Montreal-New York: Habs Extend Streak to Six in 3-1 Win over Rangers

March 17th, 2010 by Kamal Panesar Leave a reply »
Bombs over Broadway.  That's what must certainly be going on in New York this morning.  If not this morning, then for sure after last night's 3-1 win by the Habs over the Rangers in New York.

The bombs that were likely going off were of the "F" variety, coming out of Coach John Tortorella's mouth as he could not have enjoyed the way his team played.

While full marks should be given to the Habs, who continue to roll and get contributions for all four lines, the Rangers were simply a hollow, emotionless team last night.  This is a bit surprising considering how important last night’s game was.  However, from the opening faceoff to the closing buzzer, the Rangers seemed disinterested; like many of them were already thinking about their offseason golf game.

Glen Metropolit opened the scoring for the Habs in the first by deflecting an Andrei Markov shot from the point, on the powerplay.  Sean Avery got that one back in the second for the Rangers but that was all they would bring to the table.

The Canadiens got the winning goal from Sergei Kostitsyn in the third and Tomas Plekanec sealed the deal with an empty ...

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