Home-ice futility continued against Carolina.
The Hurricanes – 6-0 abject losers in Quebec City Friday night – beat Carey Price
With his fourth goal of the preseason, rookie Michaël Bournival spared the Canadiens the ignominy of a home-ice shutout.
But it was too little and much too late.
Carolina got goals from Drayson Bowman, Jeff Skinner and Nathan Gerbe to lead 3-0 after 40 minutes.
Goaltender Anton Khudobin made 40 saves – including 16 in the third period.
Carey Price faced 28 Carolina shots, 17 of which came in the middle period.
Well, that was fugly. And after battling back to an unlikely 3-3 tie, the home team conceded three unanswered goals in the third period. The Canadiens went more than 12
No Carey Price. No Brian Gionta. No Brandon Prust. No Lars Eller. No Ryan White. No hope? Your bruised and battered Montreal Canadiens face elimination Thursday night at the Bell Centre. To the undoubted delight
It was fun while it lasted. The Senators blew the game open in the second period while Ryan White was serving a double-minor for roughing and unsportsmanlike conduct. PP goals
That's four in a row for your mighty Montreal Canadiens. Best thing was it didn't come easily. The Winnipeg Jets, who were ridding a three-game winning streak of their own,
A note to fans of the liveblog: There have been some problems with the HIO site being a bit slow during games this season due to high traffic.
After a scoreless first period, the Canadiens blew a tight game open with two goals in 57 seconds . With the Canadiens enjoying a two-man advantage, Tomas Plekanec opened
Way too little, way too late. Brian Gionta scored on a power play to make a game of it late in the third period. It brought the crowd to life