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MONTREAL (AP) -- Jaroslav Spacek scored in his return to Montreal and the Carolina Hurricanes snapped the Canadiens' four-game winning streak with a 5-3 victory on Monday night.
It was the first time that Kirk Muller -- who played in Montreal for four seasons and was an assistant coach there for five -- coached against the Canadiens.
Captain Eric Staal scored twice for the for the Hurricanes, who won for the third time in their last five games and collected at least a point for the fifth straight game (3-0-2). Jiri Tlusty and Jamie McBain had goals as well.
Tomas Plekanec, Erik Cole and David Desharnais replied for Montreal, which lost to Carolina for the first time this season.
Cam Ward stopped 29 shots for his 21st win of the season. Carey Price stopped 30 shots for the Canadiens.
Tlusty opened the scoring when he deflected Bryan Allen's point shot past Price, who was screened.
Spacek put his former teammates in a 2-0 hole when Jeff Skinner found him on the power pla...
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MONTREAL (AP) Jaroslav Spacek scored in his return to Montreal and the Carolina Hurricanes snapped the Canadiens' four-game
winning streak with a 5-3 victory on Monday night.
The suddenly-hot Montreal Canadiens will try to extend their winning streak to a season-high five games when they welcome the Carolina Hurricanes for tonight's battle at the Bell Centre.
With that the NHL Trade Deadline two weeks away, there is inevitably going to be a lot of rumo(u)r mongering going in the time leading up to February 27th.
Thanks to the ease and speed at which information can be passed around, one has to wonder whether the actions of the Montreal Gazette's Dave Stubbs will become en vogue. In case you do not follow @habsinsideout1 on Twitter...
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BROSSARD, QUEBEC (AP) - Montreal Canadiens forward Scott Gomez and an assistant coach got into a shouting match at practice Tuesday.Assistant Randy Ladouceur apparently was upset at what he considered a lack of intensity during a drill. Gomez is among the league's highest-paid players but has only one goal this ...
Eric Staal netted two goals and added an assist, leading the Carolina Hurricanes to a 5-3 win over the Montreal Canadiens at Bell Centre.