Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Montreal 4 Chicago 1

Canadiens goalie Carey Price makes pad save against Blackhawks' Patrick Sharp during first period Tuesday night at the Bell Centre. Photograph by: John Mahoney, Montreal Gazette

From The Montreal Gazette:

The Kid outplayed his mentor as the Canadiens beat the Chicago Blackhawks 4-1 and continued to cling to the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference.

Carey Price stopped 27 of 28 shots while the Canadiens lit up former Montreal goaltender Cristobal Huet for four goals. Huet and Price became close friends last season when Huet served as Price’s tutor and rival for the No. 1 job before he was traded to Washington at the deadline.

The victory gave the Canadiens 88 points in the standings and moved them to within a point of the seventh-place New York Rangers and they have a game in hand.

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More News On The Montreal Chicago Hockey Game

Price upstages his former mentor -- Globe And Mail
Habs top 'Hawks, keep hold of eighth-seed in East -- The Sports Network
Canadiens down Blackhawks to maintain playoff spot -- Reuters
Canadiens put away Blackhawks -- CBC
Early Kovalev goal leads Canadiens to 4-1 win over Blackhawks -- Canadian Press
Montreal Canadiens defeat Chicago Blackhawks 4-1 -- Chicago Tribune

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