MONTREAL, QU - MAY 21: Serge Savard #18 of the Montreal Canadiens holds over his head the Stanley Cup after the Canadiens defeated the New York Rangers in the NHL Stanley Cup Finals 4 games to 1 on May 21, 1979 at the Montreal Forum in Montreal, Quebec. Savard's playing career went from 1966-83. (Photo by Focus on Sport/Getty Images)
What happened on May 21 in the history of the New York Rangers
On this date in 1979, a magical run to the Stanley Cup Final came to a crashing halt as the New York Rangers lost 4-1 to the Montreal Canadiens at the Forum, giving the Habs their fourth straight championship.