On This Date 4/9/1946

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The Montreal Canadiens win the Stanley Cup for the second time in three seasons and sixth time overall, as they close out the Boston Bruins in five games with a 6-3 win. The Canadiens had been on the verge of a sweep before Boston won Game 4 in overtime on Terry Reardon’s goal. Game 5 at the Montreal Forum was tied 3-3 after two periods before Montreal scored three goals to clinch the cup.

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