It is safe to write that the Montreal Canadiens exceeded the expectations of many by making it to the Eastern Conference Final in 2014.
Despite leaving Montreal fans wanting more, it was a great run for the club from "la belle province."
They bowed out to the New York Rangers in six games in the Eastern Conference Final, as reported by NHL.com, but the players can hold their heads high despite their season ending before they wanted it to.
Despite losing the incomparable Carey Price, Dustin Tokarski battled throughout the Eastern Conference Final series. Tokarski was calm amidst tremendous pressure.
The team finished third in what turned out to be a strong division with 100 points in the regular season. The club won't sneak up on anyone in 2014-15.
Let's take a look at the report card for the Canadiens in several major categories.