Canadiens-Penguins: Fleury Earns Shutout As Pittsburgh Takes Series Lead

May 5th, 2010 by Kamal Panesar Leave a reply »

I guess Marc-Andre Fleury silenced his critics last night, eh? 

After performances in Game One and Two where Fleury looked shaky, he put in arguably his best performance of the playoffs last night and earned a shutout in the process.

The Habs had their chances, as they took the play to the Pens during a first period in which Pittsburgh wasn't even in the same building.

However, as has been the case too many times this season, the Canadiens couldn't score and that gave the Pens enough time to regroup and storm back.

In essence, the Habs got "Halak-ed" by Fleury.

The Pens got scoring from Evgeni Malkin and Pascal Dupuis (empty net) while the Habs were blanked.

Final score: Habs 0 - Pens 2.  Pens lead the series 2-1.

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