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The Habs need 1 goal to get back in this game.

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The Habs took a penalty 36 seconds into the 2nd with Lars Eller putting his team in trouble after tripping Milan Michalek. The Canadiens were able to kill the penalty and started putting on the attack immediately in response, jumping out to a 6-1 lead in 2nd period shots.

The hitting did not die down in 2nd period, and there was still no room to move. The game opened up around the 10 minute mark, as the Canadiens pressed for 7 shot attempts and 3 shots on net in the span of a minute, but were unable to penetrate for the tying goal. Another powerplay for the Habs proved fruitless, as they moved the puck and had a couple of clear shots but were stymied by Craig Anderson when the shots got through.

The Habs are doing a good job at keeping their heads in the game despite the temptation to feel frustrated and will have 20 minutes to solve Anderson. They have been putting a lot of shots through in this series: 110 shots on the net through 2 games and 2 periods. Tonight, Les Canadiens de Montréal only need 1 shot to get through to tie it.

Scoring Summary

1ST PERIOD
11:28 OTT Clarke MacArthur (2) Backhand shot - ASST: Mark Stone (3), Erik Karlsson (3) 1 - 0 OTT
2ND PERIOD
NONE

Penalty Summary

1ST PERIOD
16:44 OTT Clarke MacArthur Hooking  - 2 min against  Devante Smith-Pelly
2ND PERIOD
00:36 MTL Lars Eller Tripping  - 2 min against  Milan Michalek
03:54 OTT Eric Gryba Holding  - 2 min against  Brendan Gallagher
13:42 OTT Kyle Turris Holding  - 2 min against  Tomas Plekanec

Shots

PERIOD MTL OTT
1st 9 12
2nd 19 6
Total 28 18

Team Stats

CATEGORY MTL OTT
Power Plays 0/3 0/1
Hits 25 46
Faceoff Wins 19 23
Giveaways 9 8
Takeaways 1 2
Blocked Shots 14 12
Penalty Minutes 2 6