The Montreal Canadiens beat the Calgary Flames by a score of 3-2 to improve to 5-1-1 on the season. Carey Price made 21 saves to pick up the win and tie Patrick Roy for second with 289 career wins as a Montreal Canadien.
The Habs were all over the Flames in the first two periods outshooting them 34-15 after 2 periods. The Habs finally beat Rittich at the 15:50 mark of the second on a powerplay goal from Petry then 1:49 seconds later Gallagher scored to give the Habs the lead. Xavier Ouellet picked up his first point as a Hab by getting an assist on the Drouin goal.
Even when the Habs were shorthanded they were getting numerous opportunities.
A Solid Night for the Habs
The Domi line for the Habs was on the ice for all three goals and continues to be their best line. Domi, Petry, and Drouin all had two points on the night.
The Habs were 54% on faceoffs tonight which looks promising going forward.
The Habs Killed off five penalties and scored two of their three goals on the power play.
The Habs will Travel to Buffalo to face the Sabres on Thursday night at 7:00 and then play Boston on Saturday Night before returning home to face Dallas next Tuesday.