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Canada's Stanley Cup drought reaches 22 years

Montreal's loss to Tampa Bay on Tuesday night ensured that, for the 22nd year in a row, a Canadian-based team will not win the Stanley Cup. Since the Habs' victory in 1993, there have been some close calls, but no NHL titles.

Some close calls since Montreal's 1993 win

Montreal's second-round loss to Tampa Bay on Tuesday night ensured that, for the 22nd year in a row, a Canadian-based team will not win the Stanley Cup.

But at least the Habs can boast about being the last Canadian club to win the NHL championship, back in 1993.

Since then, there have been some close calls, as this graphic from The Canadian Press illustrates:

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