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Tomas Plekanec scored in the eighth round of the shootout as the Montreal Canadiens avoided a four-game season sweep at the hands of the Pittsburgh Penguins with a 3-2 home triumph on Tuesday.
Rookie Louis LeBlanc netted his third goal of the season and Lars Eller also tallied for Montreal, which has won two in a row after a three-game slide.
All-Star Carey Price, who stopped 32 shots in regulation and overtime, denied six of eight shootout attempts - including Jason Williams in the final round.
James Neal netted his 28th goal of the season and Pascal Dupuis added a shorthanded tally for Pittsburgh, which has lost three of its last four after winning eight in a row.
Marc-Andre Fleury turned aside 28 shots, but the Quebec native fell to 6-3-2 in his career against the Canadiens.
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Since his Atlanta Thrashers moved back to Winnipeg, Lil Jon has been a man devoid of a hockey team. The pain in his heart seems to have subsided, as the rapper was seen hanging out with a different team, the Montreal Canadiens. Lil Jon was seen with the Canadiens Tuesday night before Montreal's 3-2 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins. The rapper seemed to have a blast chilling with...
It's come to this for the Montreal Canadiens: The Catholic church is asking people to pray for the last-place team.
The church has placed an ad in Montreal newspapers in hopes of an eighth-place finish and a spot in the playoffs. The ad shows the Eastern Conference standings with every team listed except the Canadiens. In eighth place, the final playoff spot, it simply says...
Center Scott Gomez scored his first goal in more than a year in the Montreal Canadiens' 4-2 victory over the New York Islanders on Thursday night. With the Canadiens on a power play midway through the third period, Gomez waited for a loose puck near the side boards, then one-timed it past Evgeni Nabokov for his first tally in 53 games dating back to Feb. 5, 2011.
For those of you who don't know, rapper Lil Jon is somewhat of an NHL fan and he recently showed off his fandom at Montreal Canadiens game.
Below are pictures that Jon posted to his Twitter page of him watching the game along with posing with P.K. Suppan and Rene Bourque:
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Tomas Plekanec scored on Montreal's eighth attempt in the shootout to lead the Canadiens to a 3-2 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday night.
The Montreal Canadiens have had few reasons to celebrate this season as they have been mired near the basement of the Eastern Conference. Scott Gomez, who hadn't scored in more than a year, has had even fewer moments to savor. The team and the star forward both had a night to enjoy. Max Pacioretty's first NHL hat trick and Gomez's first goal since last Feb.
It's come to this for the Montreal Canadiens: The Catholic church is asking people to pray for the last-place team. The church has placed an ad in Montreal newspapers in hopes of an eighth-place finish and a spot in the playoffs. The ad shows the Eastern Conference standings with every team listed except the Canadiens.
Max Pacioretty had three goals, Scott Gomez netted his first in more than a year, and the Montreal Canadiens beat the New York Islanders 4-2 on Thursday night for their third straight win.
The Montreal Canadiens announced Wednesday that right winger Michael Blunden underwent arthroscopic knee surgery to repair a meniscus.