The Montreal Canadiens have defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-3 in a SO. Montreal who was down 2-0 after the first rallied back to win in a shootout. Tomas Tatar played a great game and was rewarded with three points. Jonathan Drouin who hasn’t done much all year scored the game-winning goal in a shootout. Niemi looked okay and made a few key saves down the stretch to get the Habs the W.
Good Things for the Habs:
Tomas Tatar with two goals and an assist looked very good. He will be a strong part of the Habs power-play this season.
The Habs finally scored on the powerplay which is a good sign moving forward. Mike Reilly and Victor Mete looked very solid on the offensive end and those two could make up for Weber in his absence.
Antti Niemi had a shaky game allowing three goals on a mere 28 shots
Andrew Shaw for the second straight game takes away a Habs goal. Tonight it was the go-ahead goal by Victor Mete
Habs had a 5-3 for about a 1:45 and couldn’t find a way to put the puck in the net.
The Habs are back in action Monday as they hope to have Carey Price back as they face the Red Wings.