Found February 02, 2012 on
Devils Destructive in Shootout
The Habs were in desperate need of starting off the "2nd half" on the right foot but failed to do so Tuesday night, dropping an important 4 point game against their division rivals, the Buffalo Sabres.
Despite a tremendously valiant performance by Carey Price, the Canadiens offense could not find the magic that saw them tear apart the league-leading Red Wings...
BEST OF MAXIM
The New Jersey Devils look to conclude their 6 game homestand with another victory, looking to win back-to-back as they would faceoff at the Rock against the Canadiens. Carey Price vs. Martin Brodeur, Devils-Habs, what a game we have here...A first period that went from bad to worse... A mere 4 minutes in, Montreal centerman Dave Desharnais broke...
Match-up- Canadiens (19-22-9 - 47 points) @ Devils (27-19-3 - 57 points)
TV - RDS (HD), TSN-Habs (HD), MSG Plus
Puck drop - 7:00 PM ET
Last 10: Montreal 4-4-2 / New Jersey 6-3-1
Projected starting goalies - Carey Price (MTL) vs. Martin Brodeur (NJ)
Battle of the stats
Goals for/against per game
Montreal - 2.60 / 2.60
New Jersey - 2.53 / 2.80
Powerplay/Penalty Kill percentage...
Martin Brodeur vs. Carey Price
The Montreal Canadiens' pursuit of a fifth consecutive playoff appearance has been slowed by their recent struggles away from home.
Another road victory over the New Jersey Devils could help them get back on track.
Montreal seeks its fifth straight victory in New Jersey when the teams face off Thursday night.
The Canadiens have not missed the postseason since 2007, but they...