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The Canadian stumbled to Corey Crawford, who made 48 saves, a top personnel in the regular season.
The will was there, but the result has been the same for the Canadian, on Saturday, when he received a backhand to 2-0 in the face of the Blackhawks of Chicago.
Two days after he was downgraded in the beginning of the meeting by the New York Islanders, en route to a defeat of 2-1, the club has offered a performance more convincing. The Canadian, however, stumbled on to Corey Crawford, who made 48 saves, a top personnel in the regular season.
Despite a better effort from the Habs, the twists and turns were, however, many in out-of-zone and the advantage digital has once again had misfire in being 0-for-4. The Canadian has finally been cleared for the fifth time this season.
“It is certain that the guardian of the other side deserve a lot of credit. Crawford has played the entire game, has recognised the head coach of the Canadian, Claude Julien. But I would say that our execution was not on point for the majority of the match. I don’t know if it is connected to the pressure or if it is only a bad passage in the season. But this is not a good time to be experiencing difficulties. “
Since the Hurricanes of the Caroline defeated the Sabres in Buffalo 4-2 and the Blue Jackets of Columbus has earned a point in a 2-1 in overtime to face the Boston Bruins, the Canadian is distant a little more than a playoff spot.
The Canadian (37-28-7) lagging three points behind the Blue Jackets and four on the Hurricanes. These two teams have the two pass additional giving access to the series in the Association. In addition, the Hurricanes have a game in hand on its two pursuers.
Carey Price made 22 stops in front of the net, Canadian.
Connor Murphy and Brendan Perlini have hit the target for the Blackhawks (32-30-9), who won a fifth straight game. Crawford, from Chateauguay, now has a record of 9-2-2 in 13 outings in his career in the face of the Canadian. He added a second clean sheet to his record seasonal.
After a first period of rather quiet, the game is livened up a little during the second commitment.
The striker, Canadian Paul Byron has reached the cross-bar in the beginning of the period. However, Murphy was the first to fly after 3:04 of the game, thanks to a precise shot to the side of the mitten.
Dylan Sikura is past, nearly double the advance of the visitors a few minutes later, but his shot has in turn reached the horizontal bar.
Crawford is distinguished by the following, frustrating, in particular Byron in a numerical superiority of the Canadian, and then Victor Mete and Artturi Lehkonen blow on blow, a little later.
Perlini was then dealt a crushing blow to the hopes of the Canadian widening the gap after 4:49 to play in the third period. Perlini has completed a great exchange to three with Slater Koekkoek and Alex DeBrincat.
It took until midway in the third period to see the Canadian play a little more with a sense of urgency.
However, the Habs, meeting Crawford, who managed one of his most beautiful saves from Joel Armia with the leg straight. Crawford has also played in luck when Lehkonen has reached the horizontal bar.
In addition, Price was honored before the game for having beat Jacques Plante in the first rank in the history of Canada with 315 victories. His family came to join him on the rink, and has received flowers from Shea Weber, Byron and Brendan Gallagher.
Photo: Graham Hughes The canadian Press
A stick in gold has been awarded to Carey Price.
Price received an autographed jersey by his team-mates and with the number 315 in the rear. The son of Jacques Plante, as well as the granddaughter and the great-granddaughter of the legendary goalkeeper went on the rink in the company of the president of the Canadian, Geoff Molson, to put a stick in the gold Price.
The Canadian team will play its next game Tuesday, when he will visit the Philadelphia Flyers.
Echoes of locker room
Artturi Lehkonen has admitted that the finish had failed :
“We got scoring opportunities. We simply have to be a little more incisive in situations where we can score. Tonight, we didn’t take advantage of our opportunities and we lost the match. “
Shea Weber would have liked to see the digital advantage to make the difference :
“It’s always the same thing. We must get results. Especially in important moments of the match like that, it could make a difference. History repeats itself and it doesn’t make the difference. “
Carey Price has appreciated the ceremony pre-game :
“It was good to be able to share this moment with my family. I’m happy that everyone came to be part of it. It was a very special moment for me. “