Blue Jackets-Canadiens: Price Holds ’til Habs Mount Third Period Comeback

Posted: 24th November 2009 by Rocket All Habs in NHL
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Montreal 5 Columbus 3 (Bell Centre)

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It's odd when the game ends after the third period. Seems that we have become programmed to expect overtime and shootouts this season.

Tonight's analysis is relatively straightforward. In a game that was played rather loose by both sides, one team got superb goaltending and the other did not.

Carey Price made 25 saves in the first two periods (33 saves overall), many of the spectacular variety, while the Canadiens struggled to get on track. Even though Montreal scored first, it was a potent Columbus power-play that turned the game in favor of the Blue Jackets.

"The first half of the game our timing wasn't there and we lacked intensity," said coach Jacques Martin. "Our ...

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