Atlanta 5, Montreal 4; Canadiens' fighting spirit can't overcome sloppy defence
MONTREAL – The Canadiens simply ran out of time Tuesday night as they dropped a 5-4 decision to the Atlanta Thrashers.
Montreal played catch-up all evening, but had no answer for Colby Armstrong’s goal, which snapped a 4-4 tie at 13:14 of the third period.
Brian Gionta’s second goal of the night at 1:26 of the third period drew the Canadiens even at 3-3, but Pavel Kubina and Tomas Plekanec exchanged goals before Armstrong scored the clincher.
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