Assistant coach Kirk Muller will replace Julien.
And if it weren’t for one zinger off a crossbar from 21-year-old star Nick Suzuki with 26.4 seconds left, this could’ve turned into another epic OT thriller.
This is the first time we’ve seen Tomas Tatar in a Habs jersey in the playoffs and it has us all remembering what a total bust he was in the playoffs for the Vegas Golden Knights.
Vegas GM George McPhee paid a steep price for Tatar that season, giving Detroit three draft picks, including a first-round pick, and then Vegas ended up benching him for 12 of 20 games in Vegas’ epic run that year to the Stanley Cup final.
Is he just no good in the playoffs anymore?