Captain Brian Gionta scored the 20,000th goal regular-season goal in the Canadiens’ glorious NHL history.
The goal drew the Canadiens even at 3-3, six minutes into the third period.
The celebration didn’t last long.
Radek Martinek beat Carey Price with the Islanders’ 17th shot.
John Tavares squelched any hope of a comeback, and Colin McDonald scored into a vacated net to make it 6-3.
The loss was the Canadiens’ first in regulation since the Leafs stomped them 6-0 at the Bell Centre on Feb. 9.
Since that embarrassment, the Canadiens had gone 11 games in which they’d notched at least a point.
In the season to date, Boston had given up eight third-period goals. The Canadiens got two. Goals by Max Pacioretty and David Desharnais erased a 3-2 deficit and gave the
What's to be said about a crazy game like that? Shall we accentuate the positive? Everyone thought it was all over but the crying 13 minutes into the second period.
For providing that much entertainment, both teams deserved two points. This was like the Thrilla in Manilla. Six goals in the second period, four in the third. And one 52 seconds
Hockey Inside/Out dispatched one of our crackerjack undercover agents to take a few photographs at the Air Canada Centre Wednesday night. He came up with a good one, eh? The
The Canadiens were checkmated by a Bishop. The Ottawa goaltender used his 6'-7" frame to block most of the net on the 45 shots he faced. And Ben Bishop
Peter Regin beat Carey Price in the Shootout to give the home team the win. The hero was goaltender Ben Bishop: 44 saves in regulation and OT, four more
I want Michel Therrien to start picking my lottery numbers. And while he's at it, the man who coaches your Montreal Canadiens can make my annoying neighbours disappear. On the