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It's always a big occasion when Martin Brodeur comes to town to play against his hometown Canadiens.

Yesterday, at the Bell Centre, was no different and unfortunately for the Habs the end result was an all too familiar one: Another loss to Brodeur and the stifling Devils trap.

The Canadiens started the game by playing to their strengths: Speed, skill and an aggressive forecheck. As the result, during the first five minutes of so, the ice was clearly tilted towards the Devils zone.

Despite several scoring chances, the Habs couldn't capitalize. The result was a Patrick Elias goal on the powerplay which took the wind right out of the Habs' sails.

For the rest of the game, try as they may, the Habs had a difficult time getting through the New Jersey trap an ...

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