Boston Bruins-Montreal Canadiens: Depth Delivers Fifth Habs Straight Win

March 13th, 2010 by Rocket All Habs Leave a reply »
Montreal 3 Boston 2 (Bell Centre)

The Canadiens have relied on one line for their scoring for most of the season. Depending on injuries, it's either been Plekanec-Cammalleri-A. Kostitsyn or Gomez-Gionta-Pouliot who provided most of the production.

As long as teams keyed on defending the hot line and didn't take too many penalties to test a potent power-play, they had a good chance of beating the Canadiens.

But then something happened on Tuesday, March 2.

It was a road game against the Bruins and was the Canadiens' first action following the Olympic break. Carey Price kept his team in the game for two periods until the Habs erupted for four goals in the third.

The production came from the third and fourth lines who combined for nine points. Finally, there was an appearance of secondary scoring.

Since then, Dominic Moore, Travis Moen, and Sergei Kostitsyn have developed into one of the best third lines the Canadiens have had in some time. According to the center, the best is yet to come.

"To be honest, we aren't there yet," said Moore when asked about the chemistry on the line. "We're still learning each ...

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