Friday, March 20, 2009

Ottawa 5 Montreal 4

Canadiens' Jaroslav Halak makes pad save on Senators' Jason Spezza Thursday night.
Photograph by: Jean Levac, Canwest News Service

Sens Drive Habs' Price From Nets -- Montreal Gazette

Halak steps in, keeps loss from getting out of hand.

OTTAWA – The Canadiens lost a hockey game Thursday night, but they might have rediscovered a starting goaltender.

The Ottawa Senators beat the Canadiens 5-4 before a record crowd of 20,500 at Scotiabank Place, but the visitors had a chance to come back after Jaroslav Halak replaced Carey Price early in the second period.

“Halak took the brunt of the momentum,” head coach Bob Gainey said.

“When he went in the net, he faced four or five difficult scoring opportunities and held us there. We did get back in the game, but there was not enough time.”

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More News On The Ottawa Montreal Hockey Game

Canadiens lose fourth straight -- National Post
Spezza the hero, Price the goat -- Globe And Mail
Spezza paces red-hot Senators past struggling Canadiens -- The Sports Network
Jason Spezza scores twice in Sens' 5-4 victory over Canadiens -- Canadian Press
Sliding Canadiens fall to Senators -- CBC
Senators deal heartbreak -- Ottawa Citizen

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