Posted October 29, 2013 on AP on Fox
While they've been excellent on the road, the Montreal Canadiens haven't fared nearly as well on home ice. Back at the Bell Centre, the inconsistent Canadiens hope to avoid their fourth loss in five homes games Tuesday night when they face the Dallas Stars. Montreal (7-5-0) continued its strong play on the road Monday, spoiling the New York Rangers' long-awaited home opener with a 2-0 victory. It was the second straight road shutout for the Canadiens, who have allowed only two goals during a four-game win streak there. ''All our D and forwards were doing the little things right,'' said Peter Budaj, who made 27 saves in his second start of the season. "'It does help tremendously when the team in front of you plays so well and blocks shots.'' It's been a much different story, however, at home, where Montreal has dropped three of its last four thanks in part to a struggling offense. The Canadiens have registered just 47 shots in the...
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