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On an episode of "24/7," Peter Laviolette summed up the phrase "Montreal Typical" perfectly:
Basically, if you don't get it, in Montreal the visiting team is playing with one hand tied behind their back because the refs are afraid of the crowd.
In recognition of the Penguins final game in Montreal this season, we look back at the five best examples of the Penguins getting MONTREAL TYPICAL'D.
5. February 4, 2007
Vintage example of Montreal fans refereeing the game. The fans draw some big-time call early in the third:
From our cap:
At the beginning of the third period, the Montreal fans gave the referrees a standing ovation for "finally" giving the Canadiens a powerplay.
In case anyone forgot, Montreal fans are notorious for sarcastic standing ovations and cheers.
4. January 19, 2008
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