Canadiens fall 7-2 to Rangers, as everything goes wrong in series opener
Summary of 6 articles · Updated May 17, 2014
With the Rangers already leading 2-0, Carey Price was taken down early in the second period of New York's 7-2 pounding of the Canadiens in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference final on Saturday afternoon. Louis started the onslaught and Henrik Lundqvist posted his first win in Montreal in more than two years as the New York Rangers routed the Canadiens 7-2 to open the NHL Eastern Conference final on Saturday afternoon. St. All of this is to say that, after two rounds, the Habs were due for a stinker, and in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals versus the New York Rangers, they got one, dropping the opener by a score of 7-2. This one was never close. The Montreal Canadiens have led a charmed existence since the postseason began. Seven different Rangers scored, and defenseman Ryan McDonagh, who had just three points in his previous 14 playoff games, put up four on Saturday. In the second period, things took a turn into nightmare territory, as Chris Kreider poked a puck past Alexei Emelin, then barreled in on Carey Price before losing an edge and barreling into Carey Price, who appeared to take the brunt of the collision on his right knee. MONTREAL - Martin St.
Questions surround Habs goalie Carey Price after loss 7-2 to Rangers
MONTREAL - Montreal may have lost more than just the opening game of the series. With the Rangers already leading 2-0, Carey Price was taken down early in the second period of New York's 7-2 pounding of the Canadiens in Game 1 of the Eastern ...