The Flyers edged the Canadiens 2-1 Thursday night at Philadelphia’s Wells Fargo Center. The Flyers used a dominant first period to take a 1-0 lead and then shut the Canadiens down the rest of the night. The only Canadiens goal came in the final minute with goaltender Carey Price out for an extra attacker. It was the Canadiens second loss in a row.
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Two teams coming off lopsided losses to Western Conference teams will hook up Thursday night at the Wells Fargo Arena in Philadelphia. The Canadiens were handed a 6-0 thrashing at the hands of the Los Angeles Kings Wednesday night at the Bell Centre. The Flyer were beaten 7-2 by the defending Stanley Cup champion Blackhawks in Chicago Thursday.
The Canadiens five game winning streak came tumbling down on the heels of a 6-0 Los Angeles Kings victory Tuesday night at the Bell Centre. Six different members of the Kings scored goals. Carey Price was chased from the goal after the fourth one in the 6th minute of the second period. Rookie Martin Jones stopped 30 shots for his second consecutive shutout win.
The Canadiens carry a long history of success against the Kings into their meeting with Los Angeles Tuesday night at the Bell Centre. However, both teams come into the game with impressive recent records. Carey Price will be in goal for the Canadiens. Rookie Martin Jones is expected to make his third consecutive start for the Kings.
Coaches are given players by their general managers. It is up to them to find a system that will maximize their talent. What Canadiens head coach Michel Therrien has done is put together a scheme that enhances his players strong points and reduces or hides their weaknesses. In other words, he’s put players in situations where they can succeed.and they have responded with an 11-2-1 run over thier lats 14 games.
The Hamilton Bulldogs completed a weekend that included three games in less than 72 hours with a 6-2 win over the Lake Erie Monsters Sunday afternoon at Copps Coliseum. The victory put Hamilton back into sole possession of first place in the AHL’s North Division with a 12-10-3 record. They are third in the
The Canadiens edged the Buffalo Sabres 3-2 Saturday night at the Bell Centre and moved into a tie for first place in the Eastern Conference with the Pittsburgh Penguiins who lost to the Boston Bruins. Tomas Plekanec and Brandon Prust led the Canadiens with a goal and assist each.
Led by two goals from team captain Martin St.Pierre, the Hamilton Bulldogs edged the Toronto Marlies 2-1 Friday evening at the Ricoh Coliseum in Toronto. With the win the Bulldogs jumped from fourth place in the AHL’s North Division into a three-way, first-place tie in the division with Toronto and the Lake Erie Monsters. St.
The Canadiens started their 7 games in 11 nights odyssey with a 3-1 win in Buffalo November 27th. It will end Saturday night at the Bell Centre against the same Sabres. During the stretch the Canadiens record is 5-0-1. Carey Price will be in goal for the Canadiens against Buffalo backup Jhonas Enroth.
The Lake Erie Monsters handed the Hamilton Bulldogs a 4-1 defeat Friday night in Cleveland in the first of a home and home weekend between the two clubs. With the win the Monsters, an affiliate of the Colorado Avalanche jumped from third place to a tie for first place with Toronto in the highly competitive