Cheering in Montreal: Canadiens Win a Wild One and Tie the Series

May 6th, 2010 by Adam Davis Leave a reply »
What a game. What. A. Game.

Coming off of a decisive shutout in Game Three, the Penguins roared out of the gate to put the pressure on Montreal right from the start. They were all over the Habs deep in their zone, and just like that it was 2-1 for Pittsburgh.

The second period was just as wild with chances galore for each of the teams, but the score remained 2-1 after 40 minutes.

Then came the third and the Canadiens were the ones who were applying the pressure. They sent shot after shot on Pens goalie Marc-Andre Fleury, and just like that it was 3-2 for Montreal.

Endless chances against both goaltenders yielded nothing as time was slipping away from the Penguins. To the deafening cheering and boos of a crazed crowd, the Canadiens outlasted the Pens despite all that was thrown at them.

How did they win? One word: Halak. To be honest, Montreal had no business winning tonight's game after all the turnovers they committed, but they owe it all to their man between the pipes. Playing at home, the nerves set in early as Halak gave up goals on Pittsburgh's first two shots. After that, he was a brick wall.

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