Hello, once again Ladies and Gentleman! Today we are going to take a look at the Montreal Canadiens week in review!
Montreal would go 1-2-0 in the three games that were played against the Ottawa Senators, New Jersey Devils, and Toronto Maple Leafs.
Tuesday, April 5th, 2022: Ottawa Senators at Montreal Canadiens
Game Recap: In Montreal, the Canadiens and Senators renew their rivalry and in the first Montreal takes the 1-0 lead when Brendan Gallagher scores his sixth of the year but then the Sens tie the game when Austin Watson scores his fifth of the year. In the second, Ottawa takes the 2-1 lead when Tim Stützle scores his 15th of the year but then the Habs tie the game when Justin Barron nets his first of the season. Brady Tkachuk gives the Sens the lead once again with his 24th of the year but then Montreal responds when Cole Caufield scores his 16th of the year. In the third, Ottawa gets a trio of goals when Drake Batherson scores his 14th of the year, Colin White scores his third of the year, and Austin Watson scores his second of the game to give Ottawa the 6-3 win over Montreal.
Areas to Focus On Going Into Next Contest: Staying out of the penalty box late in the contest.
Next Contest: Thursday, April 7th, 2022 at New Jersey Devils
Thursday, April 7th, 2022: Montreal Canadiens at New Jersey Devils
Game Recap: In New Jersey, the Devils host the Canadiens and in the first period the Habs take the 1-0 lead when Nick Suzuki scores his 19th and then Jake Evans nets his 10th to give the Habs the 2-0 lead. Tomas Tatar then scores his 14th of the year to get the Devils on the board but then Cole Caufield scores his 17th to give the Canadiens the 3-1 lead. In the second, A.J. Greer scores his first to bring the Devils within a goal but Joel Armia nets his fifth to give Montreal the 4-2 lead. In the third, Montreal gets a pair of goals when Chris Wideman scores his fourth and Christian Dvorak nets his 10th to give the Habs the 6-2 lead. New Jersey then strikes when Ty Smith scores his fourth and then Jesper Bratt scores his 23rd of the year to bring the Devils within two. Montreal seals the win after Kale Clague nets his second of the year as the Canadiens down the Devils 7-4.
Areas to Focus On Going Into Next Contest: Keep the foot on the gas and play your hearts out.
Next Contest: Saturday, April 9th, 2022 at Toronto Maple Leafs
Saturday, April 9th, 2022: Montreal Canadiens at Toronto Maple Leafs
Game Recap: In an Original Six match-up in Toronto, the Maple Leafs look to defeat the Canadiens. In the first, Auston Matthews nets a pair of goals to give the Leafs the 2-0 lead. In the second, Montreal gets on the board when Joel Edmundson nets his second of the year but then Toronto takes the 3-1 lead once John Tavares nets his 26th of the year. Montreal then comes within a goal once Cole Caufield scores his 18th of the year but the comeback is not enough as Toronto gets the 3-2 win over Montreal.
Areas to Focus On Going Into Next Contest: Power Plays. Montreal would go 0 for 4 on the power play.
Next Contest: Monday, April 11th, 2022 vs. Winnipeg Jets
Monday, April 11th, 2022: Winnipeg Jets at Montreal Canadiens
Wednesday, April 13th, 2022: Montreal Canadiens at Columbus Blue Jackets
Friday, April 15th, 2022: New York Islanders at Montreal Canadiens
Saturday, April 16th, 2022: Washington Capitals at Montreal Canadiens
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