ST. PAUL, Minn. -- The Minnesota North Stars, with Dino Ciccarelli and Bobby Smith and Craig Hartsburg and Gilles Meloche, had just beaten the Canadiens in Games 1 and 2 of their second-round playoff series in 1980.
Both games were in Montreal, no less.
Before Game 3, the North Stars were about to take the ice at the Met Center, in Bloomington. The dressing room was downstairs in the old building, and coach Glen Sonmor decided he didn't need to give a pep talk.
He just let the ...
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