Montreal 3 Philadelphia 1 (Bell Centre)
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A Canadiens' team record for fewest shots in a win was set tonight with 13. Is this what a Jacques Martin game looks like when played out according to plan?
We have been told that coach Martin prefers to use a puck possession strategy with an aggressive forecheck. He has even been quoted saying that a good offense is an effective defense. But after 30 games, I think it's fair to say that coach Martin's system does not match his words.
With a couple of days of practise, Martin was able to get his message across to his players. In the first period of Monday's game, the Canadiens' forwards came back to help out the defense. Habs were effective at getting in ...
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