Habs' Carey Price makes save against Thrashers' Rich Peverley in Atlanta on Friday night. Photograph by: Scott Cunningham, Getty Images
Thrashers Blank Canadiens 2-0 -- The Montreal Gazette
Price keeps team in game until empty-netter
ATLANTA – When you lose to one of the worst teams in the National Hockey League, it’s difficult to be positive.
But Canadiens head coach Guy Carbonneau found some things to like after his team dropped a 2-0 decision to the Atlanta Thrashers Friday night.
It starts with goaltender Carey Price. He turned in his strongest performance since returning to the lineup in late January. He gave up a power-play goal in the first period, but stopped 26 of 27 shots. He gave the Canadiens a chance to tie until Rich Peverley scored an empty-net goal at 19:24 of the third period.
“We’ve been waiting for that for a long time,” Carbonneau said of the young goalie’s performance.
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