“it’s what they do,” Brian Gionta said.
The Canadiens captain knows his former team well.
The New Jersey Devils contest every inch of the ice. They clog the neutral zone. They collapse back to minimize scoring chances on their goaltender.
Spot them a 2-0 lead and it’s a very steep uphill battle.
I’ll have more later on, after thinking about it during play stoppages in the football game.
Just don’t let’s freak out.
The Canadiens took six of a possible eight points, through two gruelling sets of back-to-back games.
They’re in Boston on Wednesday for a HUGE four-pointer.