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Habs stuns defending champs

Habs stuns defending champs

The Montreal Canadiens cinderella playoff run continued Wednesday, as they upset the defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins 5-2 in Game 7 at Mellon Arena and advanced to the Eastern Conference final.

Montreal won the game as +220 underdogs, while the seven goals made it OVER the posted over/under (5.5) set by oddsmakers.

Brian Gionta scored a pair of power play goals, while singles came off the sticks of Dominic Moore, Michael Cammalleri, and Travis Moen. Jaroslav Halak stopped 37 shots in the win.

Chris Kunitz and Jordan Staal replied for the Penguins, who outshot the Canadiens 39-20.