The Montreal Canadiens were easily defeated by the Colorado Avalanche, 7 to 3, on March 5, 1997.

Final

COL

Avalanche

41-16-8

7

MTL

Canadiens

24-31-11

3

Team

COL

MTL

1

2

0

2

4

2

3

1

1

Total

7

3

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

COL

MTL

Avalanche

Claude Lemieux (PP) assisted by Sandis Ozolinsh and Mike Ricci

1

0

Avalanche

Sylvain Lefebvre (PP) assisted by Adam Deadmarsh and Scott Young

2

0

2nd period

COL

MTL

Canadiens

Martin Rucinsky (EV) assisted by Brian Savage and Vincent Damphousse

2

1

Avalanche

Peter Forsberg (EV) assisted by Valeri Kamensky

3

1

Canadiens

Martin Rucinsky (PP) assisted by Stephane Richer and Vincent Damphousse

3

2

Avalanche

Keith Jones (PP) assisted by Peter Forsberg and Joe Sakic

4

2

Avalanche

Adam Deadmarsh (EV) assisted by Scott Young

5

2

Avalanche

Stephane Yelle (EV) assisted by Eric Lacroix and Mike Keane

6

2

3rd period

COL

MTL

Avalanche

Adam Deadmarsh (EV) unassisted

7

2

Canadiens

Stephane Richer (EV) assisted by Peter Popovic and Vincent Damphousse

7

3