Montreal-Los Angeles: Habs Strong Play Delivers 4-2 Win Over L.A. Kings

March 7th, 2010 by Kamal Panesar Leave a reply »
The Olympic break seems to have done a lot of good for the Montreal Canadiens.

Not only did they get their walking wounded back from injuries—with the exception of Michael Cammalleri and Marc-Andre Bergeron—but they seem invigorated for the stretch run.

Despite losing to the Sharks the other night, the Habs played some great hockey against one of the league's powerhouses. Last night in L.A., they continued their speedy, aggressive game and the result was a well earned 4-2 road win over the Kings.

The best line on the ice all night for the Habs was the Gomez, Gionta, and Pouliot line. They seem to complement each other very well on the ice and as they get more and more comfortable, they are causing all sorts of problems for opposing defenders.

With Gomez's incredible speed and on-ice vision, Gionta's quick-step-and-release, and Pouliot always going to the net, these three have become a real force for the Habs.

The story of the game, however, was the three goals that the Habs scored within the first five minutes of each period. They say that goals early or late in a period can deliver the strongest killer blow to your opposit ...

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