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The Ottawa Senators walked away with bragging rights to one of the ugliest series in recent NHL history.
Ottawa steamrolled into the conference semifinals with a 6-1 beatdown over Montreal on Thursday.
Despite the bad blood that consistently bubbled over, Montreal was not on Ottawa’s level.
The Canadiens were taken down in five games after being outgunned a cumulative total of 20-9.
Montreal lost its starting goaltender Carey Price and was forced to call upon Peter Budaj to secure their net and he simply was not up to the task.
Ottawa became the first team to advance in the East and did so as the No. 7 seed.
Montreal did not go down without a fight.
Three goals were scored off the power play as Montreal kept sending players to the penalty box.
Before it was over with, gross misconduct penalties were dealt to Conacher and Montreal’s Gabriel Dumont and Michael Bluden.
Video: Ottawa Senators blow out Montreal to advance to semifinals
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Hey, mom, look at me.
That's how Ottawa coach Paul MacLean felt after his Senators eliminated Montreal with a 6-1 victory Thursday night for a 4-1 series win.
''We just beat the Montreal Canadiens in the Stanley Cup playoffs,'' MacLean said. ''I mean, to me that's huge. I'm going to call my mom and say we finally beat her team.''
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The Montreal Canadians were dealt another blow today, with goalie Carey Price now being ruled out for the remainder of the series between the Canadians and the Ottawa Senators. Goalie Peter Budaj will step in to try and stop the bleeding. This is a must win situation for Montreal and the cards appear to be stacked against them.
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Canadiens goaltender Carey Price will miss the rest of first-round playoff series with the Ottawa Senators because of a lower-body injury.
The team announced the decision Thursday before Game 5, with Montreal trailing 3-1 and facing possible elimination. Price has struggled during the series and appeared to hurt his groin late in regulation of Game 4.
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Carey Price will not return in the series against Ottawa due to a lower body injury.
— Canadiens Montréal (@CanadiensMTL) May 9, 2013