At least there was emotion in the Gary Carter tribute.
The Canadiens played a flat first period and didn’t get going until the third – by which point New Jersey had a 3-1 lead.
Against Martin Brodeur, that’s insurmountable.
The loss left the Canadiens mired in 13th place … and running out of games.
• Pat Hickey’s game recap
• Quotes from the room
• Red Fisher’s take
• Allen McInnis’s photos
• Carter was special to Brodeur
• Dave Stubbs talks to Hal Gill
• Jack Todd on Pierre Gauthier
• Pierre Ladouceur’s game report card
• Jets catch Leafs
• If the playoffs started today