Stat Trick: Montreal 5, Isles 1

Posted: 22nd October 2009 by Eric Hornick in NHL
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This one was not pretty.á Entering tonight, neither team had won in regulation since last April 4th.á However, tonight, the Isles never seemed to be in the game, except for a brief stretch in the third period.á On to the trick: 1.á Montreal had not led by more than one goal all season, and had not won in regulation.á Both streaks ended tonight. 2.á Former Ranger/Devil Scott Gomez and former Islander Marc-Andre Bergeron had first period goalsfor the Habs, who also got goals from Max Pacioretty, Mike Camelleri, and Maxim Lapierre. 3. The lone Islander goal came after a Jaroslav Halak giveaway in the opening minute of the third period.á Josh Bailey converted the gift for his first goal of the season and for the Isles' first shorthanded goal of the season.á Bailey had not scored a sho ...

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