Sunday, February 8, 2009

Maple Leafs Upset Canadiens In Montreal

Canadiens Maxim Lapierre watches as a shot goes off the crossbar while Toronto Maple Leafs goaltender Vesa Toskala reaches back during first period action at The Bell Centre in Montreal.
(THE GAZETTE/Dave SidawayMontreal -- Photo from The National Post)

From The National Post:

The battle between Sergei Kostitsyn and Mikhail Grabovski that everyone expected Saturday night never materialized.

In fact, the Montreal Canadiens as a team didn't put up much of a fight in this one, a 5-2 loss to the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Carey Price, who was supposed to have the night off until Jaroslav Halak showed up sick at the Bell Centre, did not look good at all on any of the Leafs goals, all long shots that eluded the struggling goaltender.

The Canadiens have now lost seven of their last nine games and embark on a tough six-game road trip that could make or break the team's season.

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More News On The Montreal - Toronto Game

Price hung out to dry in third -- The Montreal Gazette
Leafs savour sweet victory -- Toronto Star
Leafs add to Canadiens' misery -- Globe And Mail
Blake scores twice in Leafs' win over Habs -- AP
Toskala answers call in Maple Leaf win -- CBC Sports
Blake and Leafs dispatch sliding Habs -- TSN
Big victory for Leafs -- SLAM Sports
Leafs get the last laugh -- SLAM Sports
Inconsistent Offense vs. Pourous Defense: Canadiens vs. Leafs -- Bleacher Report

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