Canadiens vs. Jets – Game 2

Montreal Canadiens v. Winnipeg Jets
Second Round – Game 2 (Montreal leads 1-0)

Game Lineups:

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Game Recap:

Montreal looks to take the 2-0 series lead after getting the Game 1 win Wednesday night while the Jets look to tie the series.

A quiet first period with no goals scored and no penalties doled out lead to the second period. In the second period, a early penalty is handed out to Montreal’s Paul Byron for a hi-stick call just 22 seconds into the period. While on the penalty kill, Tyler Toffoli scores the shorthanded goal, his third goal of the 2021 playoffs, at 1:41 with the assists given to Shea Weber, his second, and Artturi Lehkonen, his first assist of this postseason. Montreal goes on the Power Play when Mathieu Perreault is called for Interference at the 10:!2 mark.

In the third period, Winnipeg goes on the power play when Montreal’s Shea Weber heads to the box for a tripping call at 4:31.

Winnipeg does not score on any of their power play chances on the night. Montreal goes to shutout the Jets with the 1-0 and the series heads to Montreal for Games 3 and 4 on Sunday and Monday night, respectively.

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Scoring Summary:

1st Period: No Goals Scored

2nd Period:

Montreal SHG: Tyler Toffoli (3) – Assisted by: Shea Weber (2) and Artturi Lehkonen (1) — 1:41

3rd Period: No Goals Scored

Penalty Summary:

1st Period: No Penalties

2nd Period:

Montreal: Paul Byron for Hi-sticking — 2 min minor — :22
Winnipeg: Mathieu Perreault for Interference — 2 min minor — 10:12

3rd Period:

Montreal: Shea Weber for Tripping — 2 min minor — 4:31

Statistical Summary:

1st Period

Montreal – 0Winnipeg – 0
Faceoffs6/148/14
Power Play0/00/0
Shots78
Hits1427

2nd Period

Montreal – 1Winnipeg – 0
Faceoffs16/3822/38
Power Play0/10/1
Shots1716
Hits1644

3rd Period

Montreal – 1Winnipeg – 0
Faceoffs27/6033/60
Power Play0/10/2
Shots2430
Hits2049
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