of the season,” said Felix Morin, 23, as he sipped from a bottle of beer at La Cage Aux Sports, a bar at the Bell Centre. “The (Hurricanes) goalie (Cam Ward) made three unbelievable saves.”
Morin, who had a rinkside seat at the game, said the Canadiens had rested on their laurels after winning the first two games of the series