Mike Carlson

Canadiens Playoffs 2014: Round 1 Game 1: Habs vs Lightning

It all begins tonight, as the Canadiens have a chance to snatch home ice advantage away from the Lightning.

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Weise breaks the heart of a Lightning fan

How great was Dale Weise's game winner? If you go frame by frame, you can pinpoint the exact moment this Tampa Bay fan's heart breaks.



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Fourth line comes up big

It took an overtime period to get it done, but Montreal shot down Tampa's home ice advantage with a dominant performance.



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Weise with the winner, advantage Montreal

The defense was optional. The goaltending was optional. The game was insane. Dale Weise scored towards the very end of the first overtime period to give the Habs a 1-0 series lead.

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Marc Bergevin celebrates game one OT goal

Marc Bergevin is a man of many expressions and apparently many dance moves. The Habs GM celebrated with this hilariously awkward dance. Meanwhile Steve Yzerman...looked less than pleased. gif courtesy of @myregularface who you should all follow immediately.

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Canadiens vs Lightning third period thread

Canadiens and Lightning all tied up at 2 after 2 as Gio knots it up with a shortie. Look out for those rebounds!

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Hockey Night in Canada playoffs montage

The best part of CBC's presentation of Hockey Night in Canada is easily their montages. As per usual, Tim Thompson (@b0undless) knocked it out of the park with this masterpiece set to the tune of For Whom the Bells Toll.

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Canadiens vs Lightning second period thread

Plekanec scores a beauty of a goal to tie it at one after one

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Game 1 thread: Habs vs Lightning

Habs tackle Lindback-led Bolts at Tampa in Game 1; Prust is a go!



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Canadiens Playoffs 2014: Brandon Prust will play tonight

Brandon Prust confirmed to Guillaume Lefrancois of Radio Canada that he would play tonight against the Tampa Bay Lightning. Prust has been practicing with Tomas Plekanec and Brendan Gallagher, as well as with Lars Eller and Brian Gionta. It's unknown which trio he'll end up playing with, but it seems like he'll be the left winger Michel Therrien wants matched up against Steven Stamkos, who is playing right wing instead of center.

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Can the Canadiens reclaim home-ice advantage?

After losing home-ice advantage in game 82, can the Habs reclaim it by drawing first blood against the Lightning?

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