Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Buffalo 4 Montreal 3

Canadiens' Maxim Lapierre unloads on Sabres' Andrej Sekera at the Bell Centre Monday.
Photograph by: John Mahoney, The Gazette

Canadiens Fall 4-3 To Sabres -- Montreal Gazette

Buffalo nets winner with two-man advantage.

MONTREAL – Penalties once again proved to be the Canadiens’ undoing Monday night as they dropped a 4-3 decision to the Buffalo Sabres.

The Sabres were enjoying a two-man advantage when Clarke MacArthur scored at 14:41 of the third period to snap a 3-3 tie.

Glen Metropolit, who was in box Saturday night when the Atlanta Thrashers scored the winning goal in overtime, took an extra minor in a battle with Derek Roy at 12:57 and he was joined by Ryan O’Byrne, who took a high-sticking penalty at 13:34.

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More News On Last Night's Hockey Game

Canadiens pay for penalty binge -- Montreal Gazette
Canadiens give it away to Sabres -- Montreal Gazette
Penalties haunt Montreal in loss to Sabres -- National Post
Canadiens drop 3rd in a row -- CBC
Sabres' win streak reaches four -- AP
Lack Of Discipline Sinks The Montreal Canadiens. -- Bleacher Report
Sabres-Canadiens: Penalties Sink Habs, Coach Shrugs -- Bleacher Report
Kostitsyn stays hot but penalties continue to haunt Habs -- The Examiner

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