Washington Capitals-Montreal Canadiens: Habs Tie Series, Heading to D.C.

April 26th, 2010 by Rocket All Habs Leave a reply »
Montreal 4 Washington 1 (Bell Centre)

Roller coaster.

It is a word that appeared on these pages quite early in the season over six months ago to describe the type of season we expected from the Montreal Canadiens. It's exactly what fans got.

So should we be surprised at the drama unfolding before us in the Habs' first round playoff series with Washington?

After an unexpected Montreal win in Game One, the city was alive with playoff fever. Emotions were ratcheted up in the next game, as some wondered, "Could they?"

Do you remember what you were feeling almost two-thirds of the way through Game Two? With two minutes remaining in the second period, the Canadiens had a 4-1 lead. Did you allow yourself to think about a 2-to-0 series lead coming back to Montreal?

Those emotions were quickly squashed with the Capitals taking advantage of some poor goaltending, scoring five goals in 22 minutes. Habs' fans were angry about what could have been.

In Game Three, Jaroslav Halak wasn't any better surrendering three goals on 13 shots, digging a huge hole for his team. With the Capitals up two games to one, many be ...

Read Full Article at Bleacher Report - NHL
Article written by


Comments are closed.