The Canadiens got a point they don’t need.
Peter Budaj and Cam Ward were brilliant for 65 minutes in the Futility Classic, then Eric Staal scored the only goal of the shootout for a 2-1 win.
"That's it," Randy Cunneyworth grinned at the end of his postgame press coneference. "Nobody wants to ask me about Peter Budaj's two assists." The coach could joke about his goaltender's
Playing his 700th NHL game, Erik Cole scored twice to raise his career-best total to 34. He is living proof that hard work is rewarded. Linemate max Pacioretty, playing his