On This Date 5/21/1979

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The Montreal Canadiens beat the New York Rangers 4-1 in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Finals at the Montreal Forum to wrap up their fourth straight Stanley Cup Championship. For the Canadiens, it is the sixth Stanley Cup of the 1970s and 22nd overall, tying the New York Yankees for most championships in the four major sports. Bob Gainey wins the Conn Smythe as playoff MVP.