Montreal-Philadelphia: Sergei Bobrovsky Stops 38 Shots To Down Habs

December 16th, 2010 by Kamal Panesar Leave a reply »
It is always a big event when the Philadelphia Flyers come to play in Montreal.

With so much playoff bad blood accumulated over the last few seasons, the atmosphere is always charged at the Bell Centre.

Yesterday was no different and the building was rocking as the home town Canadiens took to the ice. Things started off well for the Habs as P.K. Subban delivered a thunderous check on Daniel Carcillo in his first shift. Carcillo, of course, tried to get Subban to fight, but P.K. simply skated away.

After that hit, however, neither team was really able to get much going. The Flyers, who had played the previous night in Pittsburgh, looked sluggish and tired while the Habs looked rusty from three days off from game action.

The Canadiens slowly started exerting more and more pressure as the game went on, and it quickly became apparent the Philly was ripe for the taking. Unfortunately for the Habs, they played a very Jekyll and Hyde game, demonstrating a great nose for the net and cycling with speed, but also turning the puck over and having a myriad of unforced errors.

Philadelphia took the lead with 18 seconds left in the first on a poorly timed dump ...

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