05:31 MTL PPG - T. PLEKANEC (4) WRIST - ASST: A. MARKOV (4) AND R. DIAZ (8) 1 - 0 MTL
07:53 OTT J. O'BRIEN (3) WRIST - ASST: E. KARLSSON (4) AND E. CONDRA (2) 1 - 1 TIE
01:27 OTT ZACK SMITH : FIGHTING - 5 MIN (RYAN WHITE)
01:27 MTL RYAN WHITE : FIGHTING - 5 MIN (ZACK SMITH)
05:18 OTT CHRIS PHILLIPS : INTERFERENCE - 2 MIN (TRAVIS MOEN)
05:38 OTT CHRIS NEIL : FIGHTING - 5 MIN (BRANDON PRUST)
05:38 MTL BRANDON PRUST : FIGHTING - 5 MIN (CHRIS NEIL)
05:38 OTT CHRIS NEIL SERVED BY JAKOB SILFVERBERG : UNSPORTSMANLIKE CONDUCT - 2 MIN
06:48 OTT MARK BOROWIECKI : CROSS CHECKING - 2 MIN (ERIK COLE)
06:48 MTL ERIK COLE : SLASHING - 2 MIN (MARK BOROWIECKI)
13:05 MTL ALEXEI EMELIN : HOLDING - 2 MIN (MILAN MICHALEK)
14:15 OTT CHRIS NEIL : ROUGHING - 2 MIN (COLBY ARMSTRONG)
16:11 OTT KYLE TURRIS : SLASHING - 2 MIN (ANDREI MARKOV)
17:58 OTT MARK BOROWIECKI : CROSS CHECKING - 2 MIN (RENE BOURQUE)
17:58 MTL RENE BOURQUE : SLASHING - 2 MIN (MARK BOROWIECKI)
Well that was interesting. After the powerplay got off to a wicked start off the sticks of Andrei Markov and Tomas Plekanec, a parade to the penalty box produced nothing else.
Erik Cole went to the dressing room for a possible skate issue, and Markov was slashed in the hand. Hopefully both players are back for the second period.
Budaj let in a bit of a weird one hat could be classified as a stinker, then made some 10 bell saves to redeem himself.
Ottawa has been the better possession team so far with much less time on the powerplay, so the Habs will have to turn it up a notch to take this one.
Also Plekanec is a boss. Brilliant penalty killer, 4 shots, a missed shot and a goal in the period.