06/02/2014 03:07 EDT | Updated 08/02/2014 05:59 EDT

Marc Bergevin says playoff run was vital to young Habs

Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin addressed the media in his season-ending news conference on Monday, saying the team "can’t buy" the kind of playoff experience it gained during its unexpected two-month post-season run.

The Canadiens advanced all the way to the Eastern Conference final before losing to the New York Rangers in six games last week.

Click on the video above to watch the full news conference.