Playoff rivalries in Canada are serious business.
Moments after the Montreal Canadiens forced a Game 7 in their second-round playoff series against the Boston Bruins with a 4-0 win on Monday night, their fans took to the streets outside of the Bell Centre and celebrated in the only logical way: carrying around a giant bear skin.
Habs fans are running around with a bear skin outside of the arena. pic.twitter.com/5RKpG7tdTp— James Mirtle (@mirtle) May 13, 2014
They're not messing around.
This series going the distance was the only possible outcome since five of the past seven playoff meetings between the two longtime rivals have needed a Game 7.