According to the numbers guys at SportsLabs.com, Andrei Kostitsyn is the first Canadien to score three playoff goals in a losing cause.

Here’s their chronological list, en français. Number in parentheses is the goal total in that particular game:

(3) Newsy Lalonde, 23 février 1919, V 8-4 contre Ottawa

(3) Odie Cleghorn, 27 février 1919, V 5-3 à Ottawa

(5) Newsy Lalonde, 1er mars 1919, v 6-3 contre Ottawa

(4) Newsy Lalonde, 22 mars 1919, V 4-2 à Seattle

(3) Howie Morenz, 22 mars 1924, V 6-1 contre Calgary

(3) Howie Morenz, 27 mars 1925, V 4-2 contre Victoria

(3) Toe Blake, 22 mars 1938, V 6-4 contre Chicago

(3) Gerry Plamondon, 24 mars 1939, V 4-3 à Detroit

(3) Joe Benoit, 22 mars 1941, V 4-3 contre Chicago

(5) Maurice Richard, 23 mars 1944, V 5-1 contre Toronto

(3) Maurice Richard, 7 avril 1944, V 3-1 à Chicago

(4) Maurice Richard, 29 mars 1945, V 10-3 contre Toronto

(3) Toe Blake, 26 mars 1946, V 7-2 à Chicago

(4) Bill Reay, 1er avril 1947, V 5-1 à Boston

(3) Bernard Geoffrion, 27 mars 1952, V 4-0 contre Boston

(3) Maurice Richard, 14 avril 1953, V 7-3 à Boston

(3) Bernard Geoffrion, 7 avril 1955, V 4-2 contre Detroit

(3) Maurice Richard, 20 mars 1956, V 7-1 contre NY Rangers

(3) Bernard Geoffrion, 30 mars 1957, V 8-3 contre NY Rangers

(4) Maurice Richard, 6 avril 1957, V 5-1 contre Boston

(3) Phil Goyette, 25 mars 1958, V 8-1 contre Detroit

(3) Maurice Richard, 1er avril 1958, V 4-3 à Detroit

(3) Henri Richard, 20 avril 1967, V 6-2 contre Toronto

(3) Jean Béliveau, 20 avril 1968, V 4-1 contre Chicago

(3) Jacques Lemaire, 20 avril 1971, V 7-2 contre Minnesota

(3) Yvan Cournoyer, 5 avril 1973, V 7-3 contre Buffalo

(3) Yvan Cournoyer, 11 avril 1974, V 4-1 contre NY Rangers

(3) Guy Lafleur, 1er mai 1975, V 7-0 contre Buffalo

(3) Guy Lafleur, 11 avril 1977, V 7-2 contre St. Louis

(3) Steve Shutt, 22 avril 1980, V 6-2 contre Minnesota

(3) Mike McPhee, 11 avril 1987, V 5-4 à Boston

(3) Paul DiPietro, 28 avril 1993, V 6-2 contre Québec

(3) Éric Desjardins, 3 juin 1993, V 3-2 contre Los Angeles

(3) Andrei Kostitsyn, 17 avril 2010, D 6-5 contre Washington

Bring the Cup home Boys! I Will Always Believe

Bring the Cup home Boys! I Will Always Believe

Bring the Cup home Boys! I Will Always Believe

Bring the Cup home Boys! I Will Always Believe

It’s not that I want to do it, but dammit the other guys are doing it!

LMFAO,what have we become?

It time to go with a full deployment of “Operation Twig Snapper” tomorrow night!

No chance we get the free ride the caps got with the goalie running. If the officiating stays consistent,we would actually get penalized for running the goalie then the caps will score on the PP with knuble running over our goalie and somebody else tapping it into an empty net.

So what. The Habs lost.

If they are going to let goaltender interference go unpunished, then let’s crash Varlamov, bring it on!

So it was a good night for Andrei after all…

Well, more pleased than the rest of his teammates.

Hope someone will score a hat trick and win tomorrow night.

That’s the Rocket for ya.

That and the Toronto 5-1 win, all 5 goals were his so it’s a wee bit more than just a hat trick.

– I shall always remember Captain Koivu.

http://habsandhockey.blogspot.com/

Do I count that right? Seven playoff hat tricks for Maurice?

“love cannot drown truth, Nefertiti”

Should be on the goal highlight, right?

Hey does anyone have a video clip, or link to the TSN panel where Pang

showed Knuble’s butt in Halak’s face and Corvo pulling him put of the

crease?

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