It’s Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Final from Bell Centre in Montreal. A spot in the Stanley Cup Final is on the line in this series and for both teams it would be their first trip back since the 1990s.
Montreal hasn’t been in the Stanley Cup Final since 1993 and for New York it was 1994. Those trips each resulted in winning hockey’s ultimate prize for both teams. The first step towards trying to recapture that glory begins today.