Montreal Canadiens Clinch Playoff Berth in Overtime

April 6th, 2011 by Francois Gendron Leave a reply »
For the last regular season game of this 2010-2011 season at the Bell Centre, the Montreal Canadiens and the Chicago Blackhawks played a very disputed game with an ending that pleased the crowd.

The only goals scored during regulation came during the second period. Michael Cammalleri scored for Montreal and Patrick Kane for the Hawks.

The scoring opportunities came at both ends of the ice, but both goaltenders in this game made fantastic saves to keep the score tied. Carey Price was literally in the zone. He saved the game for Montreal late in the third period during a Hawks' man advantage. As the puck was about to float in the net, Price made a reflex left hand save while falling backwards.

At the end of regulation, the score was still tied at one apiece. P.K. Subban ended the contest during a man advantage with a solid one-timer on a brilliant pass from Andrei Kostitsyn.

Subban once again added another flashy goal celebration to his resume as he raced towards Carey Price and collided with him in mid air.

The extra point gained during the overtime insured the Canadiens a playoff spot. With only two games left to the regular season, a ton of press ...

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