Montreal Canadiens vs. Boston Bruins: Habs Down Bruins To Snap Losing Streak

December 17th, 2010 by Kamal Panesar Leave a reply »
The Boston Bruins were in Montreal last night for a highly anticipated match between two teams that are dueling for the top spot in the Northeast Division.

Despite their strong records in the standings, both teams have had their share of problems lately. The Habs, 5-3 losers the night before against the Flyers, were on a three game losing streak and have gone 6-7 in their last 13 games.

The Bruins too have been having trouble finding consistency, losing two straight including a 3-2 loss the night before against the Sabres.

All this to say that in an all important "four-point" match, something had to give.

The Canadiens opened the scoring when Michael Cammalleri was awarded a penalty shot only 1:04 into the game. Cammalleri did a little dipsy-doodle-how-do-you-do tap dance on Tim Thomas to make it 1-0

The Canadiens continued to press getting another by Maxim Lapierre before the 10 minute mark, as their aggressive forecheck continued to pay dividends.

Tim Thomas kept his team in the game long enough for Blake Wheeler to get one past Carey Price when he was looking the other way. The goal shifted momentum to the B ...

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