The Canadiens came back from a 2-0 deficit to take the lead early in the third period only to have a late power play goal scored on them leading to a 4-3 loss to the Los Angeles Kings in a shootout Thursday night. It was the Canadiens third consecutive loss on their four game western road trip that wraps up Saturday in Phoenix.
Canadiens Game Story
The Canadiens came to within two minutes of being shutout for the second straight game by a team’s backup goaltender Wednesday night in dropping a 3-1 decision to the Ducks in Anaheim. Carey Price suffered consecutive defeats for the first time since he dropped three road games in a row in early December.
Ben Smith scored just hours after being acquired by San Jose in a deadline deal and the Sharks shut out Montreal for the third straight meeting in a 4-0 win over the Canadiens on Monday night.
The Canadiens and Carey Price shut out the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-0 Saturday night at the Bell Centre. David Desharnais scored twice to lead the game scoring. The win moved the Canadiens to within two points of the Nashville Predators in the President’s Trophy race.
P.K. Subban recorded a goal and two assists, Max Pacioretty scored his 30th goal of the season and Carey Price won his 10th consecutive road game as the Canadiens defeated the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-2 Thursday night.
Alex Galchenyuk had two goals and an assist, Brendan Gallagher scored twice and Carey Price set a Canadiens record for most consecutive road wings as the Canadiens defeated the Blues 5-2 Tuesday night in St. Louis. With the win, the Canadiens held on to their hold of first place in the NHL’s Eastern Conference.
Led by Max Pacioretty’s two goals, the Canadiens defeated the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-1 Satuirday night at the Bell Centre. The victory, which ended a two game losing streak, allowed the Canadiens to move into first place in the Eastern Conference a point ahead of the New York Islanders.
The Florida Panthers came from behind to edge the Canadiens 3-2 in a shootout Thursday night at the Bell Centre. Dave Bolland scored the game winning goal in the sixth round of the shootout. Brendan Gallagher scored both Canadiens goals.
The Canadiens continued their season-long pattern of coming up flat against the NHL’s also ran teams. They dropped a 4-2 decision to Ottawa Wednesday night in a wide open game that featured a total of 89 shots on goal. It was the Habs second straight loss in Ottawa.
Carey Price recorded his fifth shutout of the season as the Canadiens shutout the Red Wings 2-0 in an Atlantic Division battle Monday night in Detroit. Tomas Plekanec broke a scoreless tie with 2:30 remaining in the third period and then assisted as Max Pacioretty scored into the empty net.