Canadiens-Capitals: Caps Steamroll Habs To Take 2-1 Series Lead

April 20th, 2010 by Kamal Panesar Leave a reply »
Look away, look away!  They're hideous! 

Gross.  Ugly.  Putrid.  Embarrassing. 

Pick a negative adjective and it probably accurately describes the Canadiens in their 5-1 loss to the Washington Capitals last night. 

A loss in which the Canadiens completely dominated the Caps during the first period, let them score a shorthanded goal to take the lead in the second, left Jaroslav Halak to his own devices only to be pulled in favour of Carey Price after the score was 3-0, then imploded with a series of frustration-laden penalties and misconducts.


The Habs did, however, calm themselves and play a decent third period, but the game was already too far out of reach by that point.  Hopefully they can take some good things from their third period into Wednesday night's Game Four.

The Caps Semyon Varlamov was solid in net but, like on too many occasions this season, the impotent Habs offense made him look like more of a star than he actually is.

The Caps got scoring from Boyd Gordon, Brooks Laich, Eric Fehr, Alex Ovechkin, and Matt Bradley.  The Canadiens lone ...

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