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Montreal sweeps Tampa Bay, Lightning struck by bad goaltending

Montreal sweeps Tampa Bay, Lightning struck by bad goaltending

thehockeynews.com Updated 6 hours ago
Although the Tampa Bay Lightning turned a Game 4 stinker into a thriller, they were unable to overcome poor defense and even poorer goaltending that nagged them throughout Montreal’s sweep. As was popularly predicted, the loss of goalie Ben Bishop to in…
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  • Pacioretty lifts Habs to sweep of Lightning

    Pacioretty lifts Habs to sweep of Lightning

    ESPN.com yahoo.com 6 hours ago
    Max Pacioretty lifted the Montreal Canadiens into the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs Tuesday night with a power-play goal with 43 seconds remaining for a 4-3 victory and a four-game sweep of Tampa Bay.
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  • Pacioretty goal with 43 seconds left gives Habs 4-3 win over Bo…

    Pacioretty goal with 43 seconds left gives Habs 4-3 win over Bolts and series sweep

    NHL.com 6 hours ago
    MONTREAL - The Montreal Canadiens have advanced to the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs after sweeping the Tampa Bay Lightning in four straight games. More coming.
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  • Clarkson, Weiss among NHL’s biggest free-agent flops

    Clarkson, Weiss among NHL’s biggest free-agent flops

    thehockeynews.com 12 hours ago
    The NHL’s unrestricted free agency period is a crapshoot and sometimes the emphasis is on the crap. For every savvy signing – say, Tampa Bay’s five-year contract with Valtteri Filppula, or Boston’s one-year deal with Jarome Iginla – there is at least on…
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  • Canadiens credit balanced attack for 3-0 series lead over Light…

    Canadiens credit balanced attack for 3-0 series lead over Lightning

    Canadiens credit balanced attack for 3-0 series lead over Lightning
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  • Is Rene Bourque the new Dustin Penner? Wake me in the spring?

    Is Rene Bourque the new Dustin Penner? Wake me in the spring?

    thehockeynews.com Apr 21 (yesterday)
    Nobody could sleepwalk through a season the way Dustin Penner did the past few years in California. Then come the Stanley Cup playoffs in the springtime and Penner would come to life. Is Montreal’s Rene Bourque the Dustin Penner of this year’s playoffs?…
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  • Playoff Warrior Vladimir Tarasenko, plus three other playoff pe…

    Playoff Warrior Vladimir Tarasenko, plus three other playoff performances to keep an advanced stat eye on

    thehockeynews.com Apr 21 (yesterday)
    As a 20-year old with SKA St. Petersburg in 2011-12, Vladimir Tarasenko had a terrific playoff performance. He was acquired by the team late in the season via trade, since his old team, Sibir Novosibirsk, figured he was leaving for the NHL at the end of…
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  • Time to close loophole in NHL goalie interference rules

    Time to close loophole in NHL goalie interference rules

    yahoo.com Apr 21 (yesterday)
    Former NHL referee Kerry Frasier nailed it on his blog about the Tampa Bay Lightning no-goal vs. the Montreal Canadiens in Game 3 of that series, on a play in which it was ruled that Carey Price was interfered with by Alex Killorn. In case you missed it…
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  • You make the call: should Tampa Bay’s disallowed goal have coun…

    You make the call: should Tampa Bay’s disallowed goal have counted?

    thehockeynews.com Apr 20 (2 days ago)
    The Montreal Canadiens deserve full credit for their Game 3 win – and their 3-0 series lead – against Tampa Bay, but if you’re a Lightning player, coach or fan, you’ve got to wonder if things would have taken a different turn had Ryan Callahan’s goal wi…
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  • Canadiens’ pre-game 3-D light/laser show was pretty friggin’ aw…

    Canadiens’ pre-game 3-D light/laser show was pretty friggin’ awesome

    thehockeynews.com Apr 20 (2 days ago)
    On the heels of the Quebec League’s Halifax Mooseheads’ incredible light show from last week, the Montreal Canadiens rolled out their own must-see laser/highlight-projection production prior to Game 3 against the Lightning. From classy tributes to elect…
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  • Canadiens rookie Bournival thriving on Briere's line in first N…

    Canadiens rookie Bournival thriving on Briere's line in first NHL playoffs

    thehockeynews.com Apr 20 (3 days ago)
    Canadiens rookie Bournival thriving on Briere's line in first NHL playoffs
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  • Top 10 clutch performers in the playoffs

    Top 10 clutch performers in the playoffs

    thehockeynews.com Apr 20 (3 days ago)
    Come crunch time, these are guys who find that extra gear when the pressure gets ramped up in the post-season. Here are the top 10 skaters you can count on to come through in the Stanley Cup playoffs. No. 10: David Krejci Team: Boston Bruins Pos: Center…
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  • Video - Canadiens Sweep Lightning 00:56

    Canadiens Sweep Lightning

    Apr 22
    Max Pacioretty's late third-period goal lifted the Canadiens past the Lightning 4-3.
  • Video - Inside The NHL: Top 3 Goals 01:04

    Inside The NHL: Top 3 Goals

    Apr 22
    Steve Levy and Barry Melrose count down the top three goals from the first week of the Stanley Cup playoffs.
  • Video - Canadiens Edge Lightning 01:14

    Canadiens Edge Lightning

    Apr 20
    The Canadiens took a 3-0 series lead in their playoff matchup against the Lightning with a 3-2 victory.
  • Video - Canadiens Cruise Past Lightning 00:46

    Canadiens Cruise Past Lightning

    Apr 18
    Rene Bourque scored twice in the Canadiens' 4-1 win over the Lightning to give Montreal a 2-0 series lead over Tampa Bay.

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