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Doomed was too strong a word to use to describe the Montreal Canadien’s prospects in the first round against the President’s Trophy-winning Washington Capitals.   Les habitants staged an improbable comeback after falling behind three games to one. The last two games of the series were played almost exclusively in the Canadien’s end, yet luck, enough offense—especially on the power play—and some epic poem-generating goaltending from Jarolsav Halak allowed the Canadien’s to rope a dope their way to the second round.   The reward for defeating the number one seed in the league in the first round of the playoffs is of course a matchup versus the highest seed left in the east; the defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins.   No epic po ...

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