Canadiens set embarrassing record in last night’s loss

Can’t be proud of this one…

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It might be hard for Montreal Canadiens’ goalie Jake Allen to forget about his disastrous start against the Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday night. Because that one is going into the history books.

According to Sportsnet Stats, the Habs set an embarrassing record when they saw the Sabres get three goals past Allen in the first few minutes of the contest.

“Canadiens set a franchise record for the fastest 3 goals allowed to begin a game (2:13)
Previous mark: 3 goals scored by Capitals in the first 2:25 on Feb 4, 1979.”

Sure, fans can argue that, back in 1979, the Canadiens ended up being crowned Stanley Cup champions, beating the New York Rangers. However, no one expects the Habs to get fans to forget about the humiliating record with the Stanley Cup…

The Canadiens ended up getting crushed by the Sabres, losing 7-2 in front of the hometown fans at the Bell Center. They currently sit sixth in the Atlantic division with 9-9-1 record and 19 points in 19 games. This unpleasant record gets added to the mix...