Canadiens-Penguins: Cammalleri Leads Habs To Win, Forcing Game 7

May 11th, 2010 by Kamal Panesar Leave a reply »
Well, they did it. The Canadiens forced a Game Seven against the Penguins.

For all of the Pens fans who have argued with me since this series started that the Canadiens were a write off, a team that couldn't even skate in the same rink as the Pens, consider this your wake-up call.

In beating the Pens 4-3 at the Bell Centre last night, the Canadiens have done the improbable two rounds in a row, in forcing a higher seed to a decisive Game Seven.

And while the Pens have been here many times before and they are not about to lie down for the Canadiens, make no mistake that the pressure is squarely on their shoulders.

After Michael Cammalleri opened the scoring on a beautiful give-and-go with Tomas Plekanec, the Pens stormed back to take a 2-1 lead.

Undaunted, and buoyed by the frenzied Montreal crowd, the Canadiens roared back and dominated large stretches of play with Maxim Lapierre scoring the winning goal in the third.

Jaroslav Halak faced 37 shots on the night and stopped 34 for the win.

The Habs got two goals from Cammalleri (10th and 11th) and one each from Jaroslav Spacek (first) and Maxim Lapierr ...

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