The Canadiens beat the tar out of the Islanders in possession in the opening period, and the scoreboard reflects it with a 2-0 lead going into the second.
00:49 MTL T. MOEN (2) WRIST - ASST: C. ARMSTRONG (2) 1 - 0 MTL
11:02 MTL PPG - M. PACIORETTY (3) WRIST - ASST: D. DESHARNAIS (5) AND P. SUBBAN (4) 2 - 0 MTL
09:41 NYI LUBOMIR VISNOVSKY : HOOKING - 2 MIN (RENE BOURQUE)
19:29 MTL LARS ELLER : SLASHING - 2 MIN (KEITH AUCOIN)
The Canadiens finished the period with a 17-3 advantage in Fenwick, an 85% period of domination. Shots at even strength were 12-2 for the Habs.
P.K. Subban has now been involved in 5 straight powerplay goals, with 2 goals and 3 assists over that period.
The Canadiens will start the second on the penalty kill after Eller took a slashing penalty with 31 seconds left in the first period.
40 more minutes of that sure would be great, eh?