The Canadiens go for a playoff sweep for the first time in 21 years Tuesday night at the Bell Centre. Carey Price will be in goal for the Canadiens once again. Anders Lindback for the the Lightning.
1993 was the “last time” for a long list of things. It was the last time the Canadiens won a Stanley Cup. The last time the Canadiens were in a Stanley Cup final. The last time a Canadian based team won a Stanley Cup. It was also the last time the Canadiens had a 3-0 lead in a playoff series.
Travis Moen returned to full Canadiens practice Monday as his teammates prepared for the fourth game of their playoff series against the Tampa Bay Lightning. The Habs have the opportunity to wrap their first series win in four years Tuesday night at the Bell Centre.
Brendan Gallagher scored a goal and assist, P.K. Subban two assists and Rene Bourque with his third goal in two games as the Canadiens edged the Tampa Bay Lightning 3-2 and took a 3-0 lead in their opening round playoff series. The Canadiens can wrap up their first win of a playoff series in four years when they host the Lightning in Game Four on Tuesday.
The Canadiens lineup will be unchanged as they go into game three of their first round Stanley Cup playoff series against the Tampa Bay Lightning Sunday night. The Lightning are expected to have their top scorer Ondrej Palat back in their lineup after missing game two. Anders Lindback is expected to return to the Tampa nets after being pulled in favour of Kristers Gudlevskis in game two’s third period. The Canadiens are hoping to take a 3-0 lead in the series.
Led by two goals from Rene Bourque, the Canadiens beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-1 Friday night and took a 2-0 lead in their best of seven opening round playoff series. Also scoring for the Canadiens were David Desharnais and Brendan Gallagher. Teddy Purcell ruined Carey Price’s bid for a shutout with a power play
The Canadiens and Tampa Bay Lightning meet in game two of their opening round Atlantic Division series Friday night at the St. Pete Times Forum. After their 5-4 overtime win Wednesday night, the Canadiens are hopeful of returning home to the Bell Centre Sunday with a 2-0 lead in the series. Once again the goaltenders for the game will be Carey Price and Anders Lindback.
The Canadiens and Lightning held their off -day practices Thursday at Tampa. The Canadiens power play got special attetnion again. The Lightning admit their goaltender Ben Bishop is not close to returning and forward Ondrej Palat will be a game-time-decision.
The Canadiens got goals from all four of their forward lines and edged the Tampa Bay Lightning 5-4 in overtime Wednesday night in the opening game of the playoffs. Fourth line winger Dale Weise scored the game winning with 1:52 remaining in the first overtime period.
Playoff Game Preview #1 Canadiens vs. Tampa Bay St. Pete Times Forum – April 16, 2014 – 7:05pm Game Notes – ….These teams met in the Stanley Playoffs only once in 2004. After a tough seven game series against Boston, the Canadiens lost four straight to Tampa in the Eastern semi-final. They were outscored