Canadiens vs Blackhawks second period thread

Jean-Yves Ahern-USA TODAY Sports

Weise returns, but Galchenyuk leaves game with injury

Scoring Summary:

1ST PERIOD
NONE
2ND PERIOD
NONE

Penalty Summary:

1ST PERIOD
16:06 MTL Daniel Brière Hooking  - 2 min against  Marian Hossa
2ND PERIOD
NONE

Shots:

PERIOD MTL CHI
1st 13 11
2nd 2 4
Total 15 15

Stats:

CATEGORY MTL CHI
Power Plays 0/0 0/1
Hits 10 7
Faceoff Wins 5 11
Giveaways 0 3
Takeaways 1 2
Blocked Shots 14 1
Penalty Minutes 2 0

The score sheet is empty, but don't mistake this one for a boring game. Both the Blackhawks and Canadiens are missing half of their star players, but the pace has been superb.

Unfortunately for the Canadiens, their early dominance didn't hold up, with Chicago holding a wide edge in the second half of the period.

Also unfortunately, Alex Galchenyuk went down with an injury early, which puts the Habs in a tough situation.

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