Posts Tagged ‘Halak’

Halak leads Montreal Canadiens to 2-1 win over Washington, Caps lead series 3-2

April 25, 2010

The Montreal Canadiens returned starting goalie Jaroslav Halak to the net and he made 37 saves as the Habs beat the Caps 2-1 at Verizon Center Friday night. Washington leads the best of seven Eastern Conference series 3-2.

Halak shut down the highest scoring team in the NHL and Washington’s power play woes continued as the Caps failed on five extra man opportunities. The Caps are now one out of 24 on the power play for the series.

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Montreal Canadiens edge top-seeded Washington Capitals 3-2 in OT in playoff opener

April 17, 2010

The Montreal Canadiens surprised the Washington Capitals with a 3-2 overtime win in Game 1 of their best-of-seven playoff series Thursday night at Verizon Center.

Tomas Plekanec beat Jose Theodore 13:19 into overtime during a three-on-two break for the game-winner.

Canadiens goalie Jaroslav Halak made 45 saves to lead the Habs past the league’s highest scoring team in just his second playoff start and, incredibly, Montreal held MVP candidate Alexander Ovechkin without a shot.

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