Saturday, February 28, 2009

Montreal 3 San Jose 2

Canadiens defenceman Josh Gorges celebrates his third goal of the season, the Habs' second of the game, against the San Jose Sharks, his first NHL team. Joining him is teammate Christopher Higgins. John Mahoney, Gazette

Game 63: Habs Edge Sharks To Extend Streak -- Montreal Gazette

There’s only one man to thank for the Canadiens’ current four-game winning streak – goaltender Jaroslav Halak.

The 23-year-old Slovak weathered a 48-shot barrage last night as the Canadiens edged the Western Conference-leading San Jose Sharks, 3-2.

Halak was given a chance to play because Carey Price is struggling. Coach Guy Carbonneau said he’ll stick with the hot hand and that belongs to Halak.

He has won four in a row with a 1.98 goals-against average and a .952 save percentage.

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More News On Tonight's Montreal - San Jose Hockey Game

Halak, Habs withstand San Jose rally -- CBC News
Lemieux?s homecoming comes up short in Sharks 3-2 loss to Habs -- Canadian Press
Canadiens hold off Sharks to maintain winning run -- Reuters
Fly on the Wall: Feb. 28, 2009 --
Halak impressive as Canadiens continue to win -- Bleacher report
Canadiens win fourth straight in toppling Sharks -- The Sports Network
Sharks can't climb out of hole -- Mercury News

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